We are reaching that point where the Premier League’s finest are retiring from the beautiful game – most recently, arguably the Premier League’s greatest ever player and former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry called time on his playing days.
When things like this happen, us football fans can’t help but get all nostalgic and take a trip down memory lane and we recount our favourite goals, icons and matches from yesteryear.
This usually throws up players you’d forgotten about or players you forget played for certain clubs or sometimes you even forget just how prolific they were in their heyday.
The latest image doing the rounds on social media reveals just how impressive Dutch side Ajax’s starting XI was once upon a time! Can’t think of too many sides who would overcome the Eredivisie outfit then or now.
So, this starting line-up actually happened pic.twitter.com/Fkk4irgUN6
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) December 19, 2014