Remember those players that your Dad is always banging on about? Well if we’re honest, they actually weren’t that bad.
The 1980’s were home to some of the greatest figures to ever grace the game, with the skill, ego and ability to send fans of the beautiful game into hysteria.
From Diego Maradona, to Michel Platini, there really were some special players back then.
It was a different time, with a different style of play. No diving, no cheating (not always the case with Maradona), and a slower tempo. If you try to replicate this at the park, you’ll likely lose the ball to that nippy kid everyone hates.
Back when Brazil ruled the world, the likes of Zico and Socrates were simply majestic.
Here we take a look at the top ten players from the 1980’s that we think beat all others.
Watch our list of players in the latest FFC video here….
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