Greatest Number 10s


Greatest Number 10’s – Gheorghe Hagi

Eoin Coyne profiles the genius from Eastern Europe. The early 90s football landscape was dotted with squat, diminutive football geniuses. As the quintessential archetype of this player, Diego Maradona, was about to hit a trough in his illustrious career others were reaching their own peaks in the game. Whilst Maradona would ultimately end up leaving…


Greatest Number 10’s – Thomas Brolin

Chris Gallagher profiles an underrated talent….Thomas Brolin. My love affair with Italian football began in 1992, when Channel 4 began broadcasting Serie A matches live every Sunday afternoon. As a youngster, my only exposure to continental football was the big international tournaments every couple of years or whatever European match was broadcast that week. Keeping…


Greatest Number 10’s – Zinedine Zidane

Growing up to tournaments such as World Cup ’98 and Euro 2000, when thinking of football, only one name stands out. Scoring two goals and leading his team to World Cup glory, before guiding his team to Euro success, made Zinedine Zidane a hero in my eyes, and many other football fans, of all ages, all around the globe. Away from the national team, “Zizou” has won enough team awards as well as personal accolades to more than justify his inclusion in the topic of footballs greatest ever.

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