With Lionel Messi (35, Paris Saint-Germain) 스포츠토토 winning the World Cup, the ranking of ‘The Greatest Of All Time’ (GOAT) has changed.
British media 90MIN released the GOAT leaderboard on the 20th (Korean time).
Messi ranked first, followed by Diego Maradona (Argentina) and Pele (Brazil) in the top three. It is notable that Pele fell to third place. Messi’s rise in the rankings seems to have had an impact.
Messi made the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar his stage. He scored 7 goals and 3 assists from the group stage to the final, leading Argentina to the championship. Messi won the Golden Ball (Best Player).
In the meantime, he was rated lower than Pele and Maradona because he had not won the World Cup, but now he can stand shoulder to shoulder with him. 90MIN evaluated Messi better than them.
After that, Franz Beckenbauer (Germany), Johan Cruyff (Netherlands), Ronaldo (Brazil), Zinedine Zidane (France), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Michel Platini (France), and Roberto Baggio (Italy) were included in the top 10 in that order. .
Ronaldo, who was rated in the top 5, fell to 8th place. Ronaldo has won 5 Ballon d’Or so far. He has lifted numerous trophies, including winning the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League five times.
However, it performed very poorly in Qatar, which was the last World Cup. In the first match of the group stage against Ghana, he only scored one goal, and was not included in the starting list for the round of 16 and quarterfinal matches. It is Ronaldo who ended his last World Cup bitterly.