Neymar is shit, just an Instagram player who does stepovers against farmers
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You selected Henry.Obviously it will be dependent on age. Players from any country are allowed so it doesn't have to be the Premier League only. You can also include players that you loved that aren't necessarily the best in their position. No Messi or Ronaldo though, just to make things a bit more interesting.
Went for Lahm ahead of Roberto Carlos, Lizarazu and Cole. All who were world-class. Puyol probably wasn't as good as a fair few centre-backs but I just loved watching him play. It was either him or Ramos. Went for Thuram over Cafu but it's almost a toss up.
Pirlo was an absolute wizard. Modric is still ridiculously good which is a testament to his quality. Gerrard carried his team like no other, and was arguably the best midfielder on the planet for a few years if not player.
Bale, for us, was unplayable. It would have been easy to include Ronaldo (the Brazilian one) but went with with Shearer (just ahead of Drogba) just because I loved watching play and he scored every type of goal, and I think his hold up play with suit Henry and Bale.
Walker, King, Vertonghen, Assou-Ekotto
Bale, Eriksen, Ronaldinho
All in their prime. Would be unstopable.
You'd really pick Neymar ahead of Messi, Ronaldo and a host of other world beaters?
Beech Said no Ronaldo or Messi and for me Neymar is the 3rd most talented player of this generation behind them, simply went away from the spotlight at PSG and has had issues with injuries. Absolutely sensational player when he's on it, completely unplayable.
If Messi/Ronaldo were possible picks, it's a pretty easy Suarez out for Ronaldo and Salah out for Messi, Neymar would remain.
Ah, missed that part......
Insanely gifted, but but too much of a fair-weather dosser for my liking.....
Can't believe nobody else seems to have selected Gerrard. If ever a side was a one man team it was Liverpool for years. He was mediocre for England but for Liverpool he was ridiculous year after year, no matter where they played him. Seemed to also score a goal of the month contender every month too.
You selected Henry.
Well you didn't limit yourself to the PL, so I'd have gone with Zlatan. He's better than Henry, and not just because he never suited up for Woolwich (though it helps).I couldn't not. I think he's the arguably the best player in Premier League history, and it would have been easier for me to pretend he didn't exist and completely ignore him. I almost did and very nearly included Suarez who was ridiculous for Liverpool. But Henry did it for years whereas Suarez was only at Liverpool for what, two or three seasons? Though he was obviously brilliant for Barcelona after as well.