• European Stars

    Roberto Baggio

    Roberto Baggio (born 18 February 1967) is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder.

    A technically gifted, creative playmaker, and a set piece specialist, renowned for his curling free-kicks, dribbling skills, and goalscoring, Baggio is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

    In 1993, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d'Or.

    Luís Figo

    Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo (born 4 November 1972) is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan before retiring on 31 May 2009. Figo won 127 caps for the Portugal national team.

    Renowned for his creativity and ability to get past defenders as a winger, Figo is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation. Figo's 106 assists are the second-most in La Liga history. Figo won the 2000 Ballon d'Or, 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year. Figo is one of the few football players to have played for both Spanish rival clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid. His controversial transfer in 2000 from Barcelona to bitter rivals Real Madrid set a world record fee of €62 million.

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team. Cristiano Ronaldo has won five Ballons d'Or and four European Golden Shoes, both of which are records for a European player, and has won 30 major trophies in his career. Cristiano Ronaldo holds the records for the most goals (130) and assists (40) in the history of the UEFA Champions League.

    Ronaldo is one of the few recorded players to have made over 1,000 professional career appearances and has scored over 700 senior career goals for club and country, and is also the second player to score 100 international goals, and the first European to achieve the feat.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Zlatan Ibrahimović (born 3 October 1981) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club A.C. Milan. Ibrahimović is widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, and is one of the most decorated active footballers in the world, having won 31 trophies in his career. He has scored over 550 career goals, and has scored in each of the last four decades.

    Ibrahimović is one of ten players to have made 100 or more appearances for the Swedish national team, over a 15-year international career. He is the country's all-time leading goalscorer with 62 goals. He has been awarded Guldbollen (the Golden Ball), given to the Swedish player of the year, a record 11 times, including 10 consecutive times from 2007 to 2016. Ibrahimović's bicycle kick goal for Sweden against England won the 2013 FIFA Puskás Award, and he finished at a peak of fourth for the FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2013.