33 players on the list of the best in the history of the World Cup

33 players on the list of the best in the history of the World Cup

The famous goalkeeper of Dynamo Moscow and the former Soviet Union national team, Lev Yashin, ranked 16th in a list of 33 best players in the history of the World Cup, published by FourFourTwo magazine.

The famous magazine's ranking was topped by Brazilian Pele, followed by Argentine Lionel Messi and then his compatriot Diego Maradona.

List of the 33 best players in World Cup history:

1- The Brazilian Pele 2- The Argentine Lionel Messi 3- The Argentine Maradona 4- The Brazilian Ronaldo “The Phenomenon” 5- The Frenchman Zinedine Zidane 6- The German Franz Beckenbauer 7- The Frenchman Kylian Mbappe 8- The Portuguese Eusebio 9- The German Miroslav Klose 10- The Brazilian Garrincha 11- Brazilian Jarzinho 12 - Dutch Johan Cruyff 13 - French-Moroccan Just Fontaine 14 - Brazilian Carlos Alberto Torres 15 - Italian Fabio Cannavaro 16 - Russian Lev Yashin 17 - English Bobby Moore 18 - Italian Paolo Rossi 19 - German Gerd Muller 20 - Spanish Xavi Hernandez 21- Brazilian Rivaldo 22- Frenchman Michel Platini 23- Brazilian Cafu 24- German Lothar Matthaus 25- Hungarian Ferenz Puskas 26- German Thomas Muller 27- German Jürgen Klinsmann 28- English Gary Lineker 29- Dutch Dennis Bergkamp 30- German Oliver Kahn 31- Englishman Geoff Hurst 32 - Cameroonian Roger Milla 33 - Peruvian Tufilo Cubillas.

Lev Yashin, who was given several nicknames because of his stardom, including: the Black Spider, the Black Panther, and the Octopus (1929-1990), is one of the most famous goalkeepers in the world in history, and he is the only goalkeeper in history to win the Golden Ball award for the best player in Europe. , which was monopolized by attackers and to a lesser extent midfield and defense players, in addition to the award for the best goalkeeper of the past century, by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

Lev Yashin won the Olympic gold medal in 1956 in Melbourne, with the Soviet Union team, and the title of champion of the first edition of the 1960 European Nations Cup, in France, in addition to the bronze medal in the 1966 World Cup, in England. The “Black Spider” played 75 matches with His country's national team only conceded 70 goals.

Lev Yashin, who defended the Russian team Dynamo Moscow, between 1950 and 1971, won the title of USSR League champion five times, and the USSR Cup champion in 1953, and was chosen as the best goalkeeper three times, in the years (1960). , 1963, 1966).

Shami-Bumrah scare the opposing teams, take wickets before every 10 balls, 'Best Indian bowling till date'

India has three pacers to take wickets in the power play and two amazing spinners to take wickets in the middle overs. There is no doubt that India's bowling is the most balanced and most lethal in the World Cup.

India defeated Sri Lanka by a record 302 runs in the 33rd match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 and made it to the semi-finals. In this match, once again the magic of the trio of Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah was seen. On the basis of Mohammed Shami's five wickets and Sri Lanka's three wickets, India all-out Sri Lanka for 55 runs. "This team has now become picture perfect and the main reason for this is its lethal bowling." Former Test cricketer and former selector of Team India, Syed Saba Karim has been confident about the bowling of Team India from the beginning. Especially in the power play, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohd. Shami's unique bowling has taken the morale of the team to the seventh sky. Saba also says, "India has covered all the bases. India has three pacers to take wickets in the power play and two amazing spinners to take wickets in the middle overs. India's bowling is the best in the World Cup. It is balanced and most lethal, there is no doubt about it."
1 wicket before every 10 balls - this is Mo. Shami's surprising strike rate. A strike rate of only 9.4 means that almost every 10 balls he takes one wicket of the opposition team. He is miles ahead of other players in the World Cup. This is the reason why he has taken 45 wickets in the World Cup so far in just 14 matches. Mechanical engineer, investment banker and cricket statistics expert Sarvesh presents this in a very interesting way-

This analysis of Sarvesh with the help of Python coding language tells how Mohd. who took 14 wickets in just three matches. Shami is proving to be more lethal than Sri Lanka's Dilshan Madhushanka (23 wickets), Shaheen Shah Afridi (16 wickets), Marco Jansen (16 wickets), Adam Zampa (16 wickets) and even at times Jasprit Bumrah (15 wickets). Are.

Former Indian cricketer Reetinder Singh Sodhi says, "The pair of Bumrah and Mohammed Shami hunt like they are strangling the batsmen and not even allowing them to breathe. Before the tournament, it seemed that the batsmen would win the title. But now this confidence has shifted to the bowlers. Our bowlers can now defend even a score of 200 - against any team."

Mo against Sri Lanka. Shami took five wickets for 18 runs while keeping one maiden in 5 overs. Shami also achieved this feat against New Zealand in the same tournament in Dharamshala (5/54). Shami is playing only the third match in the tournament. And has taken a total of 14 wickets including 4/22 against England. 45 wickets in the World Cup. That means, leaving behind the record of 44 wickets of Zaheer Khan and Javagal Srinath, Shami has now come at the top of this elite Indian list.

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