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The Top 10 Greatest Strikers Of All Time Have Been Named

The Top 10 Greatest Strikers Of All Time Have Been Named

Legendary Brazilian duo Pele and Ronaldo were both named amongst the 10 best strikers in football's long-running history.

Pele, who is widely considered as one of the best footballers of all time, won an incredible three World Cups with Brazil during his prolific playing career.

And the PA news agency, which compiled the top 10 list, called the former Santos star the best striker of all time.

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Ronaldo, who is widely considered as one of the best strikers of all time, enjoyed an illustrious playing career for both club and country.

The former Barcelona and Real Madrid striker won two World Cups and two Copa Americas, as well as capturing the Ballon d'Or on two occasions.

PA pointed to Ronaldo's success in Europe after leaving Brazil, saying the legendary former striker "flourished" at clubs like PSV Eindhoven and Barcelona.

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Joining his Brazilian legends on the list is Romario, who also received praise for his career with both club and country.

Other legendary players to make the top 10 include Real Madrid icon Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas and Eusebio.

However, some fans might be left raising their eyebrows at other omissions, namely Arsenal hero Thierry Henry and Premier League legend Alan Shearer.

Posted below are the top 10 strikers in football history, according to PA.

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Pele

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Romario

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Ronaldo

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Gerd Muller

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Ferenc Puskas

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Alfredo Di Stefano

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Marco van Basten

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Jimmy Greaves

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Eusebio

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Fernando Peyroteo

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Topics: Football News, Football, Ronaldo, Pele

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]