FIFA.com reflects on the career of Paulo Roberto Falcao, who brought his flair and tactical acumen to bear in gracing the midfields of Internacional, Roma and Brazil in the 1970s and 80s.
An icon of Spanish football in its formative years, Ricardo Zamora cut a distinctive figure in his cloth cap and turtleneck sweater. FIFA.com tells the story of a goalkeeping great known as El Divino.
FIFA.com reflects on the magnificent career of Teofilo Cubillas, the Alianza Lima and Porto legend who scored five goals apiece at Mexico 1970 and Argentina 1978 to help Peru thrive.
FIFA.com reflects on the unique career of Romario, who defied the odds to become one of the greatest players of his era and fire Brazil to FIFA World Cup glory.
In the latest in our series profiling some of the game's great players, we look at the talented and outspoken Paul Breitner, a hero of Germany's 1974 and 1982 FIFA World Cup campaigns.
Michael Laudrup illuminated and achieved at Juventus, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Ajax. FIFA.com pays tribute to a man who, despite failing to lift a major trophy with Denmark, is regarded as their greatest-ever player.
Josef Masopust thrust Dukla Prague to eight league titles and Czechoslovakia into the FIFA World Cup Final. FIFA.com pays tribute to a midfielder who won the Ballon d'Or and was named his nation's player of the century.
Daniel Passarella was a fearsome opponent for strikers and exceptionally prolific for a centre-back. FIFA.com reflects on the career of a River Plate legend and La Albiceleste’s first FIFA World Cup-winning captain.