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.
FIFA.com pays tribute to the exceptional career of Gunnar Nordahl, who scored 43 goals in 33 games for Sweden, helping them to Olympic gold in the process, and won a record five Capocannoniere awards with AC Milan.
FIFA.com remembers "Uruguay's Goalkeeping Great", Roque Gaston Maspoli, who won the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and gave 64 years of his life to football as a player and a coach.
FIFA.com relives the career of Sepp Maier, an amusing character and one of the greatest goalkeepers in history, who won the most prestigious prizes available with Bayern Munich and Germany.
FIFA.com reflects on the career of Roberto Baggio, who remains one of Juventus’s all-time greatest players, excelled for several other clubs, and provided Italy fans with some memorable moments over a 16-year period.
FIFA.com reflects on the magnificent career of Matthias Sindelar, the technically brilliant forward who inspired the greatest period in Austria’s history and was one of the greatest players of his generation.
FIFA.com pays tribute to Raymond Kopa, a pioneer who starred for Real Madrid's greatest ever side and won the player of the tournament award at the 1958 FIFA World Cup.
FIFA.com takes a look at the colourful career of Ruud Gullit who was at the centre of the success achieved by the Netherlands and AC Milan during the 1980s and 1990s.
FIFA.com recalls the remarkable career of English legend Gordon Banks, who is considered to be one of the greatest goalkeepers - and to have made the most stunning save – in history.