Football is one of the greatest and most loved sport in the world. It takes talent, resilience, discipline, hard work and luck to become notable player.
Some countries have great passion and love for football than others. Such countries produces players that are very skilled and talented in the game.
Lets take a look at the top ten countries that are blessed with good players:
The South American country is well known for her elite and serial attackers in the names of Diego Forlan, Edison Cavani, Luis Suarez and now Darwin Nunez. They have so many players in top leagues across Europe.
Nigerian players can be seen in almost every league in the world. So many her original players represent other nations such as Alaba (Austria), Bukayo Saka (England) etc.
Players from this country are mostly humble, skillful, and talented e.g. Mikel Obi, Kanu, Okocha, Iheanacho, Taiye Taiwo, Enyeama, Ndidi…
The Dutch have the record for most World Cup final appearances without ever winning the competition.
They are blessed with top notch footballers e.g. Dennis Bergkamp, Arjen Robben, Van Der Sar, Van Persie, Koeman, Wesley Sneijder.
Portuguese players are hardly average, they’ve got a goal scoring beast in Cristiano Ronaldo.
Portugal produces top notch stars that have almost the same flare like Brazil.
Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Nani, Pepe, Forlan are some of the good players from Portugal.
German players are nicknamed “German Machine” because of their energetic and killer instinct of playing every minute of the game like its the last.
Germany have never lacked quality as long as history stands.
Names of some of their greatest players in history Philip Lahm, Bastian Shweinsteiger, Toni Kroos, Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Joshua Kimmich.
They won the 2010 World Cup edition and with the highest Euro Cup (3).
Spain plays the ticki-tacka style of football, thus, most of her players are known to be good with the ball on their feet.
They produce the best and quality midfielders. Some of spain greatest players Andres Iniesta, Xavi, Morata, David De Gea, Iker Casillas, Raul, Ramos, Puyol etc.
The Three Lions squad is usually revamped every national break. England have so much quality players that causes headache for the head coach.
Furthermore, England have the most famous and entertaining football league in the world.
Some of her greatest players are Alan Shearer, Lampard, Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane, Gerrard, Scholes etc.
Argentina has given birth to legends that are subject of emulation in football. Diego Maradona was their former king and now well replaced by calm and fantastic Lionel Messi.
Argentine players are very passionate and energetic in playing football.
Some of their greats; Maradona, Messi, Javier Zanetti, Kun Aguero, Di Maria, Paulo Dybala, Otamendi.
France have won the Euros and World Cup twice each.
They’ve got a high influx of quality players yearly in the likes of Thiery Henry, Zinedine Zidane, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe, Pogba, Evra, Griezman, Ribery etc.
Brazil is number one because they produce the highest number of football athletes with inbuilt skills. Football is loved and cherished in Brazil.
Brazil are currently the highest winner of World Cup (5 times).
Players from Brazil are very talented such as Pele, Neymar, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Coutinho, Kaka, Cafu etc.