Thursday, July 12, 2007

Maradona hand goal was voted the best goal of all time.

Hungarian not in the top twenty of the FIFA World Ranking was voted second best team of all time after Brazil's who is now the third FIFA World Ranking. Hungarian side of 1953 was voted second best and Dutch side that lose in the 1974 World cups final to West Germany. During that time, the Dutch team was captain by the one time superstar Johan Cruff.

While Maradona was voted the best top goalscorers by World Soccer Magazine from the second goal score against England in 1986 World cups quater-final, Dutchman Marco Van Basten goal against the soviet Union in Holland's victory in the 1988 Europeon Championship final was voted the second best and Zinedine Zidane's was voted the third best playing for Real Madrid in their 2002 champions leaque final victory over Bayer Leverkusen.

Brazil's 1970 world cup voted the best team of all time

Brazil 1970 World cup winning teams and FIFA world ranking number one at that time has been voted the best of all time in a global poll of experts conducted by world soccer magazine. The greatest goal of all time was score by Diego Maradona's was judged the best goal during the quater-final match against England where Argentina won the match 2-1 in the 1986 World cups in Mexico.

The vote for the greatest match of all time completed a hattrick for events that took place in Mexico World cups. The experts opted for the 1970 semi- final in mexico city in which Italy, now 2007 FIFA World Ranking number one, beat Germany 4-3 in extra time after a heart pounching match.

World Soccer Magazine described Brazil's 1970 winners as more than a team adding the Brazilian side that won the 1970 World cup in such style have become a myth, a team to be held up as the ultimate exponents of the beautiful game.