Dribbling is not just about pace but it also requires a great amount of skill and concentration. A dribbler is considered to be key to any team as they have the talent to unlock even the meanest of defenses.We have seen some great dribblers in football and today we will have a look at 10 such best dribblers ever.
Here is the list of 10 best dribblers ever in the history of world football-
Widely regarded as one of the greatest English footballers to have ever lived, this player quickly gained the nickname “the wizard of dribble” because of his outstanding dribbling ability.Stanley Matthews had a great sense and he also could suddenly accelerate. He had incredible pace and it led Pelé to once say that Matthews was “the man who taught us the way football should be played.”
Johan Cruyff is one of the best dribbler ever. He had the ability to find the weak point of the defender and make turn in a short area. He could suddenly accelerate and he could also change direction in a short time.
He had his own move named after him, “The Cruyff turn”. In this move he would look like passing the ball to his teammate but instead of kicking he would drag the ball behind his planted foot with the inside of his other foot, turn 90 degrees and accelerate away from the defender.
George Best is undoubtedly one of the greatest Manchester United players ever.He had the ability to use the inside and outside of his boot so well that he could cut around players quickly and effortlessly.
He scored 137 goals for Manchester United in a career that spanned around 11 years.
Zidane wasn’t the fastest, he also didn’t have a great acceleration, but he didn’t need those with such a control over the ball.The player even had a move named after him called the “Zidane Roulette” which is a 360 degree turn he used to get around defenders.He is remembered as one of the best Real Madrid players ever.