Popularity in soccer often goes hand-in-hand with how good a player is. Naturally, players who have amazing skills and score goals become popular as that is what the game is all about. However, the most popular players are not necessarily the best players in the world, as you are about to discover.
Who are the most influential soccer players?
Which soccer players would you have included in your list. It was difficult to leave out the likes of Paul Gascoigne, Ronaldinho, Eusebio and dozens of others who would all have been worthy of a place in our top 10 most popular soccer players of all time, but we believe that we have done the list proud. Perhaps next time we will have to create a top 20 list instead?