With no less than 13 UEFA Champions League trophies along with 33 La Liga titles, Real Madrid is the most successful club in history. Los Blancos are the highest time UCL winners as well as the most time Spanish premier division champions. Stats and history always talk for them as success never turned it’s back on them. So many superstar footballers have featured for this great club throughout the history. In this article we will tell you about the 10 top rated Real Madrid players of all time.
# 10 Top Rated Real Madrid Players:
10) Roberto Carlos:
Carlos is one of the greatest ever full-backs in football. The left back had an amazing career with the Galacticos. In his almost 11 years long Madrid career, the Brazilian made 527 outings. He played as a defender but his goal scoring record was impressive. He netted on 69 occasions for the club and also provided 88 assists. The set piece specialist is mostly famous for his curved free kicks.
9) Sergio Ramos:
You must put this guy in this chart. The Center Back is one of the greatest ever defenders in the club history. Known for his fierce, aggressive as well as fractious nature but stats do speak for this Spaniard. In his 606 appearances for the club, the FIFA World Cup winner has scored 88 goals, way more than so many midfielders let alone the defenders. He has been the crucial part of the 4 times UCL champion side and more importantly led the team himself on 3 occasions.
8) Iker Casillas:
One of the greatest ever goalkeepers in football history. People compare him with legendary Lev Yashin. The Spanish world cup winning skipper featured in 725 matches for the Whites. Moreover, he was one of the most favourites by the fans. Evern the Barcelona supporters did have a soft corner for this gentle man. He won the UCL twice for the club and led them in one of those occasions.
7) Francisco Gento:
Gento was a super star footballer of 50’s and 60’s decade. During his 18 years long Real career, he won the European Cup 6 times. So far he is the only player to do so.
6) Ferenc Puskas:
One true legend of the game. The Hungarian was an absolute success at the Spanish capital. He featured for the Royals in 8 seasons. Moreover, the most amazing goal of the season award is named after this Hungarian legend.
5) Raul Gonzalez:
Record 741 games for the club. Undoubtedly, the highest ever appearance maker in the club history so far. He joined the club ageing just 15 and served them for 16 years before departing for Schalke.
Arguably, the best ever number Nine. One of the very few players to play for both Barcelona and Real Madrid. The 2nd top goal scorer in the FIFA WC history joined the Blancos from Inter Milan for 45 million Euro. He featured in 177 matches and went on to score 104 goals for the Santiago Bernabeu based club.
3) Zinedine Zidane:
The French legend joined the Galacticos in 2001 for 77.5 million Euro from Juventus. He was not only one of the best ever Real Madrid player but also one of the best managers in club history. Under his management, Real won 3 consecutive UCL titles as the first and only club in the history.
2) Alfredo Di Stefano:
A player of such a sheer class and quality. The Argentina born striker was simply phenomenal in Madrid jersey. During his 11 years long career at the capital of Spain, the forward helped the club to win 5 European cup trophy. His name is completely attached to Real Madrid’s history.
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1) Cristiano Ronaldo:
Who else but CR7 to top the list. With 5 Ballon d’Or beside his name, he is not only the best player in Real Madrid history but also one of the two greatest ever footballers in the history along with Leo Messi. The Portugal international has netted record 451 goals for Real Madrid. Moreover, he helped them win 4 UCL trophies, 2 La Liga titles, 3 Club World Cups, 2 Copas del Rey, 3 UEFA Super Cups as well as 2 Spanish Super Cups.