The Spanish top flight has featured many of the world’s greatest footballers over the year.
Let’s take a look at some of the La Liga players of all time.
9. Michael Laudrup (Real Madrid & Barcelona)
The only player on this list that played for the rivals of Madrid and Barcelona; A quick, intelligent and talented midfielder, known for his pace on the ball, Laudrup is regarded as one of the most effective and versatile attacking midfielders, as well as one of the most skilful and elegant players in the history of the game.
8. Raoul Gonzalez (Real Madrid)
A prolific goalscorer and a highly creative forward, Raúl is regarded as one of the greatest and most consistent strikers of his generation. Raúl was a quick, left-footed player, who was capable of scoring both in and outside the penalty area with his accurate and powerful shot. He possessed excellent ball control and technical ability and was effective in the air as well as with his feet.
7. Ronaldinho (Barcelona)
Ronaldinho won two FIFA Wolrd Player of the Year awards and a Ballon d’Or. The Brazilian with his technical skills and creativity; due to his agility, pace and dribbling ability, as well as his use of tricks, overhead kicks, no-look passes and accuracy from free-kicks.
6. Andres Iniesta (Barcelona)
Beyond his raw talent that was spotted at a young age by Barcelona’s scouts, it’s his great versatility, work ethic and inventiveness that allowed him to stake a claim on a first-team place at the age of 18.