Football fans lucky to watch Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo today will live to tell stories to the next generation about the two stars. The two are living legends. They have won 10 Ballon d’Or awards between them and there is no doubt one of them might still win it in 2018. The same story can be said about Tennis Star Serena Williams and Roger Federer or Basket Ball master Lebron James among others. Today, we want to look at 6 most popular statues done in honor of great football legends around the World.
6.Thierry Henry Statue
Thierry Henry's statue looks like it has returned from years wandering the wilderness in exile only to discover his home has become a shrine to the folly of man… pic.twitter.com/ZLi1OaDpdk
— Who Ate All The Pies (@waatpies) February 28, 2018
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry holds the record for most goals scored in the history of the club. He helped the Gunners win all trophies available in club level apart from the Champions League. The club decided to erect his statue outside Emirates Stadium. He is their legend.
5. Bill Shankly Statue at Anfield
— Karen Elizabeth Gill (@misshanks) December 4, 2012
Liverpool has many legends but there is one man who stands out called Bill Shankly. You can talk of Kenny Daglish, Steven Gerrard, and Micheal Owen but a real Kop will tell you what the legendary Coach achieved at the club still mesmerize their souls. Mohamed Salah has a long way to go before achieving a legendary status.
4. Bobby Moore Statue at Wembley
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 11, 2016
England most memorable year remains 1966 when they hosted and won the World Cup. There are many great names from that team but one that represents them all has to be Bobby Moore. He was a leader then and he still stands tall outside the new Wembley Stadium in London. Harry Kane and his teammates will have to deliver the trophy in Russia to get statues.
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