The world of sports has known numerous unforgettable athletes from time to time. Some are footballers, golfers, basketball, tennis players, etc. Below, let’s take a look at the top six most iconic footballers in the last two decades.
6. Neymar Jr. – Soccer
At the age of just 22 years, Neymar had scored 40 goals in 58 internationals, becoming the fifth highest goalscorer for Brazil. Today, he stands as the most expensive footballer in the world.
In 98 matches played for Brazil, Ronaldo scored 62 goals, second-highest goalscorer for his national team, trailing only Pelé. At age 17, Ronaldo was the youngest member of the Brazilian squad that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
4. Zinedine Zidane
A three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Zidane led France to victory in the 1998 World Cup and starred for clubs in France, Italy and Spain. He was Ligue 1 Player of the Year in 1996, Serie A Footballer of the Year in 2001 and La Liga Best Foreign Player in 2002.