One of the trully golden football decades, the 1960s feaured players like Pele, Garrincha and George Best.
Here GMS picks the best XI of the decade.
Formation : 4-1-2-1-2
Goalkeeper: Lev Yashin
Quite an easy choise, as the Russian player is unqoustionebly and undoubtebly the greatest goalkeeper in all of football's history.
Right-Back: Djalma Santos
Not as adventourous as the modern side-backs, but he gets a nod for his defensive solidity and great crosses.
Centre-Back: Billy McNeil
Captain of the great Celtic side which won the 1967 European Cup, McNeil was confident in his plays and a leader on and off the pitch.
Left-Back: Giacinto Facchetti
Inter Milan fans revere him as a God in the Nerazzurri religion. Possibly their greatest ever - and one of the best left-backs of-all-time.
Centre-Midfielder: Luis Suarez
The Spanish deep-lying playmaker had perceptive passing, an explosive shot and great control of the game.
A true magician. Agile and skilful like no other, the Brazilian is one of the many Brazilian legends of football.
Attacking-Midfielder: Bobby Charlton
An England and Manchester United icon. Sir Bobby Charlton is remembered for his exquisite skills - grace, speed, athleticism and an insanely accurate thunderbolt shot with both feet.
Left-Midfielder: George Best
Best's agility and incredible balance allowed him to run circles around all the defenders of the opposition. Certainly one of the most talented and graceful players ever.
He was the perfect, complete footballer, who could do anything on the pitch. Considered by many to be the best footballer of all time.
You just could not muscle Eusebio off the ball. Add to that a fine touch, a nose for goal and a shot with the power of a bulldozer.
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