3. Kaka | AC Milan

There's no denying that, at his peak, Kaka was a brilliant player – but he was not necessary ever a brilliant footballer.

In 2007 he deservedly won the Ballon d'Or after a wonderful campaign with AC Milan, but once his acceleration went, so too did Kaka the world-class footballer.

Some still consider him one of the best footballers in the world – although the fact Real Madrid offloaded him on a free transfer, despite buying him for over £50m four years earlier, tells you all you need to know about how far his stock has fallen.

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