2. Lionel Messi

What more can be said about Lionel Messi? We all know just how special a player he has been for Barcelona and Argentina over the last 10 years - and there’s no doubt he will end his career with his reputation as the greatest player of all time safely secured.

Messi has scored 340 goals in 409 appearances for Barcelona, and is on course to smash just about every goalscoring record in existence.

In a one-on-one situation, Messi is quite literally unstoppable. However, in order to convince some that he is the undisputed best player of all time, he must lead Argentina to World Cup glory - just like the next player on our list did back in 1986…

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