We all remember great footballers because at some point in their careers they were unplayable.

At their peak they could seemingly do anything on the pitch, while opponents would be left scratching their heads wondering what else they could have done to limit their influence.

This list features 13 players - some living, some dead, others still playing and others now retired - who, for periods in their career, were virtually unplayable.

Defenders simply couldn’t handle them - and for that these players became true greats of the game.

Feel free to comment about any of the selections - and tell us who else should have been included in this list.

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Football