Here is the second article of top five series, this time it is Brazil the host of this World Cup 2014.
Brazil have not produced the exceptional talent like they did 10-15 years ago, the likes for Ronaldo and Ronaldinho are irreplaceable.
Below are the five names whom I think are the best from the last decade. None of them will be playing in this World Cup.
Roberto Carlos (Retired – Left back)
Carlos is the second most capped player and currently managing Turkish club Sivasspor. Carlos played 945 games in his entire career out of which 125 were for Brazil.
Ricardo Kaka (AC Milan – Attacking midfielder)
Ballon d’Or winner Kaka scored 29 goals in 87 games for Brazil. He won a World Cup in 2002 and Confederation Cup twice in 2005 and 2009.
At present the midfielder is enjoying his second spell at AC Milan.
Cafu (Retired – Right back)
Cafu, the most capped player for Brazil with 142. The 43-year-old was one of the best right back of his time, his peak point was at the end of 1990s but his contribution in last decade is also exceptional.
Ronaldinho (Atlético Mineiro– Attacking midfielder)
The King of skills, Ronaldinho played 97 games for Brazil since 1999. Ronaldinho peak time was at Barcelona between 2003 and 2008. He was also the part of Brazil in 2002 World Cup.
Luis Ronaldo (Retired – Striker)
Ronaldo is one of the best striker in the history of football. Ronaldo netted 62 goals in 98 appearances. The 37-year-old played for big clubs Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and AC Milan.
His trophy shelf includes World Cup, Confederation Cup and Copa America. Ronaldo scored 8 vital goals in the 2002 World Cup.
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