Football is a famous sport in the UK. It’s popular because there are a wide range of stars and talented players from this nation to make profession and growth in the international football history.
In this article, we share top 10 the greatest footballer in the UK in FIFA World Cup. If you are a fan of the English football or want to see more rankings and records in World Cup tournament, you should follow our data.
5/ Stanley Matthews
Stan Mortensen was a hero of the UK football nation when he sacrificed his career for football until he was 50 years old, people accept for him to retire.
His career was outstanding in World Cup 1533 when he made a hat trick to Blackpool with nick name “The Matthews Final” when he had excellent performance overcome their opponents in World Cup from 1934 to 1957.
By his talent and good skills, he got total 11 goals during his career in FIFA World Cup.
He was voted as the first footballer for the Ballon d’Or award in 1956. Besides it, he reached other prizes such as Alfredo di Stefano, Raymond Kopa and Ferenc Puskas.
6/ Tom Finney
Tom Finney joined World Cup from 1946 to 1958. He was always a great footballer in any match and any age he could. He got total 30 goals in during his World Cup career.
In his decade, Tom Finney became one of the top goal-scorers, besides Nat Lofthouse, Charlton.
7/ Gordon Banks
Gordon Banks was voted as the 2ndbest gold-keeper in the 20thcentury, only after Lev Yashin. He contributed his talent to winning of the national football team in World Cup 1966. Especially, in the final match, they were against the West Germans. He made deeply impressive when he can keep four clean sheets as well some amazing individual moments.