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Top players that are known as Brazilian football legends (Part 3)


Rivaldo is certainly indispensable in this list of legends. Rivaldo is known as one of Brazil’s top players, former Barcelona and AC Milan midfielder played enthusiastically on the pitch and left many impressions in the hearts of fans. Currently retired, but the imprints that this legend left forever last at the same time.

In his career as a player, he was most successful playing at the Catalan club Barcelona. He won the championship team in 1997-1998 and 1998-1999. In 1999, Rivaldo won the European Golden Ball efficiency and best player of the year.


In this list, without Garrincha, it would be a big mistake. Although it is no longer in this world, the imprint that this former player left forever lasts at the same time. While playing on grass, Garrincha played as a winger in 1958 – 1962 in the Brazilian team. He did not compete in the midsize club and did not play football in Europe, but he and his teammates achieved many achievements in his career.

Most prominent were the 1958 and 1962 World Cup championships. He replaced Pele when he was injured and showed his form with a dream pass. He, along with Pele, helped Brazil to win the 1962 World Cup and is on the Brazilian football legend list.


Falcao was listed by fans in the list of the most perfect midfielder in world football in the 1980s. Falcao with his team mates won the Scudetto title in 1983.

Falcao was listed by fans in the list of the most perfect midfielder

But a year later, the team failed again in the European Cup final in AS Roma’s shirt. Falcao with the players Socrates, Eder, Cerezo, or Zico has made great feats in history.


Jairzinho when he was a player in a striker position. He competed in the squad of the Brazilian national team and with his teammates reached three FIFA World Cup finals. Jaizinho is a model player of the Selecao and the same team won the world championship five to the world championship in 1970. Not only successful at the team level, but this legend also reaped many glories in the color Club Botafogo shirt.

Above are the top famous Brazilian football legends up to now.