Batistuta. He's too cool not to vote for.
Big Den currently leads Batigol by 10-4 & Peru's finest holds an 8-2 advantage over the scourge of Eire. Both ties remain open.
I won't be able to get online for a couple of days so will put up next two days' worth of battles; will all remain open until I'm next on. 11 & 14 corkers, IMHO.
Paolo Rossi (Italy)
World Cups: 3 (1978, 1982, 1986*)
World Cup Apperances: 14
World Cup Goals: 9
Best Performance: Winner in 1982
Noteable for: Returning (early) from a ban for match fixing to inspire Italy to the 82 crown with six goal, including a hat-trick versus Brazil.
*unused squad member
Michel Platini (France)
World Cups: 3 (1978, 1982, 1986)
Best: Semi-Finalist in 1982 & 1986
Noteable for: Twice leading France to semi-final defeats to West Germany.
Carlos Valderrama (Colombia)
World Cups: 3 (1990, 1994, 1998)
Best: Second Round in 1990
Noteable for: The haircut and never quite living up to pre-tournament hype.
Andres Escobar (Colombia)
World Cups: 2 (1990, 1994)
Best: Second Round in 1990.
Noteable for: An own goal against The US with tragic consequences.
Gordon Banks (England)
World Cups: 2 (1966, 1970)
Clean Sheets: 6
Best: Winner in 1966
Noteable for: Being the last line of defence in 1966 and arguably the greatest save ever.
Mark Van Bommel (The Netherlands)
World Cups: 1 (2006)
Best: Second Round in 2006.
Noteable for: Anchoring the Dutch in 2006 in an impressively combative manner.
Jurgen Klinsmann (West Germany/Germany)
World Cups: 3 (1990, 1994, 1998)
Best: Winner in 1990
Noteable for: The goals that took Germany all the way in 1990 and a tendency to go to ground a wee bit easily.
Johan Neeskens (The Netherlands)
World Cups: 2 (1974, 1978)
Best: Runner-Up in 1974 & 1978.
Noteable for: An amazing technique and giving the Dutch a short lived lead in the 74 final.
- As featured in The Independent.
"Straight out of England's Bumper Book of Balls ups"
- Mike Selvey on England's first innings collapse at The Gabba
Bergkamp and Cubillas and Rossi and Escobar and Bommel and Klinsmann
Hope i got that rite
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Platini, Escobar, Banks and, reluctantly, Klinsmann.
Last edited by Uppercut; 22-04-2010 at 07:19 AM. Reason: sp
Rossi, Escobar, Banks, Neeskens
Messi scores on the rebound.
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Bore off, seriously.
Platini, Valderrama, Banks, Neeskens
blimey looks like the cheat/goal-scav may beat one of the most gifted footballers ever, ho-hum.
Last edited by grecian; 22-04-2010 at 10:59 AM.
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