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This article highlights the greatest national football teams of all time that have left an indelible mark on the beautiful game.
It is more than just difficult to pick out greatest national teams of all time — actually, it is almost impossible.
Only subjective parameters were the difference in deciding on the list of teams. In the same time, all the national teams selected in this article have produced and displayed an incredible and beautiful style of football.
It’s less difficult to pick out the best online casino sites than it is to decide on the best national sides, as there are too many of them that have influenced the game one way or another.
Anyways, here are our five all-time greatest national football teams.
Netherlands 1974: Dutch “Carousel”
The national team of Netherlands led by Rinus Michels has become a real miracle of 1974 Football World Cup. The Dutch have impressed everyone, including a Brazilian captain and a winner of 1970 World Cup, Carlos Alberto.
He was astonished with the Dutch side’s unparalleled “carousel” game style.
Leading Dutch stars, Johan Cruyff, Johnny Rep and Jogan Neeskens entered history as some of the most talented players ever in football history.
They won five out of six games, losing only once against West Germany in the final match that ended up 2-1 for Beckenbauer’s side.
The loss solidified this Netherland’s side’s unfortunate place as the best team to not win the World Cup.
Brazil 1970: Best Team Of All Time
With the aforementioned Carlos Alberto as a captain, Brazilians have won 1970 World Cup. Such incredible players as Pelé, Rivelino, Jairzinho, Gérson and Tostão, have been an essential part of an invincible Brazilians.
Brazil has earned a title of the best team of all times after winning all six games together with a final game.
Having such remarkable players as Pelé, Brazil stood out out by great individual performances and quick attacking football.
Spain 2008 – 2012: Spanish “Tiki-Taka”
Once won the European Championship in 2008 and 2012 and the World Cup in 2010, Spain has become the first national football team ever to win three notable titles in a row. Spanish “tiki-taka” game style has impressed a very wide fanbase.
With the help of this unique style and solid work in defense, Spain showed its complete dominance in Europe and across all continents for many years.
France 1998-2002: Paris Final
Led by Aimé Jacquet, French won the final match of 1998 World Cup in their capital city of Paris.
With such football stars like Zinedine Zidane, Theirry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Nicholas Anelka, France has managed to retain its leadership in the following European championship as well defeating Italy in 2000.
Italy 1934-1938: Great Achievement
Italy commenced its successful path on the world football stage at home soil winning the 1934 World Cup. Led by Vittorio Pozzo, they have repeated its achievement in four years later in the 1938 World Cup in France.
Moreover, Italy also won the Olympic gold medal in Berlin in 1936.
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