The 2014 World Cup has just finished and we know who the champions of world football are. As Germany celebrates their great win, this infographic looks at some of football’s greats over the years. Football celebrates its heroes well and these legends have well earned their places in history.

Getting to the top of your game in soccer is tricky especially as so much competition exists. Natural talent should shine through but sometimes some players come from more adverse and poor backgrounds than others. Some of these football legends have suffered troubles in their careers but what always shines through is their natural ability in the game.

The infographic covers details about some of the greats and their backgrounds. Where they grew up, who discovered them, their earnings to date and career highlights.



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