There are many superstars in Football, from Vinicius Junior to Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland and others. There are many talented youngsters like Gavi, Bellingham, Rodrygo and others. There are Experienced players like Messi, Ronaldo, Benzema, Lewandowski and others.
There are many superstars in Cricket, from Babar Azam to Suryakumar Yadav, Jos Buttler and others. There are many talented youngsters like Shubman Gill, Sam Curran, Shaheen Afridi and others. There are Experienced players like Virat Kohli, Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc and Kane Williamson and others. Here is the combined best playing XI of all-time.
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional football player widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. Messi is known for his exceptional dribbling skills, passing ability, agility and beautiful goal-scoring. Messi has won a record-breaking seven Ballon d’Or (highest) awards and the Golden Boot award a record six times (highest). Messi has won the World Cup 2022 with Argentina and the Champions League with Barcelona 4 times. He is the only player to win the ‘World Cup Golden Ball’ twice.
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and one of the most recognised batsmen in the world. Kohli is known for his aggressive batting style, remarkable consistency and exceptional run-scoring ability. In 2020, the International Cricket Council named him the male cricketer of the decade. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. He won the 2011 World Cup and the 2013 Champions Trophy with Indian Cricket Team.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. Ronaldo is known for his incredible fitness, goal-scoring ability and never give up mentality on the field. During his nine seasons at Real Madrid, Ronaldo achieved remarkable success, winning 4 Champions League titles (A total of 5 titles, 1 with Manchester United) and becoming the club’s all-time leading scorer. He also won multiple individual awards, including five Ballon d’Or and the Golden Boot award four times. In 2016, he played a key role in leading Portugal to victory in the UEFA European Championship, their first major international trophy.
Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Tendulkar is often referred to as the ‘Master Blaster’ and ‘God of Cricket.’ He was known for his ability to perform under pressure. Tendulkar set numerous records and achieved remarkable milestones. He holds the record for the most runs scored in international cricket, scoring over 34,000 runs across all formats. He also holds the record for the most centuries in international cricket, with 100 centuries (51 in Tests and 49 in ODIs). He was part of the Indian Cricket team that won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011.
Pele was a Brazilian professional footballer and widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He gained recognition worldwide for his exceptional skills and goal-scoring ability. Pele played in four FIFA World Cup tournaments, winning the prestigious tournament three times. Brazil won the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups with Pele playing an important role in each of that tournaments. In 1999, he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. In 2000, Pelé was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). He scored 1,279 goals in 1,363 games (including friendlies) is recognised as a Guinness World Record.