11. Luis Figo

by markbaber on 08/25/2014
Luis Figo

Luis Figo

Full nameLuis Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo
Date of birth04 November 1972
Place of birthLisbon, Portugal
PositionAttacking Midfielder
“El paso doble” is simply a major figure in football history. With his great technique, power and vision Luis Figo is one of the best attacking midfielders of his generation.

With Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan he demonstrated the extent of his talent, winning four Liga, four Serie A, a UEFA Cup winners’ Cup and the Champions League and a Ballon d’Or in 2000 following an outstanding season.

As captain, he led the Portuguese team to the final of the Euro 2004 and to the semi-final of the 2006 World Cup, their best results in 40 years.

Luis Figo is still the most capped Portuguese player with 127 caps and 32 goals.

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