Who is the most capped footballer?

Who played most matches in football?

Ranking

Rank Player Apps
1 Peter Shilton 1,387
2 Rogério Ceni 1,234
3 Fábio 1,148
4 Roberto Carlos 1,138

Who is the No 1 player in football history?

Brazilian legend Pele is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time. No player has won more World Cups than him, and that alone should be enough to justify the Brazilian’s inclusion on the top of this list. Goalscorer supreme, Pele was also the focal point of attack for club and country.

Do footballers actually get caps?

Association football

Players are awarded one cap for every match they play — unless they play in a World Cup or European Championship finals tournament, then they are given a single cap for the competition, with the names of all their opponents stitched into the fabric of the cap itself.

Who have England played the most?

England and Scotland have since contested 115 official matches, the most of either nation (England have won 48, Scotland have won 41 and 26 have been drawn). Aside from Scotland, England have contested matches against more than 80 other national teams.

Which country has the best football players?

And we know that the best players do not always make the best team.

  • Portugal. 8 of 12.
  • Italy. 7 of 12. …
  • Belgium. 6 of 12. …
  • The Netherlands. 5 of 12. …
  • England. 4 of 12. …
  • Croatia. 3 of 12. …
  • Ivory Coast. 2 of 12. …
  • Russia. 1 of 12. Russia is currently 13th in the world rankings and has performed fairly well lately. …
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Who is the goat of soccer?

GOAT of Football in 2021: Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is considered by many the greatest footballer of all time, and 2021 was the year Lionel Messi finally broke his international curse, by lifting the long awaited Copa America title for Argentina.