Here are some of the greatest La Liga players all time
We all know who two are on the top of the ‘La Liga’s greatest player ever’ list. But today, we will know about some of the best La Liga players ever.
Top 10 greatest La Liga players of all time:
Lionel Messi – Leo Messi has recorded scored a remarkable 467 goals (most ever in La Liga) for the Catalan side, in addition to 206 assists. He is the record-setting winner of 6 Ballon d’Ors. However, the GOAT led Barcelona to 9 domestic league titles, 6 Copa Del Rey, and four champions league titles.
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Cristiano Ronaldo – CR7 surpassed Raul with 450 goals of his own on 438 appearances, averaging over one per game. Only in La Liga, the GOAT has scored 311 goals in 292 appearances, including 92 assists.
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Alfredo Di Stefano – The Argentine forward, Alfredo Di Stefano scored a remarkable 216 games in 282 games for Los Blancos. His honors include eight First Division titles, five European Cups, and a Copa Del Rey.
Andres Iniesta – Iniesta’s 33 trophies over 16 years with Barca include 9 La Liga titles and 4 Champions League. He received runner-up to Messi in the 2010 Ballon d’Or.
Xavi Hernandez – For the Catalonia side, he won 8 Spanish titles, 6 Copa Del Rey, and 4 Champions League trophies. A creative genius, Xavi epitomized the short pass and move philosophy of the tiki-taka.
Sergio Ramos – ‘El Capitano’ Sergio Ramos has earned 21 major title wins including four UEFA Champions Leagues trohpies. He is also Spain’s most capped player ever, with 167 caps.
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Raul Gonzalez – Raul spent 16 years with Real Madrid, scoring 323 goals. This achievement rank him fifth on the all-time scoring La Liga list behind Ronaldo and Messi. The 6-time La Liga Champion also starred in 3 Champions League wins and four Spanish Super Cups.
Iker Casillas – For Real Madrid, ‘San Iker’ won the La Liga five times and the Copa del Rey twice. Casillas also became Spain’s most capped player at age 33, with 153 caps (Now it’s Ramos).
Carles Puyol – 593 games, 19 goals, eight Spanish Super Cup wins, six La Liga titles, three Champions League titles, three European Super Cups, two Copa del Rey victories, and two World Club Cups, makes Carles a Barcelona legend.
David Villa – One of the best forwards of his time, David Villa has scored more goals for La Roja than anyone else. Villa has 98 international caps to date. He also contributed five goals to the 2010 World Cup win and four goals to the 2008 European Championship win.