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Luis Figo reveals his All-Star XI amid FIFA World Cup 2022, see details here

As the FIFA World Cup 2022 fever is gaining maximum traction among sports lovers across the globe, all-time legend former Portuguese professional footballer Luis Figo has announced his All-Star XI.

Breifing about his All-Star XI by Jio cinemathe ‎2000 Ballon d’Or winner and winger for Sporting CP, Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid and Inter Milan includes Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi in his team.

Besides naming himself captain, Figo named Brazil’s Carlos Parreira as his team manager.

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Also, he named football legends like Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, Germany’s Franz Beckenbauer, Brazil’s Pele, France’s Zinedine Zidane, Brazil’s Ronaldo, Netherlands’ Joihan Cruyff and Portugal’s Eusebio in his team.

Figo himself won 127 caps for the Portugal national team and was also the 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year. His 106 assists are the second most in La Liga history, behind Lionel Messi.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Figo was one of the few to play for both Spanish rival clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid.

In his successful career, Figo scored 32 goals for Portugal. He represented his country at the European Championships and two World Cups. Moreover, his career has been highlighted by several trophy wins, including the Portuguese Cup, four La Liga titles, two Spanish Cups, three Spanish Super Cups, a UEFA Champions League title, a UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup , two UEFA Super Cups, one Intercontinental Cup, four Serie A titles, one Italian Cup and three Italian Super Cups.

Sushil Tiwari

Sushil Tiwari is Content researcher for Sports section on BrNews.co.in.

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