Tunisia's league 1 now ranks second after Morocco's Botola, the IFFHS
According to the IFFHS
, Pele is the most successful goalscorer in the world, netting 1,281 goals 1,363 matches in his illustrious career.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won the IFFHS
award for the past two years, heads a list of six players who have scored eight goals each in fourth place.
According to Metro.co.uk, the IFFHS
picked the former policeman ahead of Italy's Nicola Rizzol and Hungary's Viktor Kassai while infamous Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir - who has angered United and Chelsea fans in his time - came in fifth.
FC Barcelona Espana, Manchester United FC England and Arsenal FC London are the top three teams of the world, according to IFFHS
Mourinho was chosen as the world's best coach in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS
Egypt's and Ahly's icon Mohamed Abou Treika was named Sunday as the third most popular player in the world, according to a poll organised by FIFA's International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS
The author thanks Maria Irene Rodrigues (University of Minho), Joaquim Santos Teixeira, and Alfredo Poge (IFFHS
) for their useful suggestions and for providing the data used in this work.
The ceremony was organized by International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS
) which selected six clubs...
To be honest, I didn't know about the Federation (IFFHS
), but being ahead of great players like Ronaldo, Raul and van Nistelrooy makes me feel very proud.