Who is Who - M

This part of the site contains a who’s who of football history. A collection of short profiles of great players, famous managers and legendary officials. On this page you'll find people whose last name starts with the letter M.

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Diego Maradona
Josef Masopust
Lothar Matthäus
Stanley Matthews
Gerd Müller

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Diego Maradona (Player 1976-1997)
Diego Maradona Midfielder - Diego Maradona is universally recognised as one of the greatest footballers ever. He won the 1986 World Cup almost single-handedly and guided Napoli to it's only two Serie A titles. After his retirement from football, his life has been marred by drugs abuse, weight issues and heart problems.
Clubs: Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla, a.o.
Born: October 30, 1960 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Caps: 91 (34 goals)
Full Profile: Diego Maradona

Josef Masopust (Player 1950-1970)
Josef Masopust Midfielder - Josef Masopust captained Czechoslovakia to the final of the 1962 World Cup, and was voted European Footballer of the Year in recognition of his performance in Chili. The Dukla Prague player even scored the opener in the game, but the lead only lasted a few minutes, with Brazil going on to win 3-1.
Clubs: ZSJ Most, ZSJ Teplice, Dukla Prague, Crossing Schaerbeek
Born: February 9, 1931 (Střimice, Czechoslovakia)
Caps: 63 (11 goals)
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Lothar Matthäus (Player 1979-2000)
Lothar Matthaus Defender - Lothar Matthäus captained West Germany to victory at the 1990 World Cup in Italy. Germany's record international was a tenacious and dynamic sweeper with a devastating shot, but also managed to acquire a reputation for underhandedness. Matthäus was voted European Footballer of the Year in 1990.
Clubs: B. Mönchengladbach, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, NY Metrostars
Born: March 21, 1961 (Erlangen, West Germany)
Caps: 150 (23 goals)
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Stanley Matthews (Player 1932-1965)
Stanley Matthews Forward - The legendary English winger Stanley Matthews, who plied his trade for Stoke City and Blackpool, was know and feared for his superb dribbling skills. Remarkably, the man that was voted European Footballer of the Year in 1956 won only one major trophy during his lengthy career, the 1953 FA Cup.
Clubs: Stoke City, Blackpool
Born: February 1, 1915 (Stoke-on-Trent, England)
Caps: 54 (11 goals)
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Gerd Müller (Player 1963-1981)
Gerd Muller Forward - Gerd Müller was a lethal striker, who's goal-scoring instinct earned Bayern Munich an avalanche of silverware, and who scored the winner for Germany in the 1974 World Cup final. Der Bomber was voted European Footballer of the Year in 1970 and won the European Golden Boot in 1970 and 1972.
Clubs: TV 1861 Nördlingen, Bayern Munich, Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Born: November 3, 1945 (Nördlingen, Germany)
Caps: 63 (68 goals)
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