Daniel Passarella

As the captain of the Argentina national football team, Daniel Passarella was soul of the Argentina side, which won the first place at the 1978 FIFA World Cup. Not only was he a creative center-back, but also he was a strict captain who has experienced great success and overwhelming agony. He experienced all happiness and sorrow brought by football. Although not as famous as Maradona, nicknamed the king of football – saving the football at emergency time, he is still one of the greatest professional football players in today’s football field.

He scored 134 goals in 451 games throughout his whole playing career. The great achievements event could be paralleled with a striker. Daniel Passarella was widely considered as the most successful professional footballer of his generation. On the basis of great success won by him, Passarella turned to be a member of the 125 Greatest Living Footballers. At the 1986 World Cup, he played as a captain in Argentina football shirt, creating chances for teammate to score.

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