The Greatest Forgotten Footballers, Pt. 2

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The Greatest Forgotten Footballers, Pt.  2
Everyone knows Pele (Right), but who are the other two?

First of all, a couple of apologies are in order. After being made a featured columnist, I missed two deadlines during a spell in the hospital, and since then University work kept me sidelined for a few months. Leading on from that, I'd like to apologize to everyone who commented on Part 1 (which can be read here)—and who asked for part 2—for leaving it for so long.

Anyway, back to business.

Part 1 focused on players who have certainly been heard of, but seem to be held in lower esteem than the usual names associated with greatness.

The purpose of this article is to hopefully introduce you to some truly forgotten players who, despite leaving behind a great legacy, seem to have faded from memory for one reason or another—and those who are rarely mentioned in football debates outside of their respective countries, or even clubs.

A lot of these players were trailblazers for the sport we know and love today, and so it seems a shame that they have become more of a footnote in footballing history, rather than receiving the recognition that their achievements surely deserve.

I will start by naming the two players in the photo alongside Pele, from left to right respectively.

I hope you enjoy, feel free to comment and of course, suggestions are always welcomed!

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