When we are taught to play football as children, we first learn how to pass the ball.
It is a simple skill—one that no professional footballer lacks. But very few have mastered the art.
There have been some—Michael Laudrup, Xavi and Michel Platini, to name a few—who have taken passing to another level.
They, along with 22 others in world football, are celebrated here.
They are the most skilled passers in history.