The 10 Greatest Footballers To Never Play in the World Cup

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The 10 Greatest Footballers To Never Play in the World Cup

The World Cup is football's biggest stage, where legends like Pele, Maradona, Cruyff, and Beckenbauer helped cement their status among the game's greats.

However, for other legendary players, qualifying for the World Cup was something they would never experience.

The following 10 greats either experienced personal misfortune or found themselves as great players representing soccer minnows with little help on their respective national teams.

However, the one thing they all have in common is that they never played on the world's greatest stage.

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