Left-Footed Best World XI: Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Ryan Giggs and More

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Left-Footed Best World XI: Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Ryan Giggs and More
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The majority of footballers have been right footed. However, the contribution of left-footed players should not be forgotten. Some of the greatest players in the history of World football have played with the less common foot, perhaps a mark of class.

Being left footed gives players a chance to do things from situations that others couldn't have. In some positions it is less important, but the left footers who play there are nonetheless great players.

So here's a list of a World XI of left footers. The team perhaps isn't the most tactically sound, but it has been arranged to get in the players I feel most deserve to be there. It is a rather attacking 4-3-3.

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