Even though Netherlands does not attend the World Cup, there are enough matches left for the fanciers to enjoy the next few weeks of going. To bring all countries in the right mood, Twitter has now put together a dream team with football heroes from the past and looked at players on the platform with the most followers and thus a dream team composed with star players of today.
When football legend Ronaldo (Luis Nazário de Lima, not CR7) made two goals for the Brazilian national team during the final in 2002, everyone could not be lucky. The moment that Bobby Charlton witnessed the controversial goal in 1966 is still inscribed on many people. These are all unforgettable moments that stay forever if you think about the World Cup. Just like the names of these and many other World Cup heroes.
Even now that the active career of these World Cup stars is in the past, they can not be ignored from the current world. For example, these idols still regularly tweet about their daily lives after their football career. They do this, among other things, by placing memorable photos with which they share and revive their glory days.
Countdown to the football World Cup 2018
With just a few weeks to go, the countdown has started for the World Cup 2018. Worldwide the new generation of football fans watch on twitter to follow the latest news, have conversations and they watch how mutual rivalry erupts. Will it be Spain this year or still Germany? Or is there another underdog that can provide a big surprise?
In the run-up to the tournament, everyone is anxiously wondering which new generation of players will come out for their country. Which footballers do or do not join the World Cup? The teams that have already announced definitive selections are already being critically assessed.
Dreamteams of Twitter
Twitter has now put together its own dreamteam. A team that is not based on nationality or a certain selection, but purely on the most famous football heroes of the past and star players of today with a large number of followers? Twitter has put together two teams, also called the Twitter GOAT and XI dream team. And they are both below!
1. The best of all
This dream team consists of eleven legends. All of them are still very popular on Twitter. As true football experts, the old World Cup champions will share their personal comments during the World Cup and they will always come up with sharp insights. The team looks like this:
- Goal: Gianluigi Buffon
- Defense: Bixente Lizarazu, Ronald Koeman, Giovanni van Bronckhorst
- Midfield: Lothar Matthäus, Pelé, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mario Kempes
- Attack: Ronaldo Paolo Rossi Romário
2. The most followed players
In addition to the legends of the past, there is also a team with the heroes of today. The number of followers on the platform was decisive for a place in the base. Below is a selection of football players who would form the Twitter XI dream team.
- Goal: David de Gea
- Defense: Sergio Ramos, Gerard Piqué, Marcelo
- Midfield: Gareth Bale, Mesut Ozil, Andrés Iniesta, James Rodríguez
- Attack: Cristiano Ronaldo, Radamel Falcao, Neymar
] Which team do you choose? Let us know via Twitter with the hashtag: # WorldCup2018
During the previous one, we have statistics shared of the different races on Twitter. That will not be different this year. With a small minus that so little Orange will pass.