Team of the Decade: 1960s XI


Posted on November 3rd, by TSS in Soccer Podcasts. 5 comments


Play/Download MP3 Total Soccer Show went retro this week, discussing the best soccer players of the ’60s. This isn’t a list, this is an XI. We went position by position and debated which player of the ’60s deserved the shirt. Listen to the podcast. You can see the final XI on Albert’s chalkboard above, and in all their YouTubey glory below:

Goalkeeper: Lev Yashin (Dynamo Moscow and U.S.S.R.)

Right Back: Djalma Santos (Palmeiras and Brazil)

Centre Back: Bobby Moore (West Ham and England)

Centre Back (stopper): Billy McNeill (Celtic and Scotland)

Left Back: Giacinto Facchetti (Inter and Italy)

Box to Box Mid: Josef Masopust (Dukla Prague and Czechoslovakia)

Attacking Mid: Bobby Charlton (Manchester United and England)

Right Wing: Garrincha (Botafogo and Brazil)

Left Wing: George Best (Manchester United and Northern Ireland)

Support Striker: Pele (Santos and Brazil)

Striker: Euesbio (Benfica and PortugaL)

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