Emilio Butragueno

Emilio Butragueno was born in Madrid, Spain on Jul. 22, 1963. He was widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation for his outstanding performance on football fields, domestic, abroad and international competitions. He played for the Spain national football team for 69 times as a forward, scoring 26 goals totally. Fabulous goals and performances help him winning opportunities to play for the Real Madrid. In the playing career, he was nicknamed “The Vulture” for his remarkable performances.

At club level, Butragueno accumulated 123 goals in 341 games in 12 season. In 1984, he accomplished his first appearance at international level at the 1986 FIFA World Cup qualifier. All classic scenes of Butragueno in Spain football shirt on football fields remind people how excellent he was and constant efforts he had paid when many people admiring his remarkable achievements. In 2004, Butragueno took the place of the former teammate – Jorge Valdano, turning to be the director of football and vice-president of the club.


Known for speed, technique, powerful right-root shot, he was regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation. He was born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique on Jan. 25, 1942. For his amazing speed on football fields, he was nicknamed the Black Panther or the Black Pearl. All well-known stars, celebrities and then officials show great respects to him. The Portuguese government announced a three day mourning in the memory of this great professional footballer.

Eusebio started his playing career when he was young. At the beginning, the football they have used is made of socks and newspapers. He was capped for the Portugal national football team many times, scoring 41 goals at 64 matches. Before new records created by Pauleta, he was the top goal-scorer of the Portugal side. Under Eusebio’s help, the Portugal squad won the third place in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, leaving him became the best goal-scorer by nine goals. In front of outstanding performance of the Korea side, he has shot four goals consecutively, shrinking gaps between them. This competition is the most classic records throughout his playing career.

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit, a Netherlandish football coach and former professional midfielder and forward, was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sep. 1, 1962. At UEFA Euro 1988, he was appointed as the team leader and was chosen as a member to fight for his country at the 1990 FIFA World Cup and Euro 1992.

In 1987, he transferred to Milan to start another stage for his playing career. With symbolic hairstyle – dreadlocks, he was an inevitable member of well-known Dutch trio at Milan. For his outstanding performances and amazing raw talents, he became the player-manager one year after the contract with Chelsea.

He was widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers by his versatile techniques, consistency, stamina and unique playing strategy. All great achievements and top ranks are the best evidences of his constant and arduous efforts throughout his playing career. He was capped for his country for many times and also made great contributions in Netherlands football shirt. All classic scenes and events remind people how much contributions he once made.