Carlos Alberto and his wonder goal in 1970

first_img Carlos Alberto, top left, scored one of the World Cup’s greatest goals Now there are 15 days to go until the World Cup starts and is continuing its countdown by looking at the most iconic players to grace it.Our list featuring Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane, looks at the greatest moments from the most iconic footballers – from great goal scorers and majestic defenders to sensational scoundrels and those who just didn’t know the rules.15) Carlos Alberto: Brazil, defender (1970)He was the rampaging right-back who at his only World Cup led what many believe to be the greatest team in history. Alberto is known most for scoring Brazil’s fourth goal in the final: a flamboyant blast into the corner after a wonderful team move. If you want to know how good he really was, though, check out his pass to Jairzinho ahead of the Gordon Banks wonder save from Pele. Ridiculous. 2 2 talkSPORT is your home of the 2018 World Cup. Tune in all throughout the summer to hear live commentary of every game, and visit for expert views and analysis of the big games and key moments from Russia.last_img

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