Brazilian Legend Ricardo Kaka has snubbed PSG star Lionel Messi from his All Time XI. Messi is considered by many as one of the greatest players of all time. The PSG star has won many accolades and has won the most Ballon D’or awards in history. Most of Messi’s Bdor wins have been controversial though and perhaps that’s why Kaka didn’t consider Messi fit enough for his All Time XI.
Here’s what Kaka’s dream team looks like:
Kaka chooses his countryman DIDA to be his team’s Goalkeeper.
Defenders: Cafu, Nesta, Maldini, Roberto Carlos
Kaka’s back four is probably the strongest the football World has ever seen. The Italian center back pairing of Nesta and Maldini is a reference for defensive skills for any modern defender. Roberto Carlos is considered by many as the greatest left back of this generation and Cafu was one of the most skillful right backs the World has ever seen.
Midfield: Zidane, Pirlo, Iniesta
The midfield trio of Zidane, Pirlo and Iniesta would make any team shiver. All three World Cup winning midfield maestros would be starters in any team in the World.
Attack: Ronaldinho, Ronaldo Nazario, Cristiano Ronaldo
Kaka chose the Brazilian duo of Ronaldinho and Ronaldo combined with Portuguese flair of Cristiano Ronaldo in attack. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest players of all time. He has scored the most goals in the history of football. Ronaldo Nazario was the most fearsome striker the Football World has ever seen and Ronaldinho’s skills and artistry on the football pitch are second to none.
This attacking trio would be a hand full for any team in the World. Fair play to Kaka for leaving himself out of his All Time XI although he was a fantastic player himself.
Here’s a full graphic of Kaka’s All Time XI: