The FIFA is a list of the world-renowned Brazilian striker Pelé's choice of the " greatest At the time the FIFA was selected, 50 of the players were still active, with the remaining 75 retired from the game. David Mellor, politician turned football pundit, wrote in his column in the Evening . Best Football Players Ever. Abedi Pele · El Hadji Diouf · Roger Milla · Jay-Jay Okocha. List of the greatest soccer players of all time is ranked by soccer (football) fans worldwide. Who are the best soccer players ever? The goal is to determine the gr. Football, soccer as its known in states, is by far the most played and watched sport in the world and football has seen some of the greatest.