11 of one-man xi's: current and all-time

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    Fortitude TV/Monitor Expert Scout

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    Basically the most rounded and eclectic players. For example, I'll put xi Gullit's or Di Stefano's up against anyone and expect them to win - unless one of you can come up with a one-man xi that says otherwise :angel:

    Who'd be the modern day proverbial one-man army, then?
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    Rooney is a good shout. Can score goals, assist and tracks back. Even plays in goal.

    Talking about goalkeeping, O'Shea x11 would be great!
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    Moonred Full Member

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    1 Zlatan.
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    I would love to see 11 Pepe's vs 11 Pepe's. It would probably end with 4 broken legs and 12 red cards.
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    Pogba.
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    spaceboyRSA New Member

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    This. The only problem is that the world can’t handle 11 zlatans
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    Jabocaster New Member

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    11x Lothar Matthäus. The post match interviews would be hilarious as well:D
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    Neeskens, IMO — well rounded, hard worker with Tardelli-esque endless stamina, played in a ton different roles (right back even in major games...like vs. Panathinaikos, central midfield obviously, point forward, point backward, even centerback), Totaalvoetbal itself was predicated on a carousel scheme so he would move around with the rest of the team and had a great sense for space, and also fairly unselfish (at least wrt. the highest strata of football where players are generally more egoistical). A team with eleven Di Stéfanos might spontaneously combust considering the degree of control/independence even one demanded, but I'd expect Neeskens to work quite effectively with his clones given some of his cookie-cutter characteristics.
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    Do 11 Xavi's have 100% possession? :lol:

    They might not win, but they wouldn't lose either!
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    Pughnichi New Member

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    11 Robson’s
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    Would be dull as f$&k
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    Ah, but you're not factoring they are one; they are legion!

    Neeskens, Matthaeus and possibly Robson I was going to put forth, but I wonder about all of them in a backline and even upfront.

    Szepan or Sastre also come to mind.
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    This will be hated here, but Gerrard. At his prime he was both strong, fast, a great passer and finisher of the ball, a good ballwinner, and extremely versatile in that he could play any position on the pitch and do well.
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    A CB pairing of Gerrard's would be terrible, add that to the sitter in midfield and you've got a leaky core to say the least.
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    Keane would be tough to beat.
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    11 james milners, would be more industrious than the victorians but maybe a bit boring.
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    11 Roy Keanes vs 11 Anthony Martials
    It would be like a group of emos being eaten by lions.
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    Sir Scott McToMinay Full Member

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    I’d fancy 11 Patrick Vieiras up against anyone (except for 11 Roy Keanes of course).
    Goals, Physicality, tackles, pace, leadership, great engine.
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    All-time: John Charles?
    Played as a CB and striker at different times in his career
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    11 Guillet's would get top 4 I reckon
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    We all dream of a team of Gary Breens
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    midfield? He's not a passer of the ball, to be honest.
    As long as he doesn't fall out with himself or get injured, he'd be challenging for the title!
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    38 points. That's relegation form :lol:

    11x prime Schweinsteiger.
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    :lol::lol::lol:
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    Sir Bobby Charlton would probably do well
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Not great height but an excellent reader of the game and very good in the air. Also the four Robson's in midfield would stop a lot of attacks before it got to the defence.

    (PS. Charles could lump the ball to himself and bypass the midfield?)
    Very good shout. I doubt there's another great who could play CH and CF as seamlessly as he did.
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    A Peter Crouch XI please. Just for the fun of it.
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    Yaya Toure - played at CB, DM, CM, AM and striker. Could probably do a job as a full back and winger too. Would require a lot of cakes though.
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    I’d have a xi of Manuel Neuer and I would’ve beaten you all.
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    My personal favourite would be a Robson XI.
    I wouldn't mind seeing a Koeman XI or a Ferdinand XI either.
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    Agreed, got to be Wayne.
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    Here you go, you can watch this here:

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    IrishMcD New Member

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    Gary Breen, as the song goes, "We all dream of a team of Gary Breens...."
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    Cheekiey Full Member

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    No one mentioned Bale?

    11 Peak Bales would be hard to beat
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    Be like beginners hour at the ice arena, all that slipping :D
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    How would you beat 11 Roberto Carlos'?