Your All-Time 'Ultimate Team'?

Raees

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Pick your all-time best/favourite side but it has to be subject to the following rules (Club or international):

If 4-4-2:
  • RB & RW/LB & LW played on same team i.e. Beckham & Neville and Cole & Pires
  • Defensive Trio (GK & 2CB's) played on same team
  • Midfield Duo
  • Pair of Forwards (can be a 10 and 9 or an attacking midfielder and 9)
If 5-2-3/3-5-2:
  • GK and Libero played on same team
  • Wing Backs and Side CB's on the same team
  • Midfield duo or trio*
  • Subject to above Attacking Duo or Trio
If 4-3-3:
  • RB-RCB/LB-LCB played on same team (GK must be part of either of these pairs to form a trio)
  • Midfield trio
  • Attacking Trio
Additional Rules:
  1. Pick pairings/trios on genuinely great relationships/performances in their prime (not just players who played together post retirement or a spell in USA)
  2. Not permitted to pick a pair or trio which overlaps with a player from another pair/trio i.e. If you pick Evra-Vidic as a LB/LCB duo, you cannot then pick Cristiano as part of the attacking trio, even if it is from the time he played for Real Madrid. Same goes for players who featured in same international sides during the same generation.
  3. Pick players based on their best positions, don't go for 3-5-2 and then put someone like Thuram as a right-wing back when he doesn't really have any experience of playing as a wing-back in a 3-5-2. There is some leeway with this rule but try and keep it realistic.

Here's an example (5-2-3):



Your turn...
 

Timothy Burns

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Pele - Tostao
Rivelino
Alonso - Busquets - Xavi
Cole - Campbell - Nesta - Cafu
Dida
 

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Decided to do all three without overlaps

4-4-2

Van Basten - Gullit
Donadoni - Van Hanegem - Neeskens - Garrincha
Maldini - Cannavaro - Nesta - Djalma
Buffon

5-3-2

Puskas - Kocsis
Zico
Brehme - Falcão - Cerezo - Amoros
Kohler - Beckenbauer - Bossis
Maier

4-3-3

Neymar - Suarez - Messi
Iniesta - Busquets - Xavi
Cabrini - Scirea - Desailly - Thuram
Zoff
 

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This is an easy one.


-------------------------------------Pat Jennings---------------------------
-----------Jimmy Nicholl--------Aaron Hughes---Gareth McAuley-------Mal Donaghy
--------------------------Danny Blanchflower------Steven Davis---------------
-------------George Best--------------------------------Keith Gillespie-------
------------------------------------David Healy--------------------------
 

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5-3-2

Puskas - Kocsis
Cruyff
Brehme - Van Hanegem - Neeskens - Cafu
Kohler - Beckenbauer - Nesta
Maier​
 

Raees

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@harms Maldini overlaps with Nesta/Cannavaro and I think Van Hanegam overlaps with Gullit (Feyenoord?)
 

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@harms Maldini overlaps with Nesta/Cannavaro and I think Van Hanegam overlaps with Gullit (Feyenoord?)
I meant no overlaps between the 3 teams. For example, no Nesta (and Cafu) in 5-3-2 because he is in 4-4-2 etc.