The Greatest Free-Kick Takers In The History Of La Liga

By Peter C

Hristo Stoichkov, Barcelona

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He may not be a name so familiar with this generation but he is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous penalty and free-kick takers during his time.

The Bulgarian played for several clubs in different countries during his career.

Ronaldinho, Barcelona

Ronaldinho is a football legend and will remain one for a very long time if not forever. He played most of his club football with the Catalan giants.

He is arguably the most skillful football player the world has seen and his goalscoring ability from a free-kick situation is breathtaking.

David Beckham, Real Madrid

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Beckham is highly rated among football fans for his free-kick mastery. In fact, he has scored a Premier League record number of goals from free-kicks, and it remains unbroken till today.

He is also one of the deadliest free-kick takers in the history of La Liga.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid

The co-record holder for most goals scored in international football (109 goals) may have seen the free-kick goals dry up for a while now, but he remains one of the best from the set-piece situation.

A lot of football fans regard him as their favorite football player in history.

Lionel Messi, Barcelona

The almost diminutive legend needs no introduction. The Argentine, who has won the Ballon d’Or six times definitely has a place on this list.

His fearsome ability over a freekick is undeniable. He has scored over fifty goals from the direct freekick during his trophy-laden career.