The FIFA 100 is a list of football players. The Brazilian football legend Pelé created it in 2004. He chose the best living footballers in the world. The FIFA 100 celebrates the 100th anniversary of FIFA.
The number 100 represents the 100th anniversary of FIFA and not the number of players selected. Pelé chose 125 players. The list has 123 male players and 2 female players.
This is the list of the "FIFA 100" greatest living footballers as chosen by Pelé.
- An asterisk (*) marks players who still played in 2004.
- Players who are still playing in 2020 are in italics.
- ↑ "FIFA 100". Best Football Players Ever. http://www.bestfootballplayersever.com/fifa100.php.
- ↑ "The Fifa 100". The Guardian. 4 March 2004. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2004/mar/04/newsstory.sport15.