TOP News

Sport: Luis Nani's five-a-side team of best players he's played alongside is extremely strong

The 50 best-paid players in the PL with Cristiano Ronaldo Earning 110k more than anyone else

  The 50 best-paid players in the PL with Cristiano Ronaldo Earning 110k more than anyone else Revealing the highest earners in the Premier LeagueWith England’s top tier of football seen as one of the most competitive and entertaining on the planet, it is no shock to hear that some of the richest footballers play in this league.

Nani named Cristiano Ronaldo in his dream five-a-side team © GiveMeSport Nani named Cristiano Ronaldo in his dream five-a-side team

Nani has announced he is leaving Orlando City.

The Portuguese forward joined the Major League Soccer outfit in 2019.

He scored 31 times in 88 outings during his stint at the club.

"Orlando is a city I can call home, with great people and fantastic supporters, but my contract has ended and there was a decision by the club not to extend it," Nani wrote on Twitter.

"It was an honour captaining the club for its first-ever playoff appearances and reaching the final of the MLS is Back Tournament.

"I shall never forget how the fans and community supported me and my family ever since the moment we arrived in Florida. You will have in me a friend and a fan for the future. I wish you all the best."

The greatest goalscoring trio in every single season since 1999/2000

  The greatest goalscoring trio in every single season since 1999/2000 Are Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez & Neymar the best trio in football history?It's hard to see another trio topping Barcelona's famous 'MSN', the South American stars breaking a ridiculous number of records during their three years together in Catalonia.

  Luis Nani's five-a-side team of best players he's played alongside is extremely strong © Provided by Give Me Sport

ENTER GIVEAWAY

Nani has had a brilliant career. He's played for the likes of Manchester United, Valencia, and Lazio, as well as appearing 112 times for Portugal.

But who makes it into his dream five-a-side team of players he's played alongside? He answered that question in 2020.

View who he selected below...

GK: David de Gea

"David De Gea, for me one of the best in the world and a good friend of mine.

"But he must bring his glasses with him because he can't see anything without them. It's true."

DEF: Bruno Alves

"For a defender, he has a lot of technique. If you need to play, he can. If you need to destroy, he's there."

Xabi Alonso named his dream five-a-side of players he played alongside - it's ridiculously strong

  Xabi Alonso named his dream five-a-side of players he played alongside - it's ridiculously strong Xabi Alonso played with so many world-class players in his careerThe Spaniard enjoyed a terrific career at club level.

  Luis Nani's five-a-side team of best players he's played alongside is extremely strong © Provided by Give Me Sport

MDF: Deco

"Deco, one of my idols. I learned a lot with him. His technique fits very well for five-a-side."

MDF: Paul Scholes

"Great control of the ball, great vision."

How will Ralf Rangnick Revolutionise & Save Manchester United? | The Football Terrace

FWD: Cristiano Ronaldo

"Cristiano Ronaldo with all of his skills, fast feet. He learned a lot from me in the youth, he knows, he knows."

Nani has played with so many legends in his career. The fact that players including Rio Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney don't make his five-a-side-team shows how much talent he's played with.

Now 35, Nani still has some years left in the tank and could return to a club in Europe.

'Dream scenario' - Newcastle boosted in January pursuit of 'extraordinary' goalscorer .
Newcastle United may now have received a big boost in their pursuit of Luis Diaz in the January transfer window. The Lowdown: In the race A Bola (via Sport Witness) reported last month that the St. James’ Park faithful were one of a number of clubs in the race to sign Diaz in January, along with […]A Bola (via Sport Witness) reported last month that the St. James’ Park faithful were one of a number of clubs in the race to sign Diaz in January, along with the likes of Liverpool, Everton and Chelsea, Real Madrid and AC Milan.

See also