History always speaks, it ends up putting things in their place.
Today I bring you a list of ten players, the position in the table is subjective, for some it may be that player number 6 should be the first and vice versa, but without question, they are or have been, our best players throughout history of football.
10. Giancarlo Gregorio Maldonado Marrero
Possibly, along with Juan Arango, one of the best strikers the team has had of all time.
Venezuela: Táchira National, Miners, UAM, Atlético
Uruguay: Club Atlético River Plate
Chile: Táchira and O’Higgins
Mexico: Atlante and Atlas
Honduras: Real Spain
09. Ronald Alejandro Vargas Aranguren
Injuries have not respected “Ronita”, a great player with enviable dribbling quality.
Belgium: Club Bruges and Anderlecht
Greece: AEK Lanarka
08. Luis Alfredo Mendoza Benedetto
The 60s and 70s are his years of splendor, the midfield being his fief.
Venezuela: Banco Agrícola y Pecuario, Deportivo Italia, Galicia, Students from Mérida, Portuguesa and Caracas
07. Roberto José Rosales Altuve
One of the captains of the team with an unbeatable performance as a right back.
Belgium: KAA Gent
06. José Manuel Rey Cortegoso
A wine player for 14 years, this born defender “el tetero” took his character and leadership to high levels, being one of the best players in his position.
Venezuela: Maritime, Caracas, Miners and Deportivo Lara
Spain: A Coruña and Pontevedra
Cyprus: AEK Lanarca
05. Rafael Edgar Dudamel Ochoa
The keeper Chamo Dudamel, was a great penalty taker and free throw, being well recognized for it.
Venezuela: Los Andes, El Vigía, Atlético Zulia, Students from Mérida, UAM, Táchira and Real Esppor.
Colombia: Santa Fe, Deportivo Cali, Millonarios, Cortuluá and América de Cali.
South Africa: Mamelodi Sundowns
04.Stalin José Rivas
Better known as “el Mago” he was the first player to cross the sea and reach Europe, and he was the top scorer for La Libertadores in 1994.
Venezuela: Miners, Minervén, Caracas, Táchira, Galicia and Italmaracaibo.
Belgium: Standard Liege and Boom
03.José Salomón Rondón Giménez
Player of the national team, heart and soul of striker who has left his mark of quality across the seas.
Spain: Malaga and Las Palmas
Russia: Rubín Kazan and Zenit
England: West Bromwich Albion
02.Tomás Eduardo Rincón Hernández
He is known by the nickname of “the General” strong and decisive pivot.
Venezuela: Táchira and Zamora
01.Juan Fernando Arango Sáez
Selection player, he has made a career in Europe and South America. Considered a great free kick taker from any position on the field. Its natural position is that of the left interior.
Venezuela: Nueva Cádiz and Caracas.
Mexico: Pachuca, Monterrey, Puebla and Xolos.
Spain: C.D Mallorca
USA: N.Y Cosmos
I insist, on opinions, tastes or beliefs, there can always be controversy, my only intention is to expose the players who in one way or another have excelled in Venezuelan and world football.