Register Login Scores


Ronaldinho, Iniesta & Xavi Snubbed For All-Time LaLiga XI

Over the years, the Spanish top flight has been home to some of the finest footballers on the planet. Wiith the 2018/19 campaign starting this weekend, here is an all-time LaLiga XI – and legends such as Ronaldinho, Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez were snubbed for it.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see who made the Daily Mail's all-time LaLiga XI.

English publication the Daily Mail recently selected an XI of players who had a significant impact on Spain's top division, and there is no surprise to see footballers, past and present, from FC Barcelona and Real Madrid dominate the side.

Los Blancos legend Iker Casillas, who now plays FC Porto, was selected to stand between the sticks. The shot-stopper won numerous titles with Real and would probably still be at the club were it not for the major fallout that took place between the shot-stopper and Jose Mourinho.

What may come as a surprise for some is that neither Sergio Ramos nor Gerard Pique find themselves in the back four. Instead, Fernando Hierro and Carles Puyol were paired at centre-back, while two Brazilians occupy – Dani Alves, now at Paris Saint-Germain, and Roberto Carlos.

The publication went with a three-man midfield for their team, and the likes of Ronaldinho, Iniesta and Xavi did not crack the nod. Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff, former Los Blancos manager Zinedine Zidane and Alfredo Di Stefano feature instead.

Real Announce Squad For UEFA Super Cup, Including 5 Goalkeepers

The frontline is made up of current Blaugrana captain Lionel Messi alongside Ronaldo Nazario and Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently moved to Serie A giants Juventus.

Who would be in your all-time LaLiga XI? Have your say in the comments section below. 

De Gea To Cement Highest-Paid EPL GK Role?

Eto'o's Next Destination Confirmed

Two Goals In Three Matches For Stars, Wits Striker Targeted Fo...


Top 5

Downs To Hijack Chiefs Deal?

218 Mar 29, 2021 10:53 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Richest African Footballers In The World, Past & Present

7 Mar 11, 2021 07:19 PM in African Football

PSL Players Who Have Qualified For AFCON

16 Mar 29, 2021 11:59 AM in PSL

All Eight Teams To Have Qualified For CAFCL Quarters

116 Apr 10, 2021 11:30 PM in African Football

10 SA Players Silently Making Their Mark Abroad

Mar 29, 2021 01:54 PM in Players Abroad

32 Players You May Have Forgotten Played For Downs

38 Apr 08, 2021 08:01 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

All Eight Teams To Have Qualified For CAFCL Quarters

116 Apr 10, 2021 11:30 PM in African Football

Khan Urges Chiefs To Sign 'Underrated' Midfielder

43 Apr 11, 2021 12:59 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

CAF QF Draw Explained, Who Will Downs & Chiefs Get?

218 Apr 11, 2021 09:35 AM in CAF Champions League

Official: Chiefs Qualify For CAF CL Quarter-Finals

786 Apr 10, 2021 10:52 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Nine Chiefs Players Not Going To AFCON

102 Mar 29, 2021 03:22 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Confirmed: Manyisa's Next Destination Revealed

47 Mar 30, 2021 04:00 PM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News