Top 50 south American soccer players

Give the 50 best South American players ever according to the website and newspaper "L' Équipe"
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Rank
Player
Country
1
Pelé
Brazil
2
Diego Maradona
Argentina
3
Lionel Messi
Argentina
4
Garrincha
Brazil
5
Ronaldo
Brazil
6
Alfredo Di Stefano
Argentina
7
Arthur Friedenreich
Brazil
8
Zico
Brazil
9
Omar Sivori
Argentina
10
Romario
Brazil
11
Leonidas
Brazil
12
Cafu
Brazil
13
Juan Alberto Schiaffino
Uruguay
14
Adolfo Pedernera
Argentina
15
Tostao
Brazil
16
Djalma Santos
Brazil
17
Mario Kempes
Argentina
18
Guillermo Stabile
Argentina
19
Socrates
Brazil
20
Obdulio Varela
Uruguay
21
Rivelino
Brazil
22
Alcides Ghiggia
Uruguay
23
Daniel Passarella
Argentina
24
Bebeto
Brazil
25
Teofilo Cubillas
Peru
Rank
Player
Country
26
Elias Figueroa
Chile
27
Ubaldo Fillol
Argentina
28
Rivaldo
Brazil
29
Enzo Francescoli
Uruguay
30
Didi
Brazil
31
Jorge Burruchaga
Argentina
32
Jaïrzinho
Brazil
33
Vava
Brazil
34
Ronaldinho
Brazil
35
Gabriele Batistuta
Argentina
36
Carlos Valderrama
Colombia
37
Gilmar
Brazil
38
Javier Zanetti
Argentina
39
Roberto Carlos
Brazil
40
Neymar
Brazil
41
Luis Suarez
Uruguay
42
James Rodriguez
Colombia
43
Roberto Ayala
Argentina
44
Kaka
Brazil
45
Ivan Zamorano
Chile
46
Willington Ortiz
Colombia
47
Radamel Falcao
Colombia
48
José Luis Chilavert
Paraguay
49
Diego Forlan
Uruguay
50
Ivan Hurtado
Ecuador
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Level 48
Jul 4, 2015
I would add Rene Higuita and Alberto Spencer.
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Level 35
Feb 1, 2017
Seriously, what's L'Équipe's criteria for this ranking? How come Gerson is not on the list. What have Messi and Neymar won for their national teams to make the list? Why a classy keeper like Taffarel is not here but a domestic, humble club idol like Chilavert is? We'll probable never know...