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Team Legend - John Barnes
There has been no finer sight in football than John Barnes in his pomp gliding down the wing. For talent and grace alone, he's an automatic choice in any hall of fame; but his impact on the game went far beyond goals and silver. The Jamaican-born dribbler was the first high-profile black player to grace Anfield back in the 1980s, without doubt one of the best players in the world when he arrived at Liverpool. He was player of the year in England in championship seasons 1987-88 and 1989-90 and dominated the English game at least for four years. His hamstring problems forced him to change his position from a flying winger to a central midfielder. His understanding of the game was immaculate and his team mates were inspired by his presence on the field. Just as the No.7 shirt will always be associated with Kenny Dalglish, the No.10 will forever belong to Barnes.