After Ronaldo’s nutmeg, here’s Sportsmail’s top 10 showboating moments … but who joins Pele, Cruyff and Bergkamp on the list?

September 10, 2013 5:36 pm 0 comments Views: 340

Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s outrageous set of skills that embarrassed Northern Ireland’s Steven Davis, Sportsmail takes a look at the top 10 acts of showboating in football history.

Defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as an act to ‘show off,’ showboating is tailor-made for football with players striving to out-do each other to entertain the crowd.

The only rule we set: it has to have been performed in a competitive fixture. Here is our top 10

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See you later: Ronaldo toyed with Steven Davis during Portugal's victory over Northern Ireland See you later: Ronaldo toyed with Steven Davis during Portugal’s victory over Northern Ireland

And that's a wrap: Ronaldo nutmegged Davis before back-heeling the ball to a team-mate And that’s a wrap: Ronaldo nutmegged Davis before back-heeling the ball to a team-mate

Riquelme’s spinning back-heel nutmeg

Riquelme’s spinning back-heel nutmeg

Match: Boca Juniors v Central, 2007

Possibly the best thing you will ever see with a football. Out on the right flank Riquelme manages to nutmeg Charles Perez while spinning around on the ball and back-heeling it, without even looking at his opponent.

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