Top 5 footballers who have played 100 international matches & 500 club matches

We have come across many players who have represented their club and country with equal amount of consistency coupled with their goal scoring abilities, intelligence of play which led to them having long careers.
A list of the top 5 players who have made 100+ appearances for the country as well as played 500 or more matches for their clubs is what we will looking it.
The list has a number of reputed players who showcased their consistency and passion for improvement which led them to playing for such a long time.
ImageThe Brazilian left back was a phenom during his career and was a constant name in the starting lineups of his country as well as club.
He represented 7 clubs in his career and made over 500 appearance for one out of the 8 clubs, being Real Madrid.
In 756 appearances for clubs represented, the left back scored 96 goals and provided 112 assists.
He was a constant in the Brazil national side as well making 125 appearances for the men in yellow scoring 11 times and was part of the 2002 squad which lifted the FIFA World Cup
ImageThe Barcelona and Spanish midfield genius is an all time great and has the reputation of God in the land of La Roja.
His intelligence of play and creativity are what stood out during his entire career.
Xavi was a chief contributor in the rise of Lionel Messi becoming the player that he is today.
The Spanish master midfielder made 767 appearances for the Blaugrana side during his playing days and also was part of the national colors team for a record 133 times in his illustrious career.
Xavi has the winners medal for his country in the 2010 FIFA World Cup along with the 2008, 2012 Euro Championship.
ImageBuffon is one of the greatest goalkeepers to have ever stopped foot on the sacred pitch.
His passion and commitment are second to none and this is one of the reasons the 43-year-old is still shining like a star in club football.
The goalie has made 681* appearances across all competitions for Juventus. Buffon made 176 appearances for his national side, Italy also before calling it quits in 2017.
He is part of the Italian side that tasted World Cup glory in 2006 and was even runners up in 2012 Euro Championship as well.
ImagePopularly dubbed as San Iker, the Spanish goalkeeper was another of Spain’s all-time greats who was a constant fear for all opposition teams due to his ability to make outstanding and crucial saves coupled with the ability of leading from the front.
This champion of a player represented Los Blancos in 725 matches across all competitions and has won many accolades both for club as well as country.
Iker was widely known for his athleticism, quick reactions which made him a world beater throughout his career.
He was the captain of the Spanish side who won the 2008, 2012 Euro Championship as well as the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
His consistency in performances was one of the reasons he represented Spain 167 times during his impactful career.
ImageThe current Inter Milan vice president was a stalwart for Argentine as well as Italian Football.
Javier Zanetti over his 22-year career made giant leaps and strides in making Italy a powerhouse at international tournaments.
He made 858 appearances for Inter Milan in his 19 year stay for the club.
Such was the magnitude and effect of his performances that the club decided to retire his jersey number 4 to honor and respect his contributions made towards Inter Milan’s history.
Zanetti has won many accolades and praises during his career including the 5 Scudetti’s and UEFA Champions title in 2009 under Jose Mourinho, being part of the 16 trophies he won with Inter.
The Argentina maestro represented his nation 143 times during his career scoring 4 goals.


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