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In no particular order, ten of our favourite strike partnerships from the world of football...

Vialli and Mancini.

No.1 Vialli & Mancini. Sampdoria

"I Gemelli del Gol" (the Goal Twins).
One of the great football partnership nicknames, and one of the great football partnerships.
The combination of Vialli's power and athleticism alongside the classic number 10 creativity and vision of Mancini worked wonders at Samp - 231 goals from 1984-92, helping the club to its only Scudetto in 1991, along with four Coppa Italia titles and a Cup Winners' Cup.




Romário and Stoichkov.

No.2 Romário & Stoichkov. Barcelona

The spearheads of Cruyff's "Dream Team" for two seasons from 1993-95.
Steve Bruce and Gary Pallister are probably still having nightmares about them from Manchester Utd's Champions League encounter with Barcelona in 1994, when the Brazilian and Bulgarian tormented them throughout the 4:0 thrashing at the Nou Camp.




No.3 Shevchenko & Rebrov. Dynamo Kiev & Ukraine

Over 200 goals as a partnership for Dynamo Kiev and Ukraine.
It might not have worked out individually for either player in the Premiership but together at Dynamo Kiev they were phenomenal.




No.4 Puskás & Di Stéfano. Real Madrid

A fearsome partnership at Real Madrid in the early 60s, Hungarian legend Puskás and Argentine legend Di Stéfano won two European Cups and four Spanish league titles during their time playing together at the Bernabéu.
In the 1960 European Cup final they shared all seven goals against Eintracht Frankfurt, Puskás scoring four and Di Stéfano scoring three.




Butragueño and Sánchez.

No.5 Butragueño & Sánchez. Real Madrid

Apparently they didn't get on very well together, but it didn't really show on the pitch as their partnership fired Real to five consecutive titles from 1986-90.




Gerd Müller and Uli Hoeness.

No.6 Gerd Müller & Uli Hoeness. Bayern Munich

The stats say it all, 359 goals in 10 seasons at Bayern Munich in the 1970s. And if it hadn't been for Müller's initial season at 1861 Nördlingen and a final fling with Fort Lauderdale Strikers then both would have been one club men for Bayern.




Dalglish and Rush.

No.7 Dalglish & Rush. Liverpool

Two different styles of player who complemented each other perfectly. Rush's deadly finishing and Dalglish's guile made these two Liverpool legends a great British double-act of the 80's.




Salas and Zamorano.

No.8 Salas & Zamorano. Chile

Two terrific all-action forwards, they scored 59 times for Chile in the 90s.
No wonder a few Serie A managers tried to pair them up together at club level. Unfortunately no-one managed it.




Henry and Bergkamp.

No.9 Henry & Bergkamp. Arsenal

Six seasons of the Dutchman's craft and vision together with the Frenchman's electric pace and finishing yielded more than 200 goals.




Van Basten and Gullit.

No.10 Van Basten & Gullit. Milan & Netherlands

A great duo for both Milan and the Oranje.
Marco Van Basten was the classic striker, whilst Gullit could play just about anywhere around him.