Kaka. Steven Gerrard. Rivaldo. The world has been lucky enough to seen some exceptional talent occupy the central-attacking midfield position.
But like every era, the curtains must come down on an illustrious chapter and the baton must be passed on to another crop of emerging talent.
It just so happens that particular baton has been left in good hands. Today, there are a number of playmakers dazzling and wowing us in equal measure with their ethereal tricks, robotic passing accuracy and jaw-dropping skills.
But, which of today’s attacking midfield stars do you have most in common with? Take our Football Index-sponsored quiz to find out. And don’t forget to let us know how you got on via Twitter, Facebook or in the comments section below.