So youre saying its better to be 40m out straight in front with muddy ground, waterlogged ball, and crap boots over 45m out and 45 degree angle with perfect ground, perfect ball, perfect boots?
Most of the time it didn't rain. You make it sound like it was raining 24/7 in the 1980's.
I was only young when I saw them, but weren't SOS and Langford bigger and just as athletic versions of Rampe anyway? They got bags kicked on them, doubt Rampe would've been any different if he played in that era.Rampe would not be 189cm tall if born 20-25 years earlier.
He also wouldn't have been as fit.
Probably still have been good enough to make it but the physicality was another reason why many excellent players barely managed 100 games and moved onto other things in their lives.
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Buddy is the greatest of his era. No denying, he is an absolute superstar.
The only way to compare players of different eras is to compare them to their own era and how much better they are than everyone else. How many Standard deviations they are ahead of the average in a bell curve. Without looking into it, I'd say Buddy (with goals alone) would be pretty far right along the curve.