The Football Walk of Fame®
The world's first 'Football Walk of Fame' launched in 2016 is a permanent tribute to history's greatest players immortalised with series of brass plaques, each bearing the names and images of football legends rendered by the renowned sporting artist Paul Trevillion.
“The Football Walk of Fame is located in Cathedral Gardens Manchester directly adjacent to the National Football Museum and embraces the history and allows the millions of football fans worldwide to walk in the footsteps of the greatest players to grace the game," added Paul Trevillion.
"I am deeply honoured that my football art will help to bring the FWF to life.”
"This has been a long time dream come true for me as a massive football fan and to be involved in creating a true legacy to the sport I love is beyond all expectations," said Walk of Fame founder David Courtney. "We have created a global landmark for the game and one that attracts millions football fans from all corners of the globe.”
Amongst the first players to be inducted included the members of the 1966 World Cup-winning England team, alongside Brazilian striker Pelé who received the first ‘Football Walk of Fame Legend Award’.Others to be inducted included Denis Law and Jimmy Greaves, Cristiano Ronaldo. Eusebio, Alfredo Di Stefano and Paolo Maldini.