Sir Stanley Matthews is perhaps the greatest English football player of all time.
He was the inaugural inductee to the English Football Hall of Fame in 2002 and remains the only English football player to be knighted while still plying his trade. He kept playing throughout his 40s and in 1985 played his last ever competitive match at age 70. When he died in 2000, an estimated 100,000 people lined the streets of Stoke-on-Trent to pay their respects. Despite all this vast recognition, however, Sir Stanley played in a position that football fans under a certain age will probably never have heard of: outside right.