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Sports Card Forum - Top 50 Football Cards (Mostly Vintage) : #8. 1983 Panini Marco van Basten. Marco van Basten is widely regarded as one of the best forwards to play the game, winning the European Footballer of the Year honors three times (1988, 1989 and 1992) and being named the FIFA World Player of the Year in 1992. In 15 seasons, the prolific striker scored 277 goals, including 128 for Ajax and 90 for AC Milan. Although 1980s cards are typically plentiful, this Panini is one of the…

Image from original photo shoot of 1989 Upper Deck Ken Griffey Jr. card shows how minor league look was changed: