"Playmaker" is a collection of illustrated portraits including some of the best soccer playmakers the sport have seen. Illustrated by Romanian designer Daniel Nyari the players are build by a collection of shapes which makes a very interesting style of illustration.

Find out more about Daniel Nyari at iamdany.com and behance.net/DanielNyari.

PLAYMAKER /Pley-Mey-Ker/ Noun
A player in football who leads attacks or brings other players on the same side into a position from which they could score. He often plays centrally between the opposition’s defence & attack. He has also been known as a trequartista, regista, enganche, meia-armadror, meia-de-ligação, fantasisti, rifinitore, or false nine depending on cultural origin and/or position.

I selected 10 players to make it to the abduzeedo playmakers team

Can you name all 10 of them?

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

Playmaker: Soccer Illustrated Portraits

View entire collection at iamdany.com/Playmakers

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My name is Paulo Canabarro, I'm a passionate freelance web designer paulocanabarro.com and enthusiastic blogger here at abduzeedo. Catch me designing Wordpress Themes. Say hello on twitter @paul0v2.