Modern football is filled with different tactical shapes and systems, but arguably the most prominent since the turn of the century has been the 4-3-3.
Some of football’s most successful sides have operated with a trident of attacking options in recent years, with a three-man forward line now commonplace amongst Europe’s elite sides.
Lionel Messi’s move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer has now provided PSG with one of the most devastating attacking line-ups in recent memory, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner joining Neymar and Kylian Mbappe at the Parc des Princes.
Following Messi’s move to the French capital, we’ve looked back at some of the best attacking triumvirates in football history.
Here are five of football’s greatest ever front threes.