Wayne Rooney? Gary McAllister? Paul Gascoigne? Ally McCoist? This isn't meant to be easy!
There has been plenty of quality in the England and Scotland ranks over the past 30 years - but who would make the best combined XI?
Before Friday's World Cup qualifier at Wembley, use our team selector to pick what you think is the best XI, then share it with your friends.
Shortlist selected by BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty and BBC Scotland's Tom English.
My modern-day England-Scotland XI
It's not meant to be easy! Use our shortlist and pick who you think would make the greatest modern-day England-Scotland XI.