01 Nov Top Ten Soccer Players in the World
10. Robert Lewandowski
Since his arrival in 2014 at Bayern Munich, has scored a total of 150 goals in his 194 appearances following his four years at Borussia Dortmund in which he bagged 103 goals in 187 matches. Lewandowski was the Bundesliga player of the year in 2016-17. His 16 goals shot by him during 2018 FIFA qualifications were considered top notch.
9. Kalidou Koulibaly
One of the best defenders the game has seen, the center back is of Serie A’s best players and presently has over three premier leagues battling to gain his services. He is fast, versatile, dynamic in the air with a nose for the ball; he is the definition of a shutdown defender.
8. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah had a remarkable campaign after arriving at Liverpool from Roma in July 2017 and had immediately set the premier league to the finals on fire. The 25-year-old Egyptian has appeared in 51 matches in total amongst which scored 44 goals. He has set the record for the most left-footed goals. Salah is fast and outworks the other player’s defense.
7. Sergio Augero
Consider dangerous the moment the ball touches, Sergio is one of the best strikers to exist. The 29-year-old has Argentine has dominated the Premier League since his arrival at Manchester City in 2011. He has tallied 199 goals against his 292 match appearances. Due to his thick build, he is blindingly fast when attacking and excellent with the ball at his feet.
6. Toni Kroos
The Real Madrid midfielder is the engine that keeps the team running. One of the best passer and most versatile midfielder in the world, he is capable of filling any spot in the field with fast speed and dribbling skills.
5. Jan Oblak
The 25-year-old Slovenian goalkeeper is one of the best in the game. Compensating for his lack of height and length with superb instincts, he has a perfect score of blocking and diverting a significant amount of goals.
4. Kevin de Bruyne
One of Manchester City’s best players, the 26-year-old is technically skilled as one of the world’s best passers. He can bury a shot when he needs to and is brilliant on free kicks accompanied by high durability with his unparallel vision.
Deployed as a midfielder or left forward, Neymar is considered as the world’s best dribbler and is a wizard with the ball at his feet often making the opposing defenders look foolish with his impeccable sight or vision of the ball, racking up goals and ability to identify open teammates in the field.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
The 33-year-old goal scoring machine is an excellent passer has led his clubs to numerous La Liga, Premier League, and FIFA titles and has captained the Portugal team. Over 436 matches in nine seasons, he has tallied 449 goals and one of the most dangerous players with the ball. He is one of the complete footballers to exist with continuous development.
1. Lionel Messi
The 30-year-old may be the best footballer to exist ridiculous goals racked up. He has won 32 trophies in his last 14 seasons at Barcelona, La Liga and Champions league. His low center of gravity enables better ball control and incredible finishing accompanied by versatile attacking.