The 7 Best Football Players In The World

Football (Soccer) is one of the best sports in the world and a way of life for many people out there. There are so many teams in many different countries with so many great individual players. The best footballers in the world have something else, something that gives them that extra edge like pace, skill, vision, technique, flare, style, instinct and that confidence in their abilities. We have picked the 7 best footballers in the world that have that something extra.

7] Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero is a great forward and one that knows how  to put goals away. Aguero has title wins under Roberto Mancini and Manuel Pellegrini, scoring that famous late winner against QPR in 2012 to win the Premier League. He is quick, has a great touch and the awareness to set up goals, the Argentine has few weaknesses.

Teams: Argentina, Manchester City F.C.

Position: Forward

Team number: 11 (Argentina), 10 (Manchester)

Birthdate: June 2, 1988

6] Luis Suárez

Luis Suarez is a great player but not liked by everyone thanks to him liking to bite other players. Luis Suarez is a great at dribbling his way into the penalty box, you don’t want him in one-on-one situations, and he takes a killer free-kick taker. He plays well with his team mates and is always aware of them and you can be sure to always see him giving his all. Barcelona payed Liverpool $128.5 million for the player in July 2014. Suarez helped them to the treble.

Teams: Uruguay, F.C. Barcelona

Position: Forward

Team number: 9 (both teams)

Birthdate: Jan. 24, 1987

5] Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is a Welsh footballer that has pace and skill to fly past anyone that opposes him. Bale is known to be a great finisher and capable of scoring many goals including those long range beauties. His performance is consistently looked forward to and he is a key player at Real Madrid helping win games by setting up goals and scoring himself.

Teams: Wales, Real Madrid

Position: Midfield/Forward (Wales), Forward (Real Madrid)

Team number: 11 (both teams)

Birthdate: July 16, 1989

4] Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala is one of the hottest footballing stars on the planet right now. Paulo Dybala is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Argentina national team. He is quick, stylish, skilful and powerful. He knows how to get past players by himself and using his teammates with quick passes and pace. He can score a mean FreeKick and some sensational goals.

Teams: Argentina, Juventus

Position: Forward (Argentina), Forward (Juventus)

Team number: 21 (Argentina), 10 (Juventus)

Birthdate: November 15, 1993

3] Neymar

Neymar was created to play football and he quickly established himself as one of the best in the sport. Neymar has scored more goals than Messi and Ronaldo at the same stage of their careers and has the capability to become one of the best. Alongside the Messi and Suarez, he forms one of the best-attacking ​lineups in the history of the sport. He has a lot of style, skill and flare.

Teams: Brazil, F.C. Barcelona

Position: Forward

Team number: 10 (Brazil), 11 (Barcelona)

Birthdate: Feb. 5, 1992

2] Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player in the world who football fans say could be considered Messi’s equal — if not superior. Ronaldo has confidence, pace, skill and the ego to go with it but Messi has a calmer demeanour with all that Ronaldo has and more. Ronaldo’s goals-to-games ratio is similar to that of Messi. In 2016, Ronaldo was named FIFA’s Player of the Year for the fourth time. In fact, he and Messi have been the only two players to win that honour since 2007. Since joining Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009, Ronaldo has been one of the best making his famous step overs and free kicks replicated by fans all over the world.

Teams: Portugal, Real Madrid

Position: Forward

Team number: 7 (both teams)

Birthdate: Feb. 5, 1985

1] Lionel Messi

A multiyear winner of FIFA’s Player of the Year Award, Lionel Messi is considered to be the best football player of all time. His ability to dazzle defenders with his skill and pace is second to none, and he is one of the best dribbling players in the world. Messi led his home country, Argentina, to the 2014 World Cup final, losing 1-0 to Germany, and to the finals of the 2015 and 2016 Copa Americas. He has a calm demeanour, great skill with getting past players, vision and awareness to pass the ball all over the pitch and he scores some great goals.

Teams: Argentina, F.C. Barcelona

Position: Forward

Team number: 10 (both teams)

Birthdate: June 24, 1987

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