10. Sergio Ramos
Sergio Ramos is a strong player and one of the best defenders in the world. Ramos plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid and consistently plays for the Spanish national team. Sergio Ramos is regularly part of the UEFA team of the year and has won many awards in his career so far. Ramos is a great leader of his team year after year and is almost always there when his team needs him.
9. Saul Niguez Esclapez
Saul Niguez Esclapez, known as Saul, is a skillful midfielder who was born in Spain and currently plays for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid. Saul is a promising 23 year old player who knows how to pass, shoot, and dribble very well.
8. Luka Modric
Luka Modric is a midfielder born in Croatia who now plays for the Spanish league giant Real Madrid. Modric is one of the best midfielders in the world and in La Liga; Modric has phenomenal shooting, good ball control, and great passing. Modric is a crucial part to the success of Real Madrid, as he does brilliantly to control the middle of the field almost every game he plays.
7. Andres Iniesta
Andres Iniesta is a Spanish midfielder who now plays for Barcelona. Iniesta is one of the older players on the field and uses his experience to his advantage. Iniesta has been one of the best midfielders in the world ever since he started playing; he has brilliant control of the ball, and an amazing ability to pass, shoot, and dribble while still being able to help his team on defense. Iniesta has great skill on the ball, knows how to control the midfield, and can always lead his team when they need it.
6. Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid and is the best player on the Welsh national team. Bale is a fast, strong, pacey, and skillful wide midfielder who has one of the best shots in European soccer. He has been set back by injury, but still manages to be one of the best players in the world and in La Liga. Bale has the ability to single handedly turn a game around with his wonderful individual skill and great finishing.
5. Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann is a prolific striker from France who now plays for the Spanish club Atletico Madrid. Griezmann is one of the best up and coming players in the world and is consistently one of the top goal scorers in La Liga. Griezmann is a fast, pacey, and prolific striker with great finishing and skillful play. Griezmann has an impressive ability to lead his to success by scoring goals whenever his team needs it.
4. Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez is a Uruguayan international player who plays for the Spanish club Barcelona. Suarez is a prolific goal scorer and a complete forward; he has won multiple top goal scorer awards in multiple different leagues. Suarez is strong and fast at the same time, he has an incredible ability to get in front of the goal and finish his chances.
3. Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is his birth name but he is more commonly known as just Neymar. Neymar is arguably the most skillful player in all of soccer, he is known for his fancy flicks and skillful play on the ball. Neymar is constantly performing outrageous moves and plays in his game and is the most fun player to watch because of this. Neymar is a Brazilian national team player who plays for the Spanish club Barcelona, he is one of the stars at Barcelona and has won his fair share of awards so far and has lots of potential to win a lot more.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is constantly a highly debated player when it comes to who is the best in the world. Cristiano Ronaldo has won 4 FIFA Ballon d’Or’s and 3 UEFA best player in Europe awards, on top of that he has been player of the year 3 times in multiple different competitions and top goal scorer 13 times in multiple different competitions. Ronaldo is a star on the Portuguese national team who plays wide midfield for the Spanish club Real Madrid. Ronaldo has won many other awards and broken lots of records. Cristiano Ronaldo is fast, strong, skillful, and is one of the most hard-working players in the world. Ronaldo has the ability to lead his team to success almost every season through his great play and hard work.
1. Lionel Messi
Best player in the world is a debatable two-horse race between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi gets the edge on Ronaldo because Messi has won one more Ballon d’Or than Ronaldo has. However, Messi has won so many more honors as well such as 5 FIFA Ballon d’Or’s, 3 UEFA best player in Europe Awards, 3 player of the year awards in multiple competitions, and 15 top goal scorer awards in multiple different competitions. Lionel Messi plays as a wide midfielder for the Argentinian national team and the Spanish club Barcelona. Messi is a small, quick, and insanely skillful dribbler with a clinical finish; Messi constantly leads his team to success through his incredible passing, dribbling, and goal-scoring ability.