Soccer or association football is a Team Sport. The game is backed up by enormous data of players, 250 million who play this game in over 200 countries. Thereby the game becomes the most popular sport in the world.
International Federation of association football FIFA governs this game internationally organizing World cups for both genders, men in women, every four years since 1930.
The top five European leagues for football are the Premier League (England), La Liga ( Spain) Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A ( Italy) and Ligue 1 (France).
These leagues have the world’s best Soccer players and the total weight cost collectively exceeds €600 million or $ 1.185 billion.
The best current Soccer players in the world in different leagues leading their respective teams in some of the biggest football clubs in the world. Winning numerous awards these players are favorite across the globe.
Few of the biggest names include Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Neymar, Robin van Persie, Gareth Bale, Andres Iniesta, and Lionel Messi.
All-time top 25 scorers
|Argentina Lionel Messi||2004–|
|Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo||2009–2018|
|Spain Telmo Zarra||1940–1955|
|Mexico Hugo Sánchez||1981–1994|
|Argentina Alfredo Di Stéfano||1953–1966|
|Spain César Rodríguez||1939–1955|
|Spain Edmundo Suárez||1939–1950|
|Spain David Villa||2003–2014|
|Spain Juan Arza||1943–1959|
|Spain Guillermo Gorostiza||1929–1945|
|Cameroon Samuel Eto’o||1998–2008|
|France Karim Benzema||2009–|
|Spain Luis Aragonés||1960–1974|
|Spain Aritz Aduriz||2002–|
|Hungary Ferenc Puskás||1958–1966|
|Spain Julio Salinas||1982–2000|
|Spain Adrián Escudero||1945–1958|
|Spain Daniel Ruiz||1974–1986|
|Spain Raúl Tamudo||1997–2013|
|Uruguay Luis Suárez||2014–|
|Spain Silvestre Igoa||1941–1956|
Best Player of the Year Award
2011 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
2012 – Colombia Radamel Falcao
2013 – France Franck Ribéry
2014 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
2015 – Argentina Lionel Messi
2016 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
2017 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
2018 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
2019 – Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
List of the best player of all time has been given below:-
Lionel Andrés “Leo” Messi Cuccittini, an Argentine professional footballer, plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. As a forward, he serves the Argentina team as captain. By the age of 21, Messi was honored received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. In the year 2009, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. In 2010, he won the FIFA Ballon d’Or. And in 2011 and 2012, he won the 2010–11 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. He became Barcelona’s all-time top scorer in all official club competitions.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is also known as Cristiano Ronaldo He is a Portuguese professional footballer playing for Spanish club Real Madrid C.F. and the Portugal national team. Playing as a forward he serves Portugal, the team as captain. Ronaldo at 22 had received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. In 2008, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. In 2013 and 2014.he won FIFA Ballon d’Or He also won the 2013–14 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. In January 2014, Ronaldo, 28, scored his 400th senior career goal for club and country.
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, Neymar or Neymar Jr. is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and is the captain of the Brazil national team. He plays as a forward or winger. He won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award at the age of 19. In 2012 he won this award again. In 2011, he received nominations for the FIFA Ballon d’Or and the FIFA Puskás Award for Goal of the Year, which he won. He is better known for his acceleration, propulsion skills, finishing and skill with each foot.
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh football player who is a winger for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He started his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back. He is known as a free-kick specialist. Gareth Bale moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee. In 2011 and 2013 he was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year and was named in the UEFA Team of the Year.
Paul Labile Pogba is a French skilled participant taking part in for Italian club Juventus in Serie A. He is a central midfielder, great at playing both in attack and defense. He received the Golden Boy award for 2013. He captained France to victory at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup and took home the award for the Best Player for his performances during the tournament. After the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he was awarded the Best Young Player Award for his performances. At UEFA Euro 2016 on home soil, he finished as a runner-up. He also won the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Eden Michael Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer playing currently for Chelsea and Belgium national team. Eden Hazard primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and a winger. He is known for his creativity, speed, and technical ability. He has also been described as “a superb passer” being compared to FIFA Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He is regarded to be one of the best players in the world.
Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer playing striker for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Swedish national team as a captain. He started his career at Malmö FF in the late 1990s before being signed by Ajax. In 2006, he signed with rivals Internazionale, where he won individual awards such as the Italian Oscar del Calcio and the Swedish Guldbollen. In the year 2007 and 2009, he was named in the UEFA Team of the Year.
Arjen Robben is a Dutch skilled athlete taking part in for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Netherlands national team. He has appeared at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships, and 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. As a forward, he plays as a left or right-sided winger. He is known for his dribbling skills, speed, crossing ability and his accurate left foot long-range shots from the right-wing. In 2003-4, he signed for PSV to become the Netherlands’ Young Player of the Year and won an Eredivisie title.
Antoine Griezmann is a French footballer playing for Spanish club Atlético Madrid usually as a forward. He began his career at Real Sociedad. He has been a French youth international, having represented his country at under-19, under-20, and under-21 level. In 2010, he was in the team winning the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship on home soil. He made his debut for the senior national team in 2014 and played at that year’s World Cup.
He is a German professional footballer playing for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the German national team. He plays as a central midfielder, but sometimes he is a defensive midfielder or deep-lying playmaker. He is known for his vision, creativity, passing, and set-piece ability. He is considered one of the best midfielders in the world. He has been voted into the FIFPro World XI and UEFA Team of the Year in 2016 and 2017. He has won championships including five FIFA Club World Cup titles.
Spanish La Liga Top Scorers
|Karim Benzema||Real Madrid|
|Mikel Oyarzabal||Real Sociedad|
|Willian José||Real Sociedad|
|Karl Toko Ekambi||Villarreal|
|Loren Moron||Real Betis|
|Álvaro Morata||Atlético Madrid|
|Iago Aspas||Celta Vigo|
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