Top 10 Footballers in the World

Football is not a game; its a religion. It is by far the most popular game in the world, and people from all over the world follow the sport with great enthusiasm and passion. In this article, we will have a look at some of the best international stars on the football circuit at present.


  • 1

    Lionel Messi

    The guy is an absolute genius and a magician on the pitch; he plays for Barcelona and Argentina.

    Leo, as he is commonly known, is still young and has won a number of titles in his career to go with several personal accolades to his name.

  • 2

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    The superstar won the World Player of the Year during his Manchester United days. Nevertheless, the Portuguese has done even better at Real Madrid and is considered the closest rival to Messi. Many believe that he is even better.

  • 3

    Andres Iniesta

    Iniesta is the most influential player for both club and country (Spain). He rarely fails to shine for Barcelona and Spain and was named the best player of the 2012 European championships.

  • 4

    Robin van Persie

    The Dutch star have been the top scorer in the English Premier League for the last two seasons. This year he won the golden boot helped his new club Manchester United reclaim the league title from defending champions, Manchester City.

  • 5


    The backbone of FC Barcelona, Xavi orchestrates the play in midfield for the Catalans. He is the best player in his position for Spain, and perhaps in the world.

  • 6

    Radamel Falcao

    The Colombian is a very lethal striker and has plenty of goals under his belt to prove it. He is kmown as the king of the Europa League helping Atletico Madrid win the tournament twice.

  • 7

    Franck Ribery

    The French international is presently the best player in the national team. He was instrumental in helping Bayern Munich win the 2013 UEFA Champions League.

  • 8

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    The Paris St. Germain striker is a very acrobatic player and can score wonderful (sometime unbelievable) goals from anywhere. He is the captain of the Swedish national team.

  • 9

    Gareth Bale

    The Wales star won the PFA Players Player of the Year award this years and scored several cracking goals for Tottenham, single handedly keeping their Champions League hopes alive.

  • 10

    Robert Lewandowski

    The Polish forward has been the best striker in Germany for the last few years and this year guided Borussia Dortmund to the Champions League final.

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