Top Ten Best Football Players of The World
Following are top ten best football players of the world:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo: On the top of the list we have the star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. His complete name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal and he is the captain of the national team of Portugal also. Cristiano Ronaldo also plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid, he left his previous club Manchester United in the year 2009 and for this transformation he got £80 million (€94 million/$131.6 million) which made him the most expensive footballer in the history. He is the highest paid footballer in the world with a annual income of €21 million from his club.
2. Lionel Messi: On the second position we have Lionel Messi. The complete name of this footballer is Lionel Andrés Messi. Lionel Messi was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina in the year 1987 and plays for the national team of the Argentina as their captain. Messi also plays for the Spanish club Barcelona and won many crucial championships for their team and received many awards. Messi is the only footballer in the history to hit 4 hat-tricks in the history of the competition. Messi is the only player to score 5 goals in a championship match. Messi has scored in 21 consecutive matches in La Liga games.
3. Franck Ribery: In the list of the most famous footballers, we have Franck Ribery on the third spot. The real name of Franck Ribery is Franck Henry Pierre Ribéry. He was born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France in the year 1983. Franck plays for the national team of France and also for the German club Bayern Munich. Ribery is a livewire on the field and is famous for his speed, tricky game and the control over the ball. After Zinedine Zidane, Ribery is the most famous French player. In his career he received many awards and won many championships for his team. Franck Ribery joins the Bayern Munich club in 2007 with a record fee of €25 million.
4. Radamel Falcao: Radamel Falcao is on the fourth position. His real name is Radamel Falcao García Zárate. Falcao was born is Santa Marta, Colombia in the year 1986 and represents the Colombian national team. He is the main striker for his team, along with the national team Falcao is also associated with the AS Monaco club in the French League. Falcao is also famous as the “deadliest” striker in the football world. Falcao broke the record of the great footballer Jürgen Klinsmann’s by hitting 17 goals in a single match of the annual club European competition UEFA Champions League.
5. Andres Iniesta: The fifth spot is held by the Spanish footballer Andres Iniesta. His full name is Andrés Iniesta Luján. Iniesta was born in 1984 in Fuentealbilla, Spain and represents the national tea of Spain. Iniesta is also playing with the Spanish club Barcelona since 2009, during his presence his club has achieved six titles in one season. He is one of the best footballers in the world, with his superb game he played Under-16, Under-19 and Under-21 levels for the Spain and then he made his international debut in the year 2006 for the national team of Spain. Iniesta has received many international awards for his team and also declared as man of the match in many crucial matches.
6. Zlatan Ibrahimvoic: On the sixth position we have the star player Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ibrahimovic was born in Malmo, Sweden in the year 1981. Ibrahimovic plays for the national team of Sweden as their captain. Ibrahimovic also plays for the Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain as a striker. With his amazing game and style of playing, he is considered as one of the best player of the generation. He got very famous when he made a goal against the England with his bicycle kick and also won the award for the 2013 FIFA Puskás Goal of the Year. Ibrahimovic signed a three years contract with the Paris Saint-German in the year 2012.
7. Philipp Lahm: Philipp Lahm is on the seventh spot with the amazing game style he has. Lahm was born in Munich, West Germany in the year 1983 and plays for the national team of Germany. He is also playing for the Bayern Munich club and he is the captain of his club and the national team of Germany also. Lahm is very famous for his attacking game, he tackles with his opponents very cleanly and his speed is astonishing. Lahm has won the Bundesliga youth title twice because of his marvelous game. Lahm has won many awards in his career and helped in winning many championships for his team.
8. Gareth Bale: The eighth spot is hold by the Gareth Bale. His full name is Gareth Frank Bale, he was born in Cardiff, Wales in the year 1989. Bale plays for the national team of Wales since 2006 and he is also playing for the Spanish club Real Madrid. Bale is famous for his free kick and is called as a free kick specialist, Bale had been moved from the Tottenham Hotspur in 2007 in a total fee of about £7 million. Bale has won many awards like Young Player of the Year, Footballer of the year and Player of the Year. On 1st September, 2013 Bale has been transferred to the Spanish club Real Madrid and the amount in which he has shifted his team has not been disclosed publically.
9. Robin Van Persie: On the ninth position we have Robin Van Persie. Van Persie was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands in the year 1983. Van Persie plays for the national team of Netherlands and he is also a part of the Spanish club Manchester United. Van Persie joined the club Arsenal in the year 2004 and after one year he joined the Manchester United because of some differences with the manager of Arsenal. He is the main striker for his team and a very aggressive player who has won so many awards and championships.
10. Thiago Silva: On the last position in our list we have the star footballer Thiago Silva. His full name is Thiago Emiliano da Silva. He was born in Rio de janeiro, Brazil in the year 1984. He plays for the national team of Brazil and also for the Paris Saint-Germain club, he is the captain for both the teams. Silva is very famous for his attacking game, his main strength is his speed and capability of handling the ball. When he was a youngster, he gets his training from Fluminense. His playing position in the team is centre back.