Top 5 Soccer Players

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Top 5 Soccer Players in the World


  1. Lionel Messi

Age: 31 years old

Club: FC Barcelona

National Team: Argentina

Lionel Andrés Messi, commonly known as “Messi” worldwide, is known as the best soccer player in the world. He is known for his amazing dribbling where the ball “sticks to his feet”. He has won five ballon d’or’s, which is a very important award given to the best soccer player of that year. The only person to have won as many ballon d’or’s as Messi is Cristiano Ronaldo (see below).  


  1.  Cristiano Ronaldo

Age: 33 Years old

    Club: Juventus FC

    National Team: Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, is known as one of the best soccer players in the world. Many people argue whether he is better than Messi or vice versa, but Messi has a higher rating on FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) than Ronaldo. However, Ronaldo is still an amazing player, with hundreds of goals scored for his clubs and country. He has won five ballon d’or’s and many other FIFA awards.


  1.  Neymar Junior

    Age: 26

    Club: Paris Saint Germain

    National Team: Brazil
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is a stunning player with great stats and great skill. He is known for his showboating on the pitch, where he embarasses his opponents and outskills them. He had transferred from FC Barcelona (where he used to play alongside Messi and Suarez, as the world’s most dangerous trio at that time) to Paris Saint Germain, for a whopping $263 million. He has won many awards for his skill in dribbling and showboating from FIFA, but he has not won a ballon d’or yet.


  1. Luis Suarez

Age: 32

   Club: FC Barcelona

   National Team: Uruguay

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz, is known as the best striker in the world. He has banged in hundreds of goals in his career and is still going, alongside Messi. He has won many golden shoe awards, which are awarded to the best strikers in the world.


  1. Paul Pogba

Age: 25

   Club: Manchester United

   National Team: France

Paul Labile Pogba is a French footballer who plays for Manchester United and national team France. According to FIFA, he is one of the best midfielders in the world, with great offensive and defensive abilities. He has won 14 trophies in his career, some consisting of best player of the year and a 2018 World Cup trophy.