Every football fan has an opinion about the world’s best football players, but few players are just about everyone’s favorite. Most of these beloved players play for elite football teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Manchester United. Some of them are already considered legends – Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the list goes on. Not only do they play well, they also inspire millions of others in different ways. All these legendary players add to the global appeal that football fans call the “beautiful game”.
Below are some of the best football players in the world:
Lionel Messi is considered the best footballer of all time. He had great luck with Argentina after bringing his teams to the final. Messi has developed into a person who is better at every season. He is a multi-year winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award. Messi always fascinates his defenders with a blend of speed and skill that is unmatched. He has great control over the ball, and it looks like the ball is sticking to his feet.
Cristiano Ronaldo is another legend in this beautiful game. He is the only player that football fans can equate to Messi. Ronaldo also has excellent control of the ball, and his skills are brilliant. He was voted FIFA Player of the Year in 2016. Ronaldo and Messi are the only two players to have achieved this honor since 2007. He came to Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009, and Ronaldo was a revelation.
Neymar is probably the purest talented player in the world. The FC Barcelona striker is unsurpassed when it comes to football. He has some brilliant skills and it’s amazing to see him take the ball through the field. Neymar is also one of the best passer in the world. He was transferred to Barcelona in 2013 and scored some 105 goals in a total of 186 appearances. During the 2015 season, he scored 39 goals in 51 appearances. He has brought Barcelona two titles in the Primera División (2015 and 2016), the Champions League crown 2015 and three Copa del Rey trophies (2015, 2016, 2017).
Griezmann is a versatile player and can act as a pure striker, fall back as a brilliant midfielder or even play on the wing. It does not matter what he does or where he is; He will influence the game. He establishes himself as one of the best and best players in the world. Griezmann led the French national team at the European Championship finals in 2016 and won the Golden Boot and was voted player of the tournament.