Soccer is one of the most famous sports of our times. Besides just being the most famous one, it is also a highly paid sport. Soccer players are often known for their witty style, humongous fan following and along with that comes their great fame. Soccer has seen some of the World’s most talented players, who made a mark in their career. However, we have to give it up for the top 5 soccer players of our times. Their contribution to the game has been massive and is greatly appreciable.
Soccer players don’t just have a unique style but have a charisma that intrigues many people to imitate them. They all have their own distinct persona that they showcase on field and “off-field”! Let’s look at who are the top 5 “Greatest Soccer Players’ of our times:
- Lionel Messi [Barcelona, Argentina]
Lionel Messi, plays for his country – Argentina and also plays as the forward for the Spanish club FC Barcelona. He has had tremendous success throughout his career and keeps going strong. He will always remain a treat to watch. No one has done it as well as him. Messi is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d’Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes.
- Paul Pogba [Juventus, France]
Pogba is a professional French player who plays for other teams that include Juventus, and Manchester United. Although very young, Pogba has shown great talent throughout his term in soccer. His exceptional skills got him to be named the “best all-around mid-fielder”. Filled with rage to win, he also portrays some Zidane-styled moves and instinct on the ball. Well, expect the guy to only get better and better with time.
- Cristiano Ronaldo [Real Madrid, Portugal]
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional player who also plays for the Spanish club Real Madrid. He is also the forward and serves as a captain for the National football team of Portugal. Often being called “best football player in the world”, he has indeed being declared the “Best Portuguese Player” by the Portuguese Football Federation. Cristiano always has something to offer for his fans when he sets his foot on the field!
- Luis Suarez [Barcelona, Uruguay]
Suarez is a Uruguayan professional player who also plays as the striker for the Spanish club Barcelona. Also known to be one of the most highly paid football players, his skills and tactics to play the game with such grace is definitely a winner quality! No matter how much one tries to deny the fact, he is indeed one of the best players of our times.
- Neymar [Barcelona, Brazil]
Neymar is a Brazilian professional football player who plays as the forward for the Spanish club, Barcelona. He’s the third man among the unbeatable trio of the Barcelona squad. Neymar is explosive, and technically God-gifted! He plays with such ease and smoothness it’s almost mind-boggling! Still at a very tender age, he has a lot of room to grow and contribute much more to the History of Football.
Well, there you have it, five of the most talented football players in the history of football. They don’t just woo people with their amazing tricks but their charming persona and interaction with fans is an added bonus! Nothing ever stops them from showcasing their best self while on field, we obviously have a lot to learn from that. Be it injuries or personal matters, while on ground all that matters is victory and nothing more!