Top 10 Best Soccer Players in the World

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United- Forward)

1. All-time top goalscorer in the history of men's professional soccer 2. Broke Josef Bican’s record by netting a hattrick in Manchester United's 3-2 win over Tottenham 3. Has 807 FIFA recognized goals 4. Earned 5 Ballon d’Ors

Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain- Forward)

1. The reigning Ballon d’Or champion has recorded 761 goals in 965 games 2. Argentina’s all-time leading goal scorer won a club-record of 35 trophies with Barca until his 2021 transfer to PSG 3. Secured ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey titles and four UEFA Champions Leagues with Barca. 4. Scored 81 goals for Argentina in 160 international appearances. 5. 7 Ballon d’Or titles.

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich- Striker)

1. The Polish striker has scored over 600 senior career goals for club and country. 2. Bayern’s forward has lifted 9 Bundesliga titles, 6 DFL Super Cup titles, 4 DFB cup titles, 1 UEFA Super Cup title and 1 UCL title. 3. Won the Best FIFA Men's Player Award in 2022 for the second time in a row 4. Broke legendary Gerd Müller's record with 41 Bundesliga goals in a season. 5. Won Striker of the Year award at the 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool- Forward)

1. 186 Premier League appearances with 117 goals and 44 assists. 2. Honoured with the Golden Boot in 2018 and 2019. 3. Fastest to reach 100 goals for Liverpool 4. 46 International goals for Egypt. 5. Won Golden Ball Award for Player of the Tournament when his side won the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup

Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint German- Forward)

1. 190 goals in 281 matches with 6 Champions League goals. 2. Has an average of 0.77 goals/game with PSG. 3. Youngest French player to score at a World Cup and finished as the second-highest goalscorer in the tournament. 4. Named Ligue 1 Player of the Year in 2019 and 2021

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid- Striker)

1. 367 goals from 705 matches played for Real Madrid, Olympique Lyonnais and France. 2. First-ever French player to score 10+ goals in a single Champions League campaign. 3. Boasts 3 La Liga titles, 2 Copas del Rey, and 4 UEFA Champions League titles. 4. Third-highest all-time top goalscorer and all-time top assist provider for Los Blancos. 5. La Liga’s Best Player in 2019-2020.

Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain- Forward)

1. 336 goals in 547 matches. 2. 68 goals in 123 La Liga appearances; 54 goals in 103 Serie A appearances and 63 goals in 86 Ligue 1 appearances. 3. Brazil’s second-highest goalscorer trailing Pele. 4. Led PSG to its first-ever Champions League Final in 2020. 5. Finished in 3rd place for FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015. 6. Scored 71 goals in 117 matches for Brazil

Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund- Striker)

1. Won Golden Boot Award: Scored a record 9 goals in a single match in FIFA U-20 World Cup’19 2. Registered 149 goals in a total of 194 appearances. 3. During the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League season, he became the first youngster to score in five consecutive matches. 4. He won two Austrian Bundesliga titles and one Austrian Cup while at Salzburg.

Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City- Midfielder)

1. 127 goals in a total of 526 appearances. 2. Won three Premier League titles, five League Cups and an FA Cup with Manchester City. 3. He was a member of the Belgian teams who advanced to the quarterfinals of both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 UEFA Euro. 4. Won the UEFA Champions League Midfielder of the Season in 2020 and Manchester City's Player of the Year three times. 5. Played a key role to help Man City become 1st Premier League club to reach 100-points in a single season

Luca Modric (Real Madrid – Midfielder)

1. 4 UEFA Champions League titles, 2 La Liga titles, 1 Copa del Rey and 3 FIFA Club World Cup titles. 2. Best FIFA Men’s Player in 2018 3. Broke the decade long Messi-Ronaldo Ballon d’Or streak by seizing the award in 2018.