World Cup FIFA Top 10 Ranking Players

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The World Cup is one of the biggest and most exciting sporting events in the world. Every four years, football fans around the globe come together to watch the best players in the world compete for the coveted trophy. This year’s tournament is no exception, with some of the best players in the world taking part. Here are ten of the best players of World Cup FIFA:

1. Luka Modric

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Croatian midfielder and captain, Luka Modric is currently the best player in the world, according to the FIFA top 10 ranking players. He has had an amazing season with Real Madrid and helped lead his country to the World Cup final.

2. Lionel Messi

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi leaving FC Barcelona, the only club he's ever  known

The Argentinian striker is one of the all-time greatest players in history. He has won numerous awards and trophies, including five Ballon d’Ors. This year, he led his country to the World Cup final, scoring four goals along the way.

3. Neymar Jr.

The Brazilian superstar is one of the most exciting players in the world. He joined Paris Saint-Germain on a $260 million transfer fee. Neymar had an excellent World Cup, scoring three goals during the tournament.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese striker is one of the most decorated players in history. He has won five Ballon d’Ors, four Champions League titles, and 16 trophies with his club. This year, he scored four goals at the World Cup to help lead Portugal to the final match.

5. Eden Hazard

The Belgian attacking midfielder was named into Chelsea’s starting team this season after spending last season on loan with his former club Lille. He has been Chelsea’s best player this year along with Jorginho and Pedro Rodríguez.

6. Kevin de Bruyne

Belgian midfielder and playmaker, Kevin de Bruyne is one of the best midfielders in the world. He had an excellent season with Manchester City, winning the Premier League and EFL Cup last year. His team has dominated this Premier League campaign with no signs of slowing down. De Bryune was also awarded PFA Player of the Year for his role at the club and country level.

7. Mohamed Salah

Egyptian striker and winger, Mohamed Salah has been in a sensational form for Liverpool scoring 43 goals and providing 15 assists in 51 games across all competitions this season before injuring his shoulder against Real Madrid in UCL final after taking a heavy fall on his shoulder. He started his professional career with Arab Contractors in the Egyptian Premier League in 2010.

8. Raphael Varane

French defender, Raphael Varane currently plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team. He began his career at Lens and signed for Madrid in 2011 for €10 million. Varane has won the Champions League three times, La Liga twice, FIFA Club World Cup twice, and Ligue 1 once.

9. Harry Kane

Harry Edward Kane is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the England national team. He made his senior debut for England in March 2015 and has since scored over 20 goals in 37 appearances. In February 2018, he earned the Premier League Player of the Month and February 2018 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year awards.

10. Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappé Lottin is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and captains the France national team. He made his senior debut for the club in December 2015 aged 17, becoming PSG’s youngest-ever first-team player to play with Thiago Silva and making one appearance in the process – scoring his first goal later that month against Troyes. He played over 40 times for PSG, scoring 15 goals and providing 10 assists before joining AS Monaco on loan (with an option to purchase) at the start of the 2017–18 season. In January 2018, he was named by The Guardian as one of the ten most promising young players in Europe.


So, there you have it – the top ten players to watch in the World Cup this year. Whether your favorite player is on this list or not, be sure to tune in and catch all the action!

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