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[LIST] 100 Best Footballers in the World Rankings

Zak Ben - Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Guardian has announced the  list of 100 best footballers in the world . And we topbestbox could not help but post the full ranking that sees the opposition 's best football players in the world . A team of 11 international experts has prepared a list of 30 players each ranked in order of preference. The first place of each list took 30 points, second place went up 29 points in 30th place which was awarded 1 point.

The sum of the final grades allowed to draw up the list of the most talented footballers decreeing the strongest player in the world.

There was only one name which belonged to the first position and all 11 members of the committee were in agreement on the final choice: the place of number 1 player in the world it is without a doubt Lionel Messi. 
debate, in reality it is moved to another floor, not so much on "what was the best player of the moment, but on the fact that Messi is probably the best footballer in the world of all time. ( Sid Lowe )

In the list there are four English players: Ashley Cole, Wayne Rooney, Joe Hart and John Terry . Barcelona is the club with the most players on the list ( 12 players ) followed by Real Madrid and Bayern Monaco ( 10 players each ). Chelsea and Manchester City get eight players in the rankings .

The average age of players is 26 years with Stephan El Shaarawy , 20 years old, the youngest in the top 100, while Javier Zanetti is the oldest player, 39 years old.

Below you will find the full list of the 100 best players in the world divided by nationality, role and team membership.

Let's look at the rankings Top best 100 footballers in the world list :

1 Lionel Messi Striker Barcelona Argentina
2 Cristiano Ronaldo Striker Real Madrid Portugal
3 Xavi Midfield player Barcelona Spain
4 Andres Iniesta Midfield player Barcelona Spain
5 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Striker PSG Difensore / midfielder
6 Radamel Falcao Striker Atletico Madrid Colombia
7 Robin van Persie Striker Man Utd Holland
8 Andrea Pirlo Midfield player Juventus Italy
9 Yaya Toure Midfield player Man City Ivory Coast
10 Edinson Cavani Striker Naples Uruguay
11 Sergio Aguero Striker Man City Argentina
12 Iker Casillas Goalkeeper Real Madrid Spain
13 Neymar Striker Santos Brazil
14 Sergio Busquets Defender Barcelona Spain
15 Xabi Alonso Midfield player Real Madrid Spain
16 Thiago Silva Defender PSG Brazil
17 Mesut Ozil Midfield player Real Madrid Germany
18 David Silva Midfielder / Forward Man City Spain
19 Bastian Schweinsteiger Midfield player Bayern Munich Germany
20 Gianluigi Buffon Goalkeeper Juventus Italy
21 Luis Suarez Striker Liverpool Uruguay
22 Sergio Ramos Defender Real Madrid Spain
23 Vincent Kompany Defender Man City Belgium
24 Gerard Pique Defender Barcelona Spain
25 Philipp Lahm Defender Bayern Munich Germany
26 Willian Midfield player Shakhtar Donetsk Brazil
27 Marco Reus Striker Borussia Dortmund Germany
28 Franck Ribery Midfield player Bayern Munich France
29 Manuel Neuer Goalkeeper Bayern Munich Germany
30 Ashley Cole Defender Chelsea England
31 Wayne Rooney Striker Man Utd England
32 Juan Mata Midfield player Chelsea Spain
33 Thomas Muller Striker Bayern Munich Germany
34 Mario Götze Midfield player Borussia Dortmund Germany
35 Karim Benzema Striker Real Madrid France
36 Cesc Fabregas Midfield player Barcelona Spain
37 Oscar Midfield player Chelsea Brazil
38 Fernandinho Midfield player Shakhtar Donetsk Brazil
39 Javier Mascherano Defender Barcelona Argentina
40 Gareth Bale Defender Tottenham Wales
41 Javier Zanetti Defender International Argentina
42 Daniele De Rossi Midfield player Rome Italy
43 Dani Alves Defender Barcelona Brazil
44 Petr Cech Goalkeeper Chelsea Czech Republic
45 Mats Hummels Defender Borussia Dortmund Germany
46 Carles Puyol Defender Barcelona Spain
47 Angel Di Maria Midfield player Real Madrid Argentina
48 Carlos Tevez Striker Man City Argentina
49 Didier Drogba Striker Shanghai Shenhua Ivory Coast
50 Giorgio Chiellini Defender Juventus Italy
51 Marcelo Defender Real Madrid Brazil
52 Stephan El Shaarawy Striker Milan Italy
53 Toni Kroos Midfield player Bayern Munich Germany
54 Samuel Eto?? O Striker Anzhi Makhachkala Cameroon
55 Jordi Alba Defender Barcelona Spain
56 Mario Gomez Striker Bayern Munich Germany
57 Arturo Vidal Midfield player Juventus Chile
58 Eden Hazard Midfield player Chelsea Belgium
59 James Rodriguez Midfield player Port Colombia
60 Marouane Fellaini Midfield player Everton Belgium
61 Ramires Midfield player Chelsea Brazil
62 David Villa Striker Barcelona Spain
63 Klaas Jan Huntelaar Striker Schalke Holland
64 Nemanja Vidic Defender Man Utd Serbia
65 Joe Hart Goalkeeper Man City England
66 Arjen Robben Midfielder / Forward Bayern Munich Holland
67 Mario Balotelli Striker Man City Italy
68 Mathieu Valbuena Midfield player Marseilles France
69 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Striker St Etienne Gabon
70 Robert Lewandowski Striker Borussia Dortmund Poland
71 Hernanes Midfield player Lazio Brazil
72 Pedro Striker Barcelona Spain
73 Santi Cazorla Midfield player Arsenal Spain
74 Christian Eriksen Midfield player Ajax Denmark
75 Ezequiel Lavezzi Striker PSG Argentina
76 Joao Moutinho Midfield player Port Portugal
77 Mario Mand??uki? Striker Bayern Munich Croatia
78 Patrice Evra Defender Man Utd France
79 David Luiz Defender Chelsea Brazil
80 Luka Modric Midfield player Real Madrid Croatia
81 Victor Animals Defender Celtic Kenya
82 Mapou Yanga-M'Biwa Defender Montpelier France
83 Hulk Striker Zenit St Petersburg Brazil
84 Darijo Srna Midfield player Shakhtar Donetsk Croatia
85 Emmanuel Mayuka Striker Southampton Zambia
86 John Terry Defender Chelsea England
87 Kwadwo Asamoah Midfield player Juventus Ghana
88 Leonardo Bonucci Defender Juventus Italy
89 Javier Pastore Midfield player PSG Argentina
90 Henrikh Mkhitaryan Midfield player Shakhtar Donetsk Armenia
91 Moussa Dembele Midfield player Tottenham Belgium
92 Hatem Ben Arfa Midfield player Newcastle France
93 Samir Nasri Midfield player Man City France
94 Shinji Kagawa Midfield player Man Utd Japan
95 Wesley Sneijder Midfield player International Holland
96 Pepe Defender Real Madrid Portugal
97 Marek Hamsik Midfield player Naples Slovakia
98 Tell Martinez Defender Bayern Munich Spain
99 Diego Forlan Striker International Uruguay
100 Paulinho Midfield player Corinthians Brazil