Best Soccer Players of the 21st Century


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21Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos da Silva Rocha, more commonly known simply as Roberto Carlos, is a Brazilian retired footballer.

A good passer. Defender and overlaps better than anyone. He is also the best set peace taker

He is the physicist of football. The Carlos Law of Motion.


a midfielder that scores like a striker.. what more do you want?

He broke so many records already! One being Chelsea all time topscorer being a midfielder!

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23Oliver Kahn

What a keeper how can people forget him best keeper ever by far better then casillas, dida, cech anyone else

Best keeper of the 21st century period

When he goalkeeping he was the wall of bronze for Germany and bayren Munich

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24Didier DrogbaDidier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Canadian Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact.

Strongest forward in the world, and quality finisher. - 15barneyboy15

He should take iniesta's position

Drogba Legend, I think he is better than Thiery Henry, most underrated player because he is African.

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25Arjen RobbenArjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Netherlands national team.
26NeymarNeymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team as a forward or winger, and is also the captain of the national team.V1 Comment
27Michael OwenV1 Comment
28Fabio Cannavaro
29Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko is a Ukrainian retired footballer who played for Dynamo Kyiv, Milan, Chelsea, as well as the Ukrainian national team as a striker.

Favourite player of 99-06 with Milan

Sheva in Milan at 1999 - 2005 years is the best.

30Mesut Özil

Best best best player, I like and love him, he is the most genous person and great command on football, he is not selfish of scoring the goals, he is the best player in German

I love Mesut Ozil beecause he is Muslim. He should be in number 1. He is the best player ever.


Spanish international football, all time leader in goals for Real Madrid in La Liga and in Champions League.

32Ryan GiggsRyan Joseph Giggs is a Welsh football coach and former player who is currently the assistant manager at Manchester United and co-owner of Salford City.
33Franck RiberyFranck Henry Pierre Ribéry is a French professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
34Manuel NeuerManuel Peter Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team.V1 Comment
35Justin Barteky

Justin Barteky was scouted by Pele and was offered a contract to Manchester United but he turned it down since he wanted an education first. AT the age of 20 he broke his ankle while playing soccer. He is supposed to play for Manchester United in 2009. - KaKa

37Samuel Eto

Brilliant, yet another underrated player, just cause he is an African.

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38Nicklas BendtnerV3 Comments
39Mohamed Aboutrika

The best African player. A player who has many good abilities and qualities.

40Carlos TevezV1 Comment
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