Best Football (Soccer) Players of 2015


The Top Ten

1 Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

Messi is truly great. He not only scores but gives assists also suddenly out of nowhere. One second there is no chance of goal and within a flash he finds spaces for the goal.

He is the best player of all time, he is a great scorer. He can make skills that no other soccer can do... HE IS really THE BEST IN THE WORLD!... HE ROCKS!

Is true, Christiano R. is a complete player but there are many complete players, however Messi is gifted and gifted only appear once in a generation.

No one can beat him

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2 Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, GOIH is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

Pace, dribbling, goal scoring abilities, headers, jumping, assists, free kick expert, penalty expert, body, physical, strong etc... all you could ask for in a striker/winger. Messi has been in la liga pretty much his whole life and Cristiano hasn't. Ronaldo has accomplished a lot of thing during that short period of time he's been at Real Madrid. As of Messi, it has taken him forever.

Hello, Cristiano Ronaldo is the number one player, why do you think that they did a test on him to see why he is so amazing, but they didn't do one on Messi or any other soccer player, obviously Ronaldo is the best player.

Ronaldo is way way way way way way way way way better than Messi FIFA people was stupid or 4 year best to Messi dum dum dum

C ronaldo is much better than messi

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3 Neymar Neymar Neymar 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. more.

Neymar is only 23 but still holds a strong position in Brazil as captain which is incredible he is also one of the top five top scorers of Brazil imagine all the goals he is going to make in the future with his countries shirt in the World Cup he has lead Brazil high until his injury against Colombia which was the end for Brazil as they lost the World Cup against Germany 7-1 he has been essential to Brazil and Barcelona with the trio of Leo Messi and Luis Suarez the three of them have been unstoppable now Neymar is the top scorer for la liga he has amazing skills dribbling good for penalties free kicks and has a good chance of scoring in a recent game Barca against Rayo with Messi out of the field for knee injury Neymar has to be the man that represents Barca which in this case he did what he had to do and more he scored 4 goals 2 penalty and 2 amazing goals sealing his first hat trick for the season and a goal from asistant Luis Suarez which Neymar returned the favor leading ...more

He is the best player because he has got pace, skills and very good ball control

Amazing best player ever and my favorite player I hope I could meet him

He is the best football player I've ever seen and I think he will be winning the ballon d'or this year and hope u get your self to the best football player

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4 Luis Suarez Luis Suarez Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team as a striker.

Should be number 3.

What makes him different from all other players in the list is that he is a leader player, always playing for team and not selfish.

He is so cool that he always puts balls in the net and he is the best striker in the world and deserves that

Currently top scorer and best player in the world.

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5 Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer who plays for an English club Manchester United and the Sweden national team for which he is captain.

Ahh. Definitely expected him in the top 5. He may not be fast, but he's all about POWER. He's like the LeBron of soccer, no one can really stop his shooting abilities. Much respect for Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, and Neymar as they hit the top 5 as well.

Excellent player. Helped PSG complete first ever Domestic French Treble..

He is the best. He is the god. HE IS ZLATAN

Should be # 3 in my opinion.

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6 Arjen Robben Arjen Robben Arjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Netherlands national team.

He is very fast skillful and has great finishing should be in top five for me he has the potential of being a great soccer player, and he is

So good and one of the best at moves in my opinion. He does great moves and deserves to be one of the best in 2015

He is an amazing player in midfield, striking, winger, he can play in any position! He is always there to create or finish brilliant opportunities! He is one of the reasons that Bayern is the best in the world (other is Neuer)

He is the fastest between Messi and Ronaldo

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7 Gareth Bale Gareth Bale Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.

Neymar Messi and Ronaldo all come from countries where football/soccer is popular while bale came from Wales where everyone only cares about rugby so bale has had to overcome that and train harder than anyone to be one of the worlds best

Gareth Bale is one of the fastest soccer players in the world.

Bale is very very fast and he was the best premier league player when he was a tottenham

Fastest football player in the world

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8 Eden Hazard Eden Hazard Eden Michael Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Belgium national team.

He will be at the top besides he has the talent to dribble in tight space and open space how amazing

Eden Hazard is a creative player on is own, and presently he is inform now

He is the best player because he has the best dribbling skills and can dribble pass any defender, also he has won player of the year award 2015

Come on... Like no. 8. seriously... This guy deserves to be in the top 5 way ahead of suarez

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9 Manuel Neuer Manuel Neuer Manuel Peter Neuer is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team.

Manuel is completely out of this world. Every time I play with Bayern Munich on my FIFA 16, The apposition doesn't score mare than one goal. He is a champ!

Very quick into action and follows the game to make his great saves. Amazing goalie

Probably my 2nd favorite keeper and is really hard to score against, even the best of players find it hard to score a goal against him.

Best golkeeper

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10 Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski Robert Lewandowski is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for German club Bayern Munich, and captains the Poland national team.

This fantastic player should be a lot higher than this

A good striker and can put away any opportunity. In my opinion he should be a lot higher than this

The best in the world

Buzz of. He is better than neymar

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The Contenders

11 Kaka Kaka Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, commonly known as Kaká or Ricardo Kaká, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Orlando City SC in Major League Soccer and the Brazil national team.

Should not even be in the top 150! He is too old to be a good footballer.

Should be like at 33 position bro

Kaka don't play

He is fuccing rubbish

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12 James Rodriguez

He deserves to be the best player of the year.

A player who is injured but when he plays he is on fire

Amazing Colombian youngster and had a fantastic season scoring some of the prettiest goals. Has really high potential. Deserves to be higher.

Rodriguez ought to be way higher!

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13 Angel Di Maria Angel Di Maria

I miss him at Manchester United and wish he could show off his true potential but he is an absolute beast at PSG

THAT GUY IS A GAME MAKER... I think he is the best midfielder so far

Amazing MAN UNITED player good assistant he should be best

Faadu player

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14 Robin van Persie Robin van Persie Dutch footballer from Rotterdam born on August 6 1983. Currently plays for the Turkish club Fenerbahçe S.K and The Netherlands national football team as the number 11. Robin Van Persie is known for playing for Arsenal and Manchester United, though his most notable goal was his header against Spain more.

He is dead now

The dutchman

He is correct


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15 Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.

Rooney is not really good now. Neither is Man UTD

He fits on Manchester United it's my favourite player

He is the best the rules the world of soccer

Best player ever!

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16 Thomas Müller

Extremely unpredictable get a tactical genius. Fantastic player, one of the best

Best player after Messi Ronaldo suarez neymar

He is a truly unique and special player.
He's got great skill and plays a great part of his team

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17 Radamel Falcao

Falcao doesn't deserve to be in the top 100 in my opinion this year. And he's 20th. No offense guys but Falcao has barely got any goals, has shown a lack of pace and has wasted Manchester United so much money for 6 months! I like him a lot, and I know he's been remarkable in previous years, but I have to say this. Sorry guys!

Falcao is very skilful and is a good striker but is no were near the sort of pace as Bale, Walcott or Sanchez

How did he get here

He's on there twice

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18 Diego Costa Diego Costa Diego da Silva Costa, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Chelsea and the Spain national team.

Get him down to the bottom of the list!

Costa has the skills to pay the bills

He is good but angry like suarez

You have anger issues

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19 Andres Iniesta Andres Iniesta Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.

What! 68.! Can any of the first 67 players do what Iniesta does with the ball? He is the most skillful player of football history. He is a genius!

Iniesta, should be in top 5 in world oh mi god

Should be in top 5

Should be top 15-10

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20 Toni Kroos Toni Kroos Toni Kroos is a German professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and the German national team.


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21 Gianluigi Buffon Gianluigi Buffon Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon is an Italian professional goalkeeper who plays for and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team.

2014 is Neuer and Courtois's year, but 2015 is Buffon and ter Stegen's year.

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22 Sergio Agüero Sergio Agüero Sergio Leonel "Kun" Agüero is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team.

Should be in the top 5 absolutely unbelievable where he is placed. Is this based on skills or politics!

"He is better than zlatan ibrahimovic because he is young and can grow a lot

Best premiere league player ever

Because he is the striker
of man city

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23 Steven Gerrard Steven Gerrard Steven George Gerrard is an English professional footballer who plays for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy.

What is Gerrard, the legend, doing here? He is supposed to be at 15

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24 Antoine Griezmann Antoine Griezmann

Best French player and 3 best player in La Liga

On the rise. French has a bunch of young stars.

He is so useful he got goals on Barcelona realmadrid bayern Germany Ireland Chelsea and more

25 Philipp Lahm

Is not a good footballer

26 Cesc Fabregas

He is better than Falco so he should not be in 21

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27 Alvaro Morata Alvaro Morata

Thanks Juventus bought him or he will keep wasting his talent at Real Madrid

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28 Mesut Özil Mesut Özil

The kindest player to the ball. I would like to see him playing for the same team with Andres Iniesta. They are more than footballers, actually artists. Football is nice to watch thanks to such players.

What? He's at 105? He is potentially the best player in the premier league and is the player that has kept Arsenal going strong

Greatest playmaker of all time and top 10 in the world. This list is stupid.

A joy to watch.

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29 Christian Benteke
30 Thibaut Courtois Thibaut Courtois Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team as a goalkeeper. V 2 Comments
31 Alex Morgan Alex Morgan Alexandra Patricia "Alex" Morgan is an American soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA Women's World Cup champion.

She is like the best women's soccer player ever

What is a girl doing on this list

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32 Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Ter Stegen is good but Neuer is terrible - Spino

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33 Zdravko Kuzmanovic

He nowhere near top30

Should be about 70 on the list


34 Alexis Sanchez Alexis Sanchez Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez, known as Alexis Sánchez or simply Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for English club Manchester United and the Chilean national team.

Alexis Sanchez should be 4th best soccer player he has good dribbling skills he is a fast runner has always had one of the best kicks and goals and and knows how to control the ball really good I always thought he would of been in the top 4 in the world because he is so amazing works hard in his games. Who ever made him 44th in the world is wrong and he should be 4th no matter what.

Sanchez has outstanding talent and his season for Arsenal was simply phenomenal! He has electric pace great dribbles crazy skills and a deadly pass he should be 9nth in my opinion.

Other than Messi and Ronaldo, Sanchez is the best in the world and in the premier league, He should be in top 10. Really underrated player.

the best

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35 Harry Kane Harry Kane Harry Edward Kane is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team.

A true prodigy. A lot can be expected from him in the future. England is in good hand with the likes of kane and sterling

He is a natural finisher he maybe a little low in the charts now but later he will be like neymar or gareth bale

Honestly. Who can say with a straight face that Rafael Falcao has had a better 2015 than Harry Kane

Watch out a hurricane is coming

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36 Marco Reus Marco Reus Marco Reus is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder, winger or striker for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team.

One of the best midfielders in the world, injuries can't stop this man.

He is a very good at passing the ball and really good at skills

Amazing midfielder and skills

Skillful epic player setup beast

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37 Vincent Kompany

If there was a top ten list about the best footballers that can head the ball the best he would be number 1 on it

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38 Theo Walcott Theo Walcott Theo James Walcott is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team.

He's one of the best players

His speed is to much

39 Sadio Mane

I can't believe I had to add him.He scored the fastest hatrick in the premier league.

Incredible n fantastic shoots,he deserve to be one of the best we r having right now.

40 Jonathan Walters

Top player the Sunderland player will throw Messi and Ronaldo out of rank 1

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41 Loic Remy

Does not deserve this spot

42 Adnan Januzaj

His name is Adnan he comes from Belgium he scores hat tricks for fun januzaj januzaj januzaj

If this player was given a chance he would be a complete player

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43 Henrikh Mkhitaryan

He is smart and very energetic player

I think he is the one of the best players of season 2015-2016

HE is the best player in the world

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44 Abby Wambach

Why put her on the


45 Romelu Lukaku Romelu Lukaku Romelu Menama Lukaku is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Everton and the Belgium national team.

He doesn't play well but he has potential. He will one day have his day in the sun.

46 Jan Oblak Jan Oblak Jan Oblak is a Slovenian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Slovenia national team as a goalkeeper.
47 Diafra Sakho

He is a brilliant player for west ham and he scores a lot of headers for me he is the best player for west ham

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48 Steven James "Steve" Sidwell

No player in history has scored 12000 goals. Sidwell however, after that triple hat trick against Real Madrid, is closing in on that title. He has played for colossal clubs like Stoke City. He guided them to victory in the FA Cup, the premier league, the champions league, and of course the capital one cup. So why has he not even been mentioned. Surely his hair alone is worthy of top spot.

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49 Miroslav Klose Miroslav Klose Miroslav Josef Klose is a German professional footballer who last played as a striker for Serie A club Lazio.
50 David Luiz
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