This article includes a French, an Argentinian, a Uruguayan, a Swedish and a Portuguese, these players are currently the top players in the world right now. Three of them are Ballon d’Or nominated while other two are in sensational form this season.
These rankings are based on their performance, number of goals not on number of competitions playing currently.
5. Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
Ballon d’Or bronze player is on number five. The French man has scored 14 goals in 27 games in all competitions this season for Bayern Munich. Last year’s treble winning winger is close once again to another Bundesliga title as they are 23 points above the second place club Dortmund.
4. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
His injury might be the reason for this fourth place. He missed many games this season due to his injuries, he suffered three injuries this term and the last one he suffered was against Real Betis in November which sidelined him for almost two months. The four times Ballon d’Or winner has scored 31 in 33 appearances for Barcelona this season in all competitions. Recently he scored a hatrick in a 7-0 win against Osasuna in La Liga.
3. Luis Suarez (Liverpool)
Premier League top scorer has shown everyone that he deserved to be compared to the rest of the players in this list though he is the only player who is not playing Champions League but apart from that his record is exceptional in every field, shots, goals, assists. He has netted 25 goals is 24 games in Premier League this season.
Recently Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney said “Suarez, for me, is up there with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the best players in the world.”
2. Zlatan Ibrahimović (PSG)
40 goals in 40 appearances just make him exceptional. The 32-year-old Sweden international failed to qualify for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil but still his contribution to Paris Saints Germain has made him one of the best striker currently present.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo, a player who deserved this spot without a doubt, his contribution to Madrid and Portugal this season is exceptional. Due to Ronaldo’s hard work and passion, Portugal will be playing the World Cup in the summer. Ronaldo has scored 41 goals in 37 matches for Madrid this season.
The Ballon d’Or winner is the top scorer in La Liga with 25 goals.
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