Best Players

Top 50 Best Performing Football Players in the World

This is FC's list of the Top 50 Best Players in the world at the moment according to our algorithm. We update this list every Monday. If you want more information on how our algorithm is calculated, please click here.

Rank   Team Nationality Position Age Form
  • 1
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    Lionel Messi image description Barcelona ARG F (RC) 33
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    2
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    Robert Lewandowski image description Bayern POL S (C) 31
    99
    3
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    Josip Iličić image description Atalanta SVN F, AM (C) 32
    99
    4
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    Kylian Mbappé image description PSG FRA F (CL) 21
    99
    5
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    Neymar Jr. image description PSG BRA AM (LC) 28
    99
    6
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    Cristiano Ronaldo image description Juventus PRT F (CL) 35
    98
    7
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    Thiago Alcântara image description Bayern ESP DM, M (C) 29
    97
    8
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    Jadon Sancho image description Dortmund GBR AM (RL) 20
    97
    9
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    Kai Havertz image description Leverkusen DEU AM (CR) 21
    97
    10
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    Alisson image description Liverpool BRA GK 27
    96
    11
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    Virgil van Dijk image description Liverpool NLD D (C) 28
    96
    12
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    Harry Maguire image description Man Utd GBR D (C) 28
    96
    13
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    Serge Gnabry image description Bayern DEU AM (RL) 24
    95
    14
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    Thomas Müller image description Bayern DEU AM (CR) 30
    95
    15
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    Mohamed Salah image description Liverpool EGY W (R) 28
    95
    16
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    Harry Kane image description Tottenham GBR S (C) 26
    93
    17
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    Joe Gomez image description Liverpool GBR D (CR) 23
    93
    18
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    Kevin De Bruyne image description Man City BEL M, AM (C) 29
    93
    19
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    Trent Alexander-Arnold image description Liverpool GBR D (R) 21
    93
    20
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    Ricardo Pereira image description Leicester City PRT D (R) 26
    93
    21
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    Thibaut Courtois image description Real Madrid BEL GK 28
    92
    22
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    Joshua Kimmich image description Bayern DEU DM (C), D (R) 25
    92
    23
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    Sergio Ramos image description Real Madrid ESP D (C) 34
    92
    24
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    Alphonso Davies image description Bayern CAN D, M (L) 19
    92
    25
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    Toni Kroos image description Real Madrid DEU M, AM (C) 30
    92
    26
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    Gabriel Jesus image description Man City BRA S (C), AM (R) 23
    92
    27
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    Sergio Busquets image description Barcelona ESP M, DM (C) 31
    92
    28
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 28
    92
    29
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    Duván Zapata image description Atalanta COL S (C) 29
    92
    30
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    Gerard Pique image description Barcelona ESP D (C) 33
    91
    31
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    David Alaba image description Bayern AUT D (CL) 28
    91
    32
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    Jérôme Boateng image description Bayern DEU D (C) 31
    91
    33
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    Sadio Mané image description Liverpool SEN W, AM (L) 28
    91
    34
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    Eden Hazard image description Real Madrid BEL F (LC) 29
    91
    35
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    Luis Suárez image description Barcelona URY S (C) 33
    91
    36
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    Santi Cazorla image description Villarreal ESP M, AM (C) 35
    91
    37
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    Erling Haaland image description Dortmund NOR S (C) 19
    91
    38
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    Paulo Dybala image description Juventus ARG S, AM (C) 26
    91
    39
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    Riyad Mahrez image description Man City DZA W, AM (R) 29
    90
    40
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    Jordan Henderson image description Liverpool GBR M (C) 30
    90
    41
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    Rodri image description Man City ESP M, DM (C) 24
    90
    42
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    Artem Dzyuba image description Zenit RUS ST (C) 31
    90
    43
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    Son Heungmin image description Tottenham KOR AM (L), S (C) 27
    90
    44
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    João Cancelo image description Man City PRT D (R) 26
    90
    45
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    Clément Lenglet image description Barcelona FRA D (C) 25
    89
    46
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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    89
    47
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    Bruno Fernandes image description Man Utd PRT AM, M (C) 25
    89
    48
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    Mats Hummels image description Dortmund DEU D (C) 31
    89
    49
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    Dayot Upamecano image description RB Leipzig FRA D (CL) 21
    89
    50
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    Cesar Azpilicueta image description Chelsea ESP D (RL) 30
    89

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