Best Veterans

Top 50

This is FC's list of the Top 50 Best Veterans 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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    Cristiano Ronaldo image description Juventus PRT F (CL) 34
    98
    2
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    Sergio Ramos image description Real Madrid ESP D (C) 33
    98
    3
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    Kasper Schmeichel image description Leicester City DNK GK 33
    93
    4
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    Thiago Silva image description PSG BRA D (C) 35
    91
    5
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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic image description LA Galaxy SWE S (C) 38
    89
    6
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    David Silva image description Man City ESP M, AM (C) 33
    88
    7
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    Fernandinho image description Man City BRA M, D (C) 34
    87
    8
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    Edin Džeko image description Roma BIH S (C) 33
    87
    9
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    Santi Cazorla image description Villarreal ESP M, DM (C) 35
    86
    10
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 34
    86
    11
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    Diego Godín image description Inter URY D (C) 33
    86
    12
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    Łukasz Fabiański image description West Ham POL GK 34
    86
    13
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    Łukasz Piszczek image description Dortmund POL D (R) 34
    85
    14
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    Vincent Kompany image description Anderlecht BEL D (C) 33
    85
    15
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    Giorgio Chiellini image description Juventus ITA D (C) 35
    85
    16
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    Jesús Navas image description Sevilla FC ESP D, M (R) 34
    84
    17
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    Manuel Neuer image description Bayern DEU GK 33
    84
    18
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    Domenico Criscito image description Genoa ITA D (LR) 33
    84
    19
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    Olivier Giroud image description Chelsea FRA ST (C) 33
    83
    20
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    Dani Alves image description São Paulo BRA D (R), AM (C) 36
    83
    21
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    James Milner image description Liverpool GBR M (C), D (R) 33
    82
    22
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    Ragnar Sigurðsson image description Rostov ISL D (CL) 33
    82
    23
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    Pepe image description Porto PRT D (C) 36
    82
    24
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    Maicon image description Grêmio BRA DM (C) 34
    82
    25
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    Mariano Andújar image description Estudiantes LP ARG GK 36
    82
    26
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    Samir Handanovič image description Inter SVN GK 35
    82
    27
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    Dante image description Nice BRA D (C) 36
    82
    28
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    Fernando Muslera image description Galatasaray URY GK 33
    81
    29
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    Keylor Navas image description PSG CRI GK 33
    81
    30
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    Aleksandar Kolarov image description Roma SRB D (LC) 34
    81
    31
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    Hugo Lloris image description Tottenham FRA GK 33
    81
    32
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    Filipe Luis image description Flamengo BRA D (L) 34
    81
    33
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    Franco Armani image description River Plate ARG GK 33
    80
    34
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    Rodrigo Palacio image description Bologna ARG F (CL) 37
    80
    35
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    José Fonte image description Lille PRT D (C) 36
    80
    36
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    Geromel image description Grêmio BRA D (C) 34
    80
    37
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    Fabián Orellana image description Eibar CHL M (R), AM (C) 33
    80
    38
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    Branislav Ivanović image description Zenit SRB D (C) 35
    80
    39
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    Rune Jarstein image description Hertha BSC NOR GK 35
    80
    40
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    Loïc Perrin image description Saint-Étienne FRA D (CR) 34
    80
    41
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    João Moutinho image description Wolves PRT M, DM (C) 33
    80
    42
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    Ştefan Radu image description Lazio ROU D (L) 33
    80
    43
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    Hilton image description Montpellier BRA D (C) 42
    80
    44
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    Atiba Hutchinson image description Beşiktaş CAN DM, M (C) 36
    79
    45
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    José Sosa image description Trabzonspor ARG DM, AM (C) 34
    79
    46
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    Vedran Ćorluka image description Lok Moskva HRV D (C) 33
    79
    47
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    Salva Sevilla image description Mallorca ESP M, DM (C) 35
    79
    48
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    Raul Albiol image description Villarreal ESP D (C) 34
    79
    49
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    Ashley Young image description Man Utd GBR D (RL) 34
    79
    50
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    Mathieu Debuchy image description Saint-Étienne FRA D, DM (R) 34
    79

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