The Best Soccer Players of 2013 Football Players (Soccer)

The Best Soccer Players of 2013

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List Criteria: Potential, what they have shown in 2012, also age based on the characteristics of the players

Who were the best soccer players of 2013? Some of these top athletes in soccer, like Cristiano Ronaldo, are already listed among the best athletes of all time and the best soccer players ever, so it's not a stretch that they would end up as some of the top soccer players of 2013. Other players, like Mario Gotze, are up-and-coming soccer players to watch in 2013. There's really no telling which of these soccer players (football players if you're anywhere besides the US) will become the next great soccer star, let alone the greatest soccer player of 2013.

Who will be the best soccer player of 2013? Whether they're in the top 10 or the top 50 soccer players of 2013, there's no denying all these athletes and sports stars are really good soccer players. On this list, you might find some of the best black soccer players who excelled at the sport in 2013 as well as countless famous soccer players as well.

If you don't see your favorite soccer player on this 2013 player ranking, make sure to add them so others can vote on these outstanding soccer players to score the top positions as best soccer players 2013.
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  1. 1
    + 16,692
    - 4,763

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward, Midfielder

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  2. 2
    + 10,081
    - 4,451
    Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Lionel Messi Forward

  3. 3
    + 7,743
    - 3,257


    Forward

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  4. 4
    + 6,822
    - 3,578


    Forward, Midfielder

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  5. 5
    + 6,007
    - 3,186


    Forward

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  6. 6
    + 8,403
    - 3,064
    Mesut Özil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013

    ranked low on reranks
    Mesut Özil Midfielder

  7. 7
    + 6,513
    - 3,644


    Forward

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  8. 8
    + 4,824
    - 3,003


    Midfielder

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  9. 9
    + 5,008
    - 2,848


    Forward, Midfielder

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  10. 10
    + 3,991
    - 2,747


    Midfielder

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  11. 11
    + 4,727
    - 2,637
    Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Robert Lewandowski Forward

  12. 12
    + 2,846
    - 1,903
    Arjen Robben is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Arjen Robben Winger, Forward, Midfielder

  13. 13
    + 3,643
    - 2,296
    Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Wayne Rooney Forward

  14. 14
    + 3,455
    - 2,338


    Forward, Midfielder

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  15. 15
    + 5,053
    - 2,147
    Marco Reus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013

    ranked low on reranks
    Marco Reus Forward, Midfielder

  16. 16
    + 3,373
    - 2,258


    Playmaker, Midfielder

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  17. 17
    + 2,291
    - 1,633


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  18. 18
    + 3,819
    - 1,965
    Iker Casillas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013

    ranked low on reranks
    Iker Casillas Goalkeeper

  19. 19
    + 2,195
    - 1,442


    Midfielder

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  20. 20
    + 2,438
    - 1,446
    Philipp Lahm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Philipp Lahm Defender

  21. 21
    + 2,659
    - 1,678

    added by Pedro Cerrano
    Forward, Midfielder

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  22. 22
    + 3,081
    - 366

    ranked low on reranks & added by TatulOvsiyan
    Forward

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  23. 23
    + 2,690
    - 1,570
    Manuel Neuer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Manuel Neuer Goalkeeper

  24. 24
    + 2,341
    - 1,440


    Forward

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  25. 25
    + 3,054
    - 1,535
    Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Ronaldinho Forward, Midfielder

  26. 26
    + 2,281
    - 1,322


    Midfielder

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  27. 27
    + 1,851
    - 1,176


    Forward, Midfielder

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  28. 28
    + 1,870
    - 1,223


    Midfielder

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  29. 29
    + 7,652
    - 2,525

    ranked low on reranks & added by ZorayrKarapetyan
    Midfielder

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  30. 30
    + 1,926
    - 1,095


    Defender, Midfielder

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  31. 31
    + 1,553
    - 1,202

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

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  32. 32
    + 1,895
    - 1,239


    Forward, Midfielder

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  33. 33
    + 1,843
    - 1,193


    Forward, Midfielder

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  34. 34
    + 1,780
    - 1,197
    Edinson Cavani is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Edinson Cavani Forward

  35. 35
    + 1,885
    - 1,095
    Sergio Ramos is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Sergio Ramos Defender, Midfielder

  36. 36
    + 1,590
    - 995
    Frank Lampard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Frank Lampard Midfielder

  37. 37
    + 1,548
    - 935
    Steven Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Steven Gerrard Midfielder

  38. 38
    + 1,581
    - 1,004
    Xabi Alonso is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Xabi Alonso Midfielder

  39. 39
    + 1,421
    - 972
    Didier Drogba is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Didier Drogba Forward

  40. 40
    + 1,219
    - 845
    Gianluigi Buffon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Gianluigi Buffon Goalkeeper

  41. 41
    + 1,299
    - 984
    Mats Hummels is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Mats Hummels Defender, Midfielder

  42. 42
    + 1,271
    - 873
    David Luiz is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    David Luiz Defender, Midfielder

  43. 43
    + 1,265
    - 993


    Forward, Midfielder

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  44. 44
    + 1,451
    - 964


    Forward

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  45. 45
    + 1,251
    - 927
    Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Fernando Torres Forward

  46. 46
    + 1,108
    - 765


    Midfielder

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  47. 47
    + 1,085
    - 879


    Defender

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  48. 48
    + 672
    - 595
    Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Daniel Alves Defender

  49. 49
    + 483
    - 411
    Lukas Podolski is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013


    Lukas Podolski Forward, Midfielder

  50. 50
    + 514
    - 351

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward, Goalkeeper

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