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The Best Current Soccer Players

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List Criteria: Soccer / football / futbol players currently playing

The best current soccer players are those top football players in the game right now. These talented soccer stars are leading their respective teams to championships, winning numerous awards and are the favorite of fans around the world. If you were building the ultimate soccer dream team and had your selection of the elite players of today, these guys should be your top picks.

Unsurprisingly, these top current soccer players are also many of the top-paid professional soccer players in the world today. The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi sit high atop both lists with each earning tens of millions of dollars annually in combined income between their soccer salaries and their numerous product endorsements.

These players, like Robin van Persie, Gareth Bale, and Andres Iniesta, are playing the best football of their careers. They are peaking in the sport and see little signs of stopping anytime soon.

Which soccer players are impressing you right now? Who do you think are the best current football players? Vote for your favorites, add those not listed or re-rank this list of the best current soccer players below. The players in the top 10 can be considered the most popular players in the world. When you're done, head over and rank the best soccer players of all time too!


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  1. 1
    + 24050
    - 9909

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

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  2. 2
    + 20341
    - 10473


    Forward, Midfielder

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  3. 3
    + 17029
    - 6367


    Forward

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  4. 4
    + 11964
    - 5780


    Forward

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  5. 5
    + 9730
    - 5184


    Goalkeeper

    ;
  6. 6
    + 9184
    - 4580


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  7. 7
    + 8774
    - 4464


    Midfielder

    ;
  8. 8
    + 8720
    - 6472

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  9. 9
    + 8811
    - 5252


    Forward, Midfielder

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  10. 10
    + 7102
    - 3213


    Forward

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  11. 11
    + 6343
    - 3105


    Forward, Midfielder

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  12. 12
    + 6896
    - 4458

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  13. 13
    + 5463
    - 2496


    Forward

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  14. 14
    + 7522
    - 3770


    Midfielder

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  15. 15
    + 5530
    - 2426

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  16. 16
    + 5088
    - 2788


    Midfielder

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  17. 17
    + 4100
    - 2149


    Forward, Midfielder

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  18. 18
    + 3262
    - 1202

    added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

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  19. 19
    + 3772
    - 1735


    Defender, Midfielder

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  20. 20
    + 4482
    - 3468


    Defender

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  21. 21
    + 4844
    - 4373


    Playmaker, Midfielder

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  22. 22
    + 5169
    - 3395


    Forward

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  23. 23
    + 5047
    - 2776

    ranked low on reranks
    Midfielder

    ;
  24. 24
    + 3788
    - 2775

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ;
  25. 25
    + 4569
    - 3575

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  26. 26
    + 3351
    - 1115

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward

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  27. 27
    + 5194
    - 2192


    Forward, Midfielder

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  28. 28
    + 3549
    - 1851

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

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  29. 29
    + 3103
    - 1649

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

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  30. 30
    + 3279
    - 2662

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  31. 31
    + 2956
    - 1659


    Forward, Midfielder

    ;
  32. 32
    + 3925
    - 2855


    Midfielder

    ;
  33. 33
    + 4497
    - 3687


    Forward

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  34. 34
    + 2416
    - 1586


    Midfielder

    ;
  35. 35
    + 2624
    - 1462


    Defender, Midfielder

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  36. 36
    + 2045
    - 1280

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

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  37. 37
    + 2613
    - 1389

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

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  38. 38
    + 1111
    - 491

    added by scruffenstein
    Goalkeeper

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  39. 39
    + 2213
    - 1072

    added by wiabux
    Midfielder

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  40. 40
    + 1549
    - 779


    Forward

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  41. 41
    + 1670
    - 895


    Defender

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  42. 42
    + 1862
    - 1132


    Defender, Midfielder

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  43. 43
    + 2582
    - 2043


    Goalkeeper

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  44. 44
    + 1308
    - 936


    Midfielder

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  45. 45
    + 2112
    - 1831

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  46. 46
    + 1939
    - 1469

    added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

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  47. 47
    + 1530
    - 895

    ranked low on reranks
    Midfielder

    ;
  48. 48
    + 2481
    - 1971


    Midfielder

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  49. 49
    + 1771
    - 1348

    added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

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  50. 50
    + 1278
    - 716

    added by wiabux
    Defender, Midfielder

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