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The Best Current Soccer Players

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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 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. The highest-paid soccer player, however, is not really considered among the very elite in the game anymore. David Beckham is that player with annual earnings in excess of $50 million, over $44 million of which comes from endorsements from companies like Adidas, H&M and Breitling.

Also among these best soccer players are the best soccer players of 2013. 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? Which 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. When you're done, head over and rank the best soccer players of all time too!

List Criteria: Soccer / football / futbol players currently playing

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    Lionel Messi

    Rosario, Argentina More
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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Santo António, Portugal More
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    Malmö, Sweden More
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    Boulogne-sur-Mer, France More
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    Fuentealbilla, Spain More
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    Rijnmond, Netherlands More
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    Salto, Uruguay More
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    Gelsenkirchen, Germany More
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    Quilmes, Argentina More
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    Neymar

    Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil More
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    Warsaw, Poland More
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    Terrassa, Spain More
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    Arenys de Mar, Spain More
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    Kolbermoor, Germany More
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    Santa Marta, Colombia More
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    Salto, Uruguay More
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    Gelsenkirchen, Eurasia, North Rhine-Westphalia More
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    DVD Region 4, Gama, Federal District, South America More
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    Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany More
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    Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, Africa More
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    Eurasia, Belgium, Uccle More
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    Europe, Palermo, Sicily More
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    DVD Region 4, Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, South America More
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