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The Best Current Soccer Players

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 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
    + 11766
    - 4991

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 9798
    - 5398

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 8065
    - 3042

    Forward

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 5075
    - 3660

    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 6053
    - 3092
    ) open
  6. 6
    + 4863
    - 2546

    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 4708
    - 2924

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 4591
    - 2475
    ) open
  9. 9
    + 3802
    - 2636

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 4368
    - 2274

    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 4346
    - 1729

    Midfielder

    ) open
  12. 12
    + 3574
    - 1652
    ) open
  13. 13
    + 3189
    - 1334

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 3039
    - 2621

    Playmaker, Midfielder

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 2777
    - 2094
    ) open
  16. 16
    + 2921
    - 2320

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 3004
    - 1869
    ) open
  18. 18
    + 3000
    - 1182

    ranked low on reranks & added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 2942
    - 1624

    Midfielder

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 2199
    - 1332
    ) open
  21. 21
    + 3111
    - 2534
    ) open
  22. 22
    + 2105
    - 1604

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 2123
    - 1000

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 2495
    - 1948

    Midfielder

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 2676
    - 1768

    Midfielder

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 2330
    - 1680

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 2041
    - 885

    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 1962
    - 1086

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 2764
    - 1276

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1716
    - 895

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 1503
    - 481
    ) open
  32. 32
    + 1680
    - 1008

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 1319
    - 553

    added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 1047
    - 580

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 1306
    - 912

    Midfielder

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 1306
    - 1203

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 933
    - 530

    added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 1536
    - 1377

    often listed
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 1483
    - 1287

    Midfielder

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 1395
    - 842

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 1537
    - 1257

    Midfielder

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 1482
    - 829

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 1167
    - 1134

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 1087
    - 957

    added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 1403
    - 1188

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 1149
    - 460

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Midfielder

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 949
    - 520

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 1109
    - 976

    Midfielder

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 742
    - 664

    added by wiabux
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 973
    - 729

    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
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