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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
    + 13063
    - 5531

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 10929
    - 5944

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 8981
    - 3441

    Forward

    ) open
  4. 4
    + 6689
    - 3381
    ) open
  5. 5
    + 5591
    - 4017

    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 5332
    - 2794

    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 5041
    - 2713
    ) open
  8. 8
    + 5145
    - 3233

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 4164
    - 2906

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 4882
    - 2510

    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 4018
    - 1806
    ) open
  12. 12
    + 4846
    - 1926

    Midfielder

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 3534
    - 1514

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 3282
    - 2811

    Playmaker, Midfielder

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 2999
    - 2282
    ) open
  16. 16
    + 3152
    - 2484

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 3298
    - 2029
    ) open
  18. 18
    + 3275
    - 1319

    ranked low on reranks & added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 2456
    - 1459
    ) open
  20. 20
    + 2318
    - 1125

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 3336
    - 2703
    ) open
  22. 22
    + 2294
    - 1743

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 2911
    - 1888

    Midfielder

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 2740
    - 2078

    Midfielder

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 3239
    - 1773

    Midfielder

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 2494
    - 1806

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 2165
    - 1185

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 2246
    - 983

    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 3023
    - 1400

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1896
    - 994

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 1713
    - 546

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 1840
    - 1093

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  33. 33
    + 1519
    - 630

    added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 1203
    - 661

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 1431
    - 998

    Midfielder

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 1668
    - 1470

    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 1607
    - 897

    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 1405
    - 1299

    often listed & added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 1057
    - 623

    added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 1620
    - 1365

    Midfielder

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 1529
    - 907

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 1667
    - 1352

    Midfielder

    ) open
  43. 43
    + 1189
    - 1029

    added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 1253
    - 1209
    ) open
  45. 45
    + 1497
    - 1278

    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 1282
    - 528

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Midfielder

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 1065
    - 592

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 1201
    - 1063

    Midfielder

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 842
    - 717

    added by wiabux
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 871
    - 446

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender

    ) open
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