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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
    + 10365
    - 4448

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 8587
    - 4847


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  3. 3
    + 5340
    - 2744
    ) open
  4. 4
    + 7091
    - 2673


    Forward

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 4271
    - 2261


    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  6. 6
    + 4519
    - 3295


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 4183
    - 2604


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  8. 8
    + 4081
    - 2173


    Midfielder

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 3390
    - 2293


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 3808
    - 1976


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 3118
    - 1421
    ) open
  12. 12
    + 3785
    - 1517


    Midfielder

    ) open
  13. 13
    + 2746
    - 2388

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Playmaker, Midfielder

    ) open
  14. 14
    + 2788
    - 1159


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 2671
    - 2109

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 2518
    - 1891


    Defender

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 2667
    - 1013

    ranked low on reranks & added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 2806
    - 2332
    ) open
  19. 19
    + 2605
    - 1462


    Midfielder

    ) open
  20. 20
    + 2683
    - 1680


    Forward

    ) open
  21. 21
    + 1893
    - 1427

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 2271
    - 1787


    Midfielder

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 2402
    - 1619


    Midfielder

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 2134
    - 1560

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 1962
    - 1225
    ) open
  26. 26
    + 1888
    - 868

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  27. 27
    + 2461
    - 1138


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  28. 28
    + 1835
    - 796


    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 1750
    - 999

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1532
    - 794

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 1500
    - 916


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 1244
    - 411
    ) open
  33. 33
    + 1105
    - 477

    added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

    ) open
  34. 34
    + 1174
    - 816


    Midfielder

    ) open
  35. 35
    + 1188
    - 1097

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

    ) open
  36. 36
    + 1384
    - 1150


    Midfielder

    ) open
  37. 37
    + 1233
    - 763

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 1394
    - 1281

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 885
    - 505

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 1332
    - 743

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  41. 41
    + 1333
    - 1200


    Midfielder

    ) open
  42. 42
    + 1058
    - 1050
    ) open
  43. 43
    + 781
    - 457

    ranked low on reranks & added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  44. 44
    + 983
    - 877

    often listed & added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 1291
    - 1096


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 995
    - 395

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Midfielder

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 1001
    - 899


    Midfielder

    ) open
  48. 48
    + 821
    - 443

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
  49. 49
    + 726
    - 759


    Forward, Midfielder

    ) open
  50. 50
    + 643
    - 586

    added by wiabux
    Defender, Midfielder

    ) open
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