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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 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
    + 25,751
    - 10,496

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

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  2. 2
    + 21,651
    - 11,084


    Forward, Midfielder

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  3. 3
    + 18,013
    - 6,745


    Forward

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  4. 4
    + 12,724
    - 6,146


    Forward

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  5. 5
    + 10,377
    - 5,533


    Goalkeeper

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  6. 6
    + 9,692
    - 4,898


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  7. 7
    + 9,248
    - 4,685


    Midfielder

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  8. 8
    + 9,330
    - 5,447


    Forward, Midfielder

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  9. 9
    + 9,053
    - 6,784

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

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  10. 10
    + 7,455
    - 3,406


    Forward

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  11. 11
    + 7,287
    - 4,639

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  12. 12
    + 6,718
    - 3,328


    Forward, Midfielder

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  13. 13
    + 5,871
    - 2,634


    Forward

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  14. 14
    + 7,813
    - 3,967


    Midfielder

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  15. 15
    + 5,832
    - 2,592

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  16. 16
    + 3,559
    - 1,307

    added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

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  17. 17
    + 5,390
    - 2,911


    Midfielder

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  18. 18
    + 4,293
    - 2,273


    Forward, Midfielder

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  19. 19
    + 3,970
    - 1,847


    Defender, Midfielder

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  20. 20
    + 4,656
    - 3,600


    Defender

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  21. 21
    + 5,410
    - 3,555


    Forward

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  22. 22
    + 5,012
    - 4,531

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Playmaker, Midfielder

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  23. 23
    + 5,243
    - 2,898

    ranked low on reranks
    Midfielder

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  24. 24
    + 4,714
    - 3,705

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  25. 25
    + 3,910
    - 2,885

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  26. 26
    + 3,549
    - 1,192

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward

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  27. 27
    + 5,417
    - 2,298


    Forward, Midfielder

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  28. 28
    + 3,713
    - 1,929

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

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  29. 29
    + 3,267
    - 1,717

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

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  30. 30
    + 3,097
    - 1,723


    Forward, Midfielder

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  31. 31
    + 3,390
    - 2,755

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  32. 32
    + 4,052
    - 2,934


    Midfielder

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  33. 33
    + 4,624
    - 3,781


    Forward

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  34. 34
    + 2,543
    - 1,654


    Midfielder

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  35. 35
    + 2,732
    - 1,536


    Defender, Midfielder

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  36. 36
    + 2,744
    - 1,440

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

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  37. 37
    + 2,140
    - 1,346

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

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  38. 38
    + 1,226
    - 550

    added by scruffenstein
    Goalkeeper

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  39. 39
    + 1,659
    - 835


    Forward

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  40. 40
    + 2,308
    - 1,142

    added by wiabux
    Midfielder

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  41. 41
    + 1,413
    - 995


    Midfielder

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  42. 42
    + 1,769
    - 948


    Defender

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  43. 43
    + 1,951
    - 1,193


    Defender, Midfielder

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  44. 44
    + 2,683
    - 2,105


    Goalkeeper

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  45. 45
    + 2,065
    - 1,516

    added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

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  46. 46
    + 2,178
    - 1,890

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  47. 47
    + 1,598
    - 950


    Midfielder

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  48. 48
    + 1,836
    - 1,417

    added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

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  49. 49
    + 2,555
    - 2,034


    Midfielder

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  50. 50
    + 1,354
    - 758

    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux
    Defender, Midfielder

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