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The Best Current Soccer Players

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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 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
    + 23028
    - 9490

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Forward

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  2. 2
    + 19428
    - 10054


    Forward, Midfielder

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  3. 3
    + 16309
    - 6051


    Forward

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  4. 4
    + 11396
    - 5500


    Forward

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  5. 5
    + 9261
    - 4919


    Goalkeeper

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  6. 6
    + 8732
    - 4365


    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  7. 7
    + 8418
    - 4300


    Midfielder

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  8. 8
    + 8445
    - 6269

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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  9. 9
    + 8457
    - 5104


    Forward, Midfielder

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  10. 10
    + 6820
    - 3079


    Forward

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  11. 11
    + 6073
    - 2941


    Forward, Midfielder

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  12. 12
    + 6633
    - 4319

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  13. 13
    + 7304
    - 3605


    Midfielder

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  14. 14
    + 5164
    - 2401


    Forward

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  15. 15
    + 5286
    - 2309

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  16. 16
    + 3939
    - 2050


    Forward, Midfielder

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  17. 17
    + 4855
    - 2700


    Midfielder

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  18. 18
    + 4722
    - 4260

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Playmaker, Midfielder

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  19. 19
    + 3041
    - 1127

    ranked low on reranks & added by beernbugs
    Midfielder

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  20. 20
    + 4342
    - 3370

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Defender

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  21. 21
    + 5014
    - 3267


    Forward

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  22. 22
    + 3610
    - 1653

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender, Midfielder

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  23. 23
    + 4883
    - 2681


    Midfielder

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  24. 24
    + 4462
    - 3486

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  25. 25
    + 3682
    - 2692

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Forward, Midfielder

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  26. 26
    + 4990
    - 2125


    Forward, Midfielder

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  27. 27
    + 3178
    - 1058

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward

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  28. 28
    + 3414
    - 1788

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender, Midfielder

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  29. 29
    + 2985
    - 1584

    added by Mendrick6181
    Midfielder

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  30. 30
    + 3194
    - 2594

    added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  31. 31
    + 2854
    - 1598


    Forward, Midfielder

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  32. 32
    + 3827
    - 2778


    Midfielder

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  33. 33
    + 4400
    - 3608


    Forward

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  34. 34
    + 2314
    - 1525


    Midfielder

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  35. 35
    + 2534
    - 1394


    Defender, Midfielder

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  36. 36
    + 1968
    - 1225

    added by wiabux
    Goalkeeper

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  37. 37
    + 2502
    - 1347

    added by joel joliyan
    Defender

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  38. 38
    + 1002
    - 450

    added by scruffenstein
    Goalkeeper

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  39. 39
    + 2506
    - 1992


    Goalkeeper

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  40. 40
    + 2130
    - 1023

    added by wiabux
    Midfielder

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  41. 41
    + 2407
    - 1921


    Midfielder

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  42. 42
    + 1704
    - 1296

    added by MichaelNedergaard
    Forward, Midfielder

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  43. 43
    + 1793
    - 1079


    Defender, Midfielder

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  44. 44
    + 2036
    - 1789

    often listed & added by joel joliyan
    Midfielder

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  45. 45
    + 2481
    - 1877


    Midfielder

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  46. 46
    + 1473
    - 725

    ranked low on reranks
    Forward

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  47. 47
    + 1581
    - 852

    ranked low on reranks
    Defender

    ;
  48. 48
    + 1865
    - 1433

    added by joel joliyan
    Goalkeeper

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  49. 49
    + 1218
    - 902


    Midfielder

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  50. 50
    + 1463
    - 844


    Midfielder

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