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The Best Soccer Players of 2013  

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Who were the best soccer players of 2013? Some of these top athletes in soccer, like Cristiano Ronaldo, are already listed among the best athletes of all time and the best soccer players ever, so it's not a stretch that they would end up as some of the top soccer players of 2013. Other players, like Mario Gotze, are up-and-coming soccer players to watch in 2013. There's really no telling which of these soccer players (football players if you're anywhere besides the US) will become the next great soccer star, let alone the greatest soccer player of 2013.

Who will be the best soccer player of 2013? Whether they're in the top 10 or the top 50 soccer players of 2013, there's no denying all these athletes and sports stars are really good soccer players. On this list, you might find some of the best black soccer players who excelled at the sport in 2013 as well as countless famous soccer players as well.

If you don't see your favorite soccer player on this 2013 player ranking, make sure to add them so others can vote on these outstanding soccer players to score the top positions as best soccer players 2013.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Yura Movsisyan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
TatulOvsiyan added Forward
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Zlatan Ibrahimović is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
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Mesut Özil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Midfielder
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Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
ZorayrKarapetyan added Midfielder
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Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
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Marco Reus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Iker Casillas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Goalkeeper
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Neymar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward
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Hamlet Mkhitaryan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
VeroNika added Midfielder
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Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward
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Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
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Andrés Iniesta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Midfielder
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Sergio Agüero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward
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Juan Mata is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Manuel Neuer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Goalkeeper
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Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Franck Ribéry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Forward, Midfielder
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Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Winger, Forward, Midfielder
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Arjen Robben is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Winger, Forward, Midfielder
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Thiago Silva is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Defender, Midfielder
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Xavi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Midfielder
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Eden Hazard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of 2013
Midfielder