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The Top Soccer Players of 2012  

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List Rules Please rank the players based only on their 2012 season

The top soccer players of 2012 are the leading scorers and fieldsmen who will see the most success in the 2012 season. While it's easy to argue about how to select which footie player is the best, each of the stars below all strive to lead their respective teams to league titles and cup championships. Think one soccer player is better than the bunch? Want to add one not listed or re-rank this list your way? Do all of that and more below!

If you judge soccer players by their 2012 stats, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi easily rank among the top. All set scoring records led their leagues in statistical categories and, in the past, have led their team to Cup victories. It's safe to say that these leaders are nearly guaranteed to go down as some of the best players of all time.
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Forward
2
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Midfielder
3
Neymar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
Forward
4
Sergio Agüero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
Forward
5
Mesut Özil is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
Midfielder
6
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
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Midfielder
8
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Forward, Midfielder
9
Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
Forward, Midfielder
10
GONZALO HIGUAIN is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
jackklugman added GONZALO HIGUAIN
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Forward
12
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Forward
13
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Kaka
14
Robert Lewandowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
fcfcfc added Forward
15
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Midfielder
16
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
JayMendoza added Forward
17
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Forward
18
Diego Milito is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
jackklugman added Forward
19
Yaya Touré is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
joshuadmello09 added Defender, Midfielder
20
Xabi Alonso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
jkwengwa added Midfielder
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21
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
jkwengwa added Midfielder
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22
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Forward
23
James Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
joshuadmello09 added Forward, Midfielder
24
Nani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
joshuapaul808 added Forward, Midfielder
25
Mario Götze is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Soccer Players of 2012
joshuapaul808 added Forward, Midfielder