To kick-off 2011’s Top 50 players in the world, we feature a few Bundesliga players, an English goalkeeper and a Brazilian superhero.
Archive for the ‘Top 50’ Category
We’ve got a confession to make. Having spent hours totting up votes and allocating points to players we were certain that every player had been accounted for. Unfortunatley that wasn’t the case as one big name slipped through the cracks. While we won’t be applying for an accreditation at Arsenal any time soon for now let’s talk about Cesc…
Lionel Messi – the greatest player of 2010.
We’re down to the final two in our Top 50, and in second spot is one of the most decorated and reliable players in world football. BPF editor Neil Sherwin looks at Xavi Hernandez who in 2010 added the World Cup and another La Liga medal to his impressive array of honours.
Number three in our list of the Top 50 Players in the World is treble a winning midfielder, who only added a World Cup final to his list of 2010 accomplishments last summer. Our Italian blogger Richard Chambers tells us about the phenomenal year had by Wesley Sneijder.
A man just as integral to Barcelona and Spain’s successes as his other glamorous teammates. The man who scored the winning goal at the World Cup in South Africa. One of the most truly gifted footballers in the world. 2010, you could say, was the year Andres Iniesta became a worlwide name. Chris Mann tells us all about him.
To truly praise those who made the top five of our list, we believed each deserved an individual article. Coming in at number five in the Top 50 Players in the World – Real Madrid and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
We’ve hit the business end of things in the Top 50 as the countdown moves into single figures with two Barca stars, two German internationals and a World Cup Golden Ball winner.
Part four of the Top 50 Players in the World features sees us count down from 20 to 11, as more World Cup and Champions League heroes appear, two Brazilian defenders, two African kings and a certain Welsh wizard.
Part three of the Top 50 Players in the World, as voted by over 100 fans, has landed. Here we count down from 30 to 21, with some World Cup winners, a few Champions League finalists, a Swedish striker ripping up Serie A and one of the stars of the Premier League season to date.