Top 5 Players in the World – 2017

Every fan has an opinion about who the best players in the world are. But there are a few players that nearly everyone agrees upon. Here is a list of the best in the world currently

1. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona, Argentina)
Lionel Messi is firmly in the conversation as the greatest footballer of all-time and at 30, he’s got plenty of time left to possibly end the debate.Let’s just get the numbers out of the way: he’s the all-time La Liga leader in goals scored (349), assists (137), goals scored in a La Liga season (50), goals in a club football season in Europe (73) and in a calendar year (91). He has won 29 trophies during his 13 seasons at Barcelona, including eight La Liga championships and four Champions League crowns. He’s won the Ballon d’Or a record five times, and has a record-tying four European Golden Shoes.