Top Five Soccer Players in the World
There are many outstanding soccer players in the world right now but here are some of the best.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is a right-footed right midfielder for one of England’s best teams Manchester United. He is number 7 for Manchester but number 17 for his home country Portugal. He was named the third best FIFA footballer of 2007 in the world, but was named the best in the English Premiere League with an astonishing 23 goals for Manchester.
Ronaldinho is a right-footed striker for one of Spain’s best teams F.C. Barcelona. He is number 10 for both Barcelona and his home country Brazil. Ronaldinho was named the FIFA best footballer of the world in 2004 and 2005. He finished his 2007 season with 8 goals and 2 assists for Barcelona.
Kaka is a right-footed striker for one of Italy’s best teams A.C. Milan. He is number 22 for A.C. Milan and number 8 for his home country Brazil. Kaka` was named the FIFA best footballer of the world in 2007 finishing ahead of L. Messi and C. Ronaldo. He finished his 2007 season for A.C. Milan with 23 goals and 13 assists.
Gianluigi (Superman) Buffon is a right-footed goalkeeper for one other of Italy’s best teams Juventus. He is number 1 for Juventus and also for his home country Italy. He is ranked as one of the top goalkeepers in the world and also has lots of class while on the pitch (field). He finished the season with 94 saves and 16 clean sheets (shutouts)!
Lionel Messi is a left-footed midfield for Barcelona just like Ronaldinho. He is number 19 for Barcelona and his home country Argentina. Lionel Messi was named the second best FIFA footballer of the world in 2007 behind Kaka` and before Cristiano Ronaldo. He finished his season with 10 goals and 12 assists.