probably the best player in the world today. He is one of the finest and most exciting footballing talents in the world. He had this never ending comparison with the former Manchester United Winger Cristiano Ronaldo but he kind of shrugged off it by helping his team defeat Manchester United convincingly in the UEFA Champions League finals at Rome 2009.
In difficult times, with the threat of job cuts and company closures hanging over everyone's head, it is always great to read about some good news. While we're all constantly wondering as to when this entire crisis is going to end, some key public figures are doing their bit to help.
Some believe he’s a brilliant player while others can’t deny his greatness. Either way, anyone who is a fan of the star needs to check out the best gifts for Lionel Messi fans.
There is, potentially, nothing more difficult than identifying the "greatest player" in the history of an individual sport. In basketball, the great Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James argument looms large. In baseball, there is literally no unequivocally right or wrong answer, and in the NFL, it's Tom Brady vs. literally everyone else.
If you were to rank soccer positions by importance, where would goalie place among the 11 players on the pitch?
Will it be Ronaldo once again, or a new winner of The Best FIFA Men’s Player award? Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today, we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 football players in the world right now.
Every year, soccer players across the world break new records for scoring and goalkeeping. It can be hard to judge what players are truly the "best," as soccer is truly a team sport, and each position carries its own unique weight. There are a number of soccer players of 2018 who stand a cut above the rest, however, as scorers, keepers, and team leaders.
Though still growing in the United States, soccer—or football, to the Europeans—is internationally a multi-billion dollar industry. As with any field that involves the investment and interest of millions to billions of people around the world, the soccer industry creates some of the world's wealthiest individuals. Becoming a professional athlete, much like a musician, actor, or other fine art professional, is difficult to break into and ultimately succeed in. However, for those with the talent, work ethic, and a bit of luck to hack it, it can be a very lucrative career. With this in mind, here are a few of the highest paid soccer players in the world today.
How does one describe Lionel Messi in one word? Supernatural.
Imagine meeting your favourite football heroes in one night, let alone meeting your favourite childhood musician during the same week. Portsmouth student Niall Moran, 20, struck lucky this week when he blagged his way backstage and grabbed a number of selfies with a number of football legends and managed to convince Didier Drogba to not have him kicked out.
Now whilst most of us are still dreaming of what could have been in Russia and the fact that if it had "Come Home," none of the lads would have done so, yet it looks like the aptly nicknamed "Slab Head" (thanks Jamie Vardy) himself is on the brink of the biggest move of his career.
Gareth Southgate has been showered with praise this World Cup, with feminist publication The Pool even hailing him as "the symbol of positive masculinity we've been waiting for." Most notably, he comforted Colombian football player Mateus Uribe following England's first ever World Cup penalty shoot-out win. He quickly became the hero of this World Cup, not only for bringing the England team to a respectable 4th place but also for his kindness, empathy, and general lack of toxic masculinity.