There’s a tough competition between the international football players as many of them are getting more popular day by day. Every one of those international players plays so well that it is hard to select the best of them. This is why everyone is too excited to know who is the top best football player. This discussion has become the arena of battle where fans of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are fighting to emerge victorious. But now new stars are also emerging and making place in fan’s hearts.
As you know, in a few months, the FIFA World Cup is going to be held in 2022 in Qatar and everyone wants to know who are the best players in the world 2022. In this article, we are here with a list of top 10 best football players in the world 2022 where you will get introduced to new emerging stars. Clubs also don’t bother about money when it comes to securing the best player, whether it’s a new or the experienced legend.
1. Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski is one of the best football players in the world and currently he is on the top of the list. Robert represents Barcelona which is one of the most successful teams ever and also has the captainship of the Poland National team. Before joining Barcelona, he played for German club Bayern Munich. In the last few years he has emerged as the best football player in the world. He has several records and awards to his name including FIFA best player of the year award and the UEFA player of the year award.
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi has been ruling football over the decades and even after turning 35 this June, his ability to weave magic at pitch has not lost. The Argentinian star finished with 11 goals and 18 assists in 34 appearances in his first season away from Barcelona. He is now playing as forward for Paris Saint-Germain where his team number is 30. His craze among fans is unbeatable. He never fails to prove himself the best player. After getting success in Barcelona, he is continuing to do so with several precious awards to his name.
3. Kylian Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe is not just the best footballer but also one of the fastest footballers with a sprint speed of 38 km/hr. He is trusted with the responsibility to run with the ball from the midfield and find the back of the net on a regular basis. He is currently playing for Paris Saint Germain where he is accompanied by football legends like Lionel Messi. He is a French player who scored 39 goals from 46 appearances for his club. France also counts on him to get the result of the world cup in November in their favour as he is the captain of French National team. He usually plays centre forward.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
Christina Ronaldo is not just one of the best footballers in the world but also one of the most popular football stars. His fan following is no less than a celebrity. People just don’t love him as a player but also as a person. He has millions of fans coming from every age group. He is currently playing as a striker for Manchester United along with handling the captainship of Portugal National team. Before joining Manchester United he worked for Juventus where he made 98 appearances scoring 81 goals and 16 assists.
5. Kevin de Bruyne
Kevin de Bruyne is a Belgian football player who is currently playing as a midfielder for Manchester City. He is also the captain of Belgium national team. Kevin is regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation. Well all the credit for his success goes to Pep Guardiola, current club manager who shaped his skills and nurtured his abilities. Both of their efforts helped the country. He is a great help to the Strikers who are always focused on scoring goals. Apart from Manchester City, he has played for teams like Chelsea, Werder Bremen and VFL Wolfsburg.
6. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah is also one of the best football players benefited from his club manager on his side. His club manager has played a major role in nurturing his creative abilities. The Egyptian international player has been vital for the club Liverpool though his contributions to Egypt National team have not helped it bear many fruits. Salah started as a Winger but under Jurgen Klopp he first became part of the three man attack. He has scored 156 goals in Liverpool. Before Liverpool, he has played for Basel, Egypt U23, Chelsea and Egypt U20.
7. Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema is a French striker who is currently playing for La Liga club Real Madrid and France national team. He made Real Madrid champions of the 14th Champions league and won the trophy. Since the time Ronaldo left the club, it has finally recovered through the magical presence of successful striker Karim benzama. After a break of 6 years from international field Karim benzama has returned for his country France and is reviving his forgotten magic. He has also played for teams like Lyon B , Lyon and France U19.
8. Harry Kane
How can a list of best footballers be completed without England’s popular Premier League striker Harry Kane. The popular football star is currently playing for club Tottenham Hotspur and England national team. At Tottenham he has a perfect chemistry with Asian Heung-min. They cooperate with each other very smartly and complement each other by setting each other in front of a goal. Kane’s presence in the England national team as the captain assures everyone including his teammates. The 29 year old Harry has played for teams like England U19 Norwich City and Millwall. He has scored over all 229 goals in football.
9. Erling Haaland
Norway might be a little less popular name in the international game of football but one of its players has gained such popularity through his hard work. He is making the world go crazy with his performance. Currently playing as a striker for Manchester City and captain of Norway national team, Erling Haaland has scored 175 football goals. The way that Manchester United is planning to play the next season it seems that Erling Haaland can be proved crucial to its running. At the age of only 22, Norwegian striker has become one of the best Strikers and footballers in the world in 2022. He is known for his speed, finishing and athleticism.
10. Neymar Jr
Now the last but not the least, the name everyone is waiting impatiently for is here. Teammate Lionel Messi has a great pairing with him. The duo is a blessing to Paris Saint-Germain. Brazilian player Neymar has continued to showcase his undefined talents regardless of getting injured multiple Times. Neymar is one of the three most popular names in the world of football including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and himself. He is the captain of the Brazilian national team and Brazil depends on his abilities. His dribbling and goal scoring skills are outstanding. Seeing his current situation at the club, his abilities cannot be doubted.