Parent page: Best Footballers
The game of football is one of the most followed sports in the world, attracting a huge following across the globe. Top clubs aim to attract top talent with the teams spending quite a fortune on these players.
The last decade has seen some of the best football talents showcase their skills and teams having to fork out huge sums of money to land the services of these players. The following is a list of players who have made it to the top players of the decade.
Many football fans have been torn between who should top the list of the most accomplished player of the decade between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Rinaldo. However, most will agree that both players belong to a class of their own. At the end of the 2018/19 season, Messi had made 794 appearances for both club and country scoring 646 goals and assisting 266 goals making him one of the ruthless players of the decade. Messi has a record 5 Ballon d’Or’s to his name and has played for Barcelona all his career.
Cristiano Rinaldo and Lionel Messi have both been the most talked about players of the decade. Ronaldo is undoubtedly one of the greatest players in the history of football with his constant desire to uplift himself in terms of skills and fitness, helping his club and country reach great milestones and win major trophies. Having also won the Ballon d’Or a record five times just as Messi, the player is a goal-scoring machine currently plying his trade in Italy with Juventus FC.
Andres Iniesta is one of the players who have worked their way to becoming the most decorated Spanish footballers. Iniesta graduated from the Barcelona ‘La Masia’academy in 2002 and went on to win 33 trophies with Barcelona.