10 Highest Ranked Footballers in FIFA World Cup 2010



5. Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba
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Country : Ivory Coast
Current Club : Chelsea
Position : Forward
Age : 31
He has gained his place as  one of the world’s most leading strikers, and probably the most athletic one. He gets unstoppable with his power when he puts mind to it and he has excelled as a lone front man.


4. Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney
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Country : England
Current Club : Manchester United
Position : Striker
Age : 24
When this athlete broke through internationally at a young age of 17, he was called the baby-face-assassin for his world class striker abilities who has entirely reinvented his position by diverging all over the attacking half  to drop back into midfield to provide the final blow on the goal which has proved his talent for the finishing skills.


3. Kaká

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Country : Brazil
Current Club : Real Madrid
Position : Attacking Midfielder
Age : 27
This money can’t buy Kaká, began his career at the age of eight, time has polished his skills, making Brazil as one of the best teams. Some of his individual awards include: 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball, 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Best XI, and Time 100 Most Influential People In The World 2009.


2. Cristiano Ronaldo

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Country : Portugal
Current Club : Real Madrid
Position : Winger Forward
Age : 25
Cristiano Ronaldo, the Madrid savior, now has the pressure of the Madrid citizens after being transferred from Manchester United to Real Madrid. He is an astonishingly prolific goal scorer for a winger. In 2008, Ronaldo won the Champions League with United, and was named player of the tournament. He was named the FIFPro World Player of the Year and the FIFA World Player of the Year, in addition to becoming Manchester United’s first Ballon d’Or winner in 40 years. He has the long range free kick style enabling him to goal from anywhere. Three-time Ballon d’Or winner Johan Cruyff said in an interview on 2 April 2008, “Ronaldo is better than George Best and Denis Law, who were two brilliant and great players in the history of United.”


1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

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Country : Argentina
Current Club : Barcelona
Position : Forward
Age : 22

Lionel Messi is definitely the most talented and best players in soccer. Messi was the UEFA Champions League top scorer in 08-09. He is a left footer and uses low center of gravity trick rendering defenders helpless. With David Beckham out injured, the stage was left clear for young Leo to be also the highest-paid player on show in South Africa.

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