Top 15 players in the world?

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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#661 » by HIF » Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:01 pm

Messi is fine but he can't tackle like N'Golo :D

And to see Paul Pogba's name in the top 10 makes me cringe.

Most of these top player lists are simply "attackers" lists. Rarely do they even try to look at defensive skills, reading of the game, goalkeeping ....
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#662 » by jirrit » Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:30 am

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gh123 wrote:Chiellini is by far the best CB and has been for the past 10 years, Virgil isn't even close and likely will never be on that level.

I respect Chiellini & what he's done. But, VD has been absolute class.


Indeed Chiellini has been top 5 CB ten years in a row maybe but Virgil is now obviously the best CB in the world.
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#663 » by freethedevil » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:17 am

HeartBreakKid wrote:Is Mbappe really better than Neymar or just less controversial and more healthy?

Why wouldn't we take this into account.
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#664 » by freethedevil » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:18 am

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baldur wrote:
mercgold3 wrote:1. Messi
2. Ronaldo
3. Hazard
4. Mbappe
5. Salah
6. Neymar
7. Virgil van Dijk
8. Harry Kane
9. Griezmann
10. Paul Pogba
11. De Bruyne
12. Bernardo Silva
13. Modric
14. Mane
15. Aguero



Hazard is way too overrated in your list I think.


No Kanté

Clearly the best player in the world over the last 3 years.

Dunno about the best, but I'd consider him a strong top 5 candidate
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#665 » by coldfish » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:50 pm

Here is EA Fifa's top 15:
1. Messi
2. Ronaldo (too high)
3. Neymar (too high)
4. Hazard
5. De Bruyne
6. Oblak
7. Van Dijk
8. Salah (too high)
9. Modric
10. Ter Stergen (lol)
11. MBappe
12. Ramos (lol)
13. Chiellini
14. Lewandowski (too high)
15. Kane

Like others, I would have Kante, Griezmann, Mane and Sterling on my list. Let me try:

1. Messi
2. Van Dijk
3. De Bruyne
4. Kante
5. Hazard
6. Neymar
7. MBappe
8. Ronaldo
9. Salah
10. Griezmann
11. Becker
12. Oblak
13. Sterling
14. Mane
15. Modric
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#666 » by freethedevil » Tue Oct 8, 2019 8:20 am

coldfish wrote:Here is EA Fifa's top 15:
1. Messi
2. Ronaldo (too high)
3. Neymar (too high)
4. Hazard
5. De Bruyne
6. Oblak
7. Van Dijk
8. Salah (too high)
9. Modric
10. Ter Stergen (lol)
11. MBappe
12. Ramos (lol)
13. Chiellini
14. Lewandowski (too high)
15. Kane

Like others, I would have Kante, Griezmann, Mane and Sterling on my list. Let me try:

1. Messi
2. Van Dijk
3. De Bruyne
4. Kante
5. Hazard
6. Neymar
7. MBappe
8. Ronaldo
9. Salah
10. Griezmann
11. Becker
12. Oblak
13. Sterling
14. Mane
15. Modric

Damn Ronaldo dropped like a rock. Has his playmaking dropped that much? I'd say his scoring remains at a similar level to his last rm years, he's just playing in a more defensive league
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#667 » by DBCJUN » Wed Oct 9, 2019 9:17 pm

Teemu Pukki > Messi
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#668 » by Foye » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:31 am

coldfish wrote:Here is EA Fifa's top 15:
1. Messi
2. Ronaldo (too high)
3. Neymar (too high)
4. Hazard
5. De Bruyne
6. Oblak
7. Van Dijk
8. Salah (too high)
9. Modric
10. Ter Stergen (lol)
11. MBappe
12. Ramos (lol)
13. Chiellini
14. Lewandowski (too high)
15. Kane

Like others, I would have Kante, Griezmann, Mane and Sterling on my list. Let me try:

1. Messi
2. Van Dijk
3. De Bruyne
4. Kante
5. Hazard
6. Neymar
7. MBappe
8. Ronaldo
9. Salah
10. Griezmann
11. Becker
12. Oblak
13. Sterling
14. Mane
15. Modric


The way Lewandowski is currently playing he is too low, not too high.

Guy has 15 goals in 11 games. That's prime Messi-like numbers.
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#669 » by freethedevil » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:04 am

Foye wrote:
coldfish wrote:Here is EA Fifa's top 15:
1. Messi
2. Ronaldo (too high)
3. Neymar (too high)
4. Hazard
5. De Bruyne
6. Oblak
7. Van Dijk
8. Salah (too high)
9. Modric
10. Ter Stergen (lol)
11. MBappe
12. Ramos (lol)
13. Chiellini
14. Lewandowski (too high)
15. Kane

Like others, I would have Kante, Griezmann, Mane and Sterling on my list. Let me try:

1. Messi
2. Van Dijk
3. De Bruyne
4. Kante
5. Hazard
6. Neymar
7. MBappe
8. Ronaldo
9. Salah
10. Griezmann
11. Becker
12. Oblak
13. Sterling
14. Mane
15. Modric


The way Lewandowski is currently playing he is too low, not too high.

Guy has 15 goals in 11 games. That's prime Messi-like numbers.

No idea why people always post goals without also posting effiency. Messi is the vastly more effecient scorer.

Not to mention a vastly better playmaker...
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#670 » by Foye » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:23 am

freethedevil wrote:
Foye wrote:
coldfish wrote:Here is EA Fifa's top 15:
1. Messi
2. Ronaldo (too high)
3. Neymar (too high)
4. Hazard
5. De Bruyne
6. Oblak
7. Van Dijk
8. Salah (too high)
9. Modric
10. Ter Stergen (lol)
11. MBappe
12. Ramos (lol)
13. Chiellini
14. Lewandowski (too high)
15. Kane

Like others, I would have Kante, Griezmann, Mane and Sterling on my list. Let me try:

1. Messi
2. Van Dijk
3. De Bruyne
4. Kante
5. Hazard
6. Neymar
7. MBappe
8. Ronaldo
9. Salah
10. Griezmann
11. Becker
12. Oblak
13. Sterling
14. Mane
15. Modric


The way Lewandowski is currently playing he is too low, not too high.

Guy has 15 goals in 11 games. That's prime Messi-like numbers.

No idea why people always post goals without also posting effiency. Messi is the vastly more effecient scorer.

Not to mention a vastly better playmaker...


Did I rank him above Messi? No. I just said the numbers look like Messi.
In fact, he has the best goalscoring record of all top leagues.

For the moment, its ridiculous you have a guy like Hazard who hasnt even been in game shape so far this season over him in your top 15.
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#671 » by freethedevil » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:17 am

Foye wrote:
freethedevil wrote:
Foye wrote:
The way Lewandowski is currently playing he is too low, not too high.

Guy has 15 goals in 11 games. That's prime Messi-like numbers.

No idea why people always post goals without also posting effiency. Messi is the vastly more effecient scorer.

Not to mention a vastly better playmaker...


Did I rank him above Messi? No. I just said the numbers look like Messi.
In fact, he has the best goalscoring record of all top leagues.

For the moment, its ridiculous you have a guy like Hazard who hasnt even been in game shape so far this season over him in your top 15.

Wasn't my list. Just not sure what's the point of drawing a messi comparison here.
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Re: Top 15 players in the world? 

Post#672 » by Foye » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:00 pm

freethedevil wrote:
Foye wrote:
freethedevil wrote:No idea why people always post goals without also posting effiency. Messi is the vastly more effecient scorer.

Not to mention a vastly better playmaker...


Did I rank him above Messi? No. I just said the numbers look like Messi.
In fact, he has the best goalscoring record of all top leagues.

For the moment, its ridiculous you have a guy like Hazard who hasnt even been in game shape so far this season over him in your top 15.

Wasn't my list. Just not sure what's the point of drawing a messi comparison here.


My bad, was on the phone.

I was just saying if you look at the numbers those are Messi-numbers in terms of goals scored.
Not in any way a comparison to Messi. Just an indication Lewandowski is underrated at 14 rather than overrated because nobody ahead of him except for Messi produces those numbers. Now obviously, he is not a top 5 player - but should be in range 6-10 right now.

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