With so many top performances already this season, Goal have moved to compile their annual list of the 25 best players in world football using a global voting system involving 44 editions.
Interestingly, no Manchester United player is named among Goal’s top 10 best footballers in the world
The only addition is Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes who is ranked 22nd on the list.
Top 10 best players in world football, according to Goal:
- Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
- Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
- Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
- Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
- Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)
- Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
- Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
- Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
- Sadio Mane (Liverpool)