Best Football Player In The World: Who Is The Best Football Player In The World Right Now? Best Football Player In The World 2020 Ranking and More!

by Shalini K | Updated December 22, 2020

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Best Football Player in the world? Is one of the difficult questions which always led to heated conversations and debates and Football is one of the most followed sports in the world has so many legendary players like Diego Maradona, Pele, Roberto Carlos and Johann Cruyff and much more? This topic never gets old, people always want to know who is on the list of the best football players in the world. To know more about the best football player in the world? scroll down this article.

Best Footballers of all time

People all around the world will go crazy for their favourite football teams and their favourite footballers. Since football has become a widely followed sport in the world, so many debates and fights are going on between fans on who the best player in the world is. The second we hear this question names like Diego Maradona, Pele, Roberto Carlos, and Johann Cruyff flashes in our minds. Late, Diego Maradona is undoubtedly one of the best Footballers that he has witnessed. He is very popular for his Goal scoring and flawless dribbling skills. Diego Maradona won the 1986 World Cup for Argentina. He also has a UEFA cup for Napoli. Pele is also one of the greats of the game. He is hailed as the goal-scoring machine, he scored around 1,282 goals overall. Roberto Carlos is one of the best midfielders of all time. But the heated up part comes when people ask for the best Football Players in the world who has an active career. 

Best Football Player in the World 2020

This is one of the difficult questions to answer irrespective of the time period. Names in the top three spots for this question is always fixed, the only thing that changes is the position of those names. Yes, the names in these spots are always fixed with Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. Lionel Messi is best known for his striking and dribbling skills. He has won five Ballon d’Ors. whereas Ronaldo is best known for his goal-scoring abilities. He is also called the goal-scoring machine. Ronaldo has uniqueness in his pace and physique. Robert Lewandowski is a Polish footballer who plays for Bayern Munich in Bundesliga. He is one of the aggressive strikers to play this year. 

Best Football Player in the World 2020 Ranking

The international governing body FIFA conducted the Best FIFA Football Awards 2020 which was held on 17 December 2020. The Event was conducted virtually to avoid the spreading of COVID-19. The list of Best football players in the world 2020 are given below:

Best FIFA Men’s Player

Rank Name Club(s) played for National team Points
1 Robert Lewandowski  Bayern Munich  Poland 52
2 Cristiano Ronaldo  Juventus  Portugal 38
3 Lionel Messi  Barcelona  Argentina 35
Other candidates
4 Sadio Mané  Liverpool  Senegal 29
5 Kevin De Bruyne  Manchester City  Belgium 26
6 Mohamed Salah  Liverpool  Egypt 25
7 Kylian Mbappé  Paris Saint-Germain  France 19
8 Thiago  Bayern Munich
 Liverpool
 Spain 17
9 Neymar  Paris Saint-Germain  Brazil 16
10 Virgil van Dijk  Liverpool  Netherlands 13
11 Sergio Ramos  Real Madrid  Spain 7

The Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper

Rank Name Club(s) played for National team Points
1 Manuel Neuer  Bayern Munich  Germany 28
2 Alisson  Liverpool  Brazil 20
3 Jan Oblak  Atlético Madrid  Slovenia 12
Other candidates
4 Keylor Navas  Paris Saint-Germain  Costa Rica 5
5 Marc-Andréter Stegen  Barcelona  Germany 4
6 Thibaut Courtois  Real Madrid  Belgium 3

The Best FIFA Men's Coach

Rank Name Team(s) managed Points
1  Jürgen Klopp  Liverpool 24 (won based on more votes from national team coaches)
2  Hans-Dieter Flick  Bayern Munich 24
3  Marcelo Bielsa  Leeds United 11
Other candidates
4  Zinedine Zidane  Real Madrid 9
5  Julen Lopetegui  Sevilla 4

Best Football Player in the World - FAQs

1. Who holds 5 Ballon d’Ors?

Messi hold 5 Ballon d'Ors.

2. Who is the best footballer in the world 2020?

Robert Lewandowski was named The Best FIFA Men's Player 2020 which held on December 17 2020.

3. Who is the most handsome footballer in the world 2020?

Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be the most handsome footballer in the world 2020.

4. Who is the richest player in 2020?

Lionel Messi was announced to be the richest Player of 2020 with 126 million dollars.


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