In modern-day football became extra competitive, the top footballing teams plays generally two to three matches in a week and the recent generation players also need to pull their extra string to cope with the pressure.
Over the decades the footballing community and the fans around the world have witnessed many superstars who always glittered the stage with their mindboggling performances for their respective teams.
There were some players who put their mark on the game, players like Diego Maradona, Pele, Johan Cruyff, and many other legends are there, but in the modern-day generation players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo has achieved some staggering records for their clubs and individual as well.
Now most of the European Big clubs have one marquee player in their squad and they are the fan favorites also because of their rare off talents, and today in this article we will going to discuss about the top 5 best football players in 202o.
According to onlinehindinews.in, the 5 players we have shortlisted are purely based on their performance for their respective team in the last season in their domestic league and in the European Competition.
5. Kevin De Bruyne:
Last season the Belgium International failed to win any trophy with his side but his performances for his side was telegraphic, but his team’s poor defensive form cost them the Champions League and also the FA Cup as well where they were the favorites to win the game but got eliminated by Lyon and by Arsenal.
De Bruyne is the player who generally sinks the attack and the midfield in the Manchester City team and he is the one who maintains the attacking prowess in the team, last season also the Belgium international has scored 16 goals for his side in all competition.
In the Champions League match against Real Madrid, De Bruyne was the protagonist for the Manchester City team and his performance inspired everyone on the pitch.
4. Sadio Mane:
In the 2019 Ballon d’Or race, Sadio Mane was voted for the first spot behind the Argentine star Lionel Messi, it was a something which proves his worth as a player though on the pitch he has done more than his fair.
Sadio Mane is a player, who is very consistent on the pitch for the Liverpool side and also he has a good eye for goal, last season he struck 22 goals for the Liverpool side in all competition and his form helped the Reds to claim their first EPL trophy after three decades.
In front Sadio Mane, Firmino, and Salah have a great understanding and in the previous year also his consistent form helped the Liverpool side to claim the Champions League.
3. Lionel Messi:
Though last season did not go well for Lionel Messi at Barcelona, and he failed to win any silverware with his side and their blatant performance against Bayern Munich in the Champions League which he would love to erase from his memory but still Lionel Messi is a player whom you cannot put aside from this list.
Last season his performance was not that bad at Barcelona rather as a team Barcelona squad needs to improve to support him, the Argentine superstar has scored 31 goals for his team in all competition and also assisted some crucial ball for his teammates.
This season, Lionel Messi Finally agreed to sign a contract with the Barcelona side and he is shaping up with the new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo:
When the new season started the superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was 35 years old, haters though the Portuguese international lost his touch and due to fatigue he was also benched by the former Juventus coach Sarri on quite occasions.
As always the superstars shut the mouth of his haters with a brilliant performance for the Juventus side and he is the spearhead of the Juventus’s attack and last season he has scored 37 goals for his side and also claimed his second Serie A title in back to back years.
On the International level also Ronaldo is now chasing Ali Daei’s 108 International goals and he is just 7 goals shorts to match up with him.
Though this season his focus will be to put his hands on the Champions League under their new coach Pirlo.
In Europe, at this moment there is no better goal scored than Robert Lewandowski. Last season Robert Lewandowski was at his best and he was the target man for the Bayern side in front of their counterpart’s box.
Last season the Polish international scored 55 goals for the German giants in his 47 appearances and his performance in the Champions League was outstanding against Barcelona.
Last season Robert Lewandowski won the treble with Bayern Munich and he was pivotal for them in each and every competition, and also because of his performance this season he was also nominated among the top three players for the European Golden Shoe award.