World Cup 2014: Top Players

Football world cup has begun. The entire world is under the spell of world’s most popular game. Nothing can match the pleasure, excitement and drama of watching a football game. With defending champions Spain’s fastest exit and England’s ouster, this has become one of the most interesting world cups ever. The top players to watch out for in this tournament are:

Lionel Messi

Argentina

Lionel Messi world cup 2014

This Argentinian footballer is one of the greatest players of the world. He holds the record of winning maximum number of FIFA world player of the year awards (4 times). People call him Diego Maradona’s successor because of his outstanding goal scoring history and extraordinary skill to dribble past the opponent.

Luis Suarez

Uruguay

suarez world cup 2014

Despite of being involved in various controversies, this Uruguay striker has proved that he is one of the world’s best players. He underwent a minor knee surgery four weeks ago but it did not stop him from giving a match winning performance against England.

Neymar

Brazil

neymar world cup 2014

The 22 year old Neymar da Silva Santos, became star for Santos FC after winning 4 straight Player of the Year awards. In 2011, he led Santos to its first Copa Libertadores championship in forty eight years. In the 2013 Confederation Cup, he led Brazil to a glorifying victory.

James Rodriguez

Columbia

james world cup 2014

Rodríguez’s has received a lot of applause for his talent. He is ranked as one of the best young players of the world. He became the first Columbian player to win the LPFP award for Breakthrough Player of 2011-12 at the age of twenty.

Karim Benzema

France

karim world cup 2014

Karim Benzema gave an outstanding match winning performance against Switzerland and proved that he is in form.

Mario Balotelli

Italy

mario world cup 2014

This enigmatic Italian attacker can finish, pass and run with the best in the world.

Arjen Robben

The Netherlands

The 30 year old winger is a seasoned player and known for his unique dribbling skills and scoring spectacular goals.

arjen world cup 2014

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