The football championship is the most watched and played sport in the world. There are a lot of players who have performed exceptionally well and won many trophies for their clubs. Every football player dream of becoming a professional. But there are some players who stand out from the rest and become legends. They have incredible skills, which help them become one of the best players in their team or even in the entire league. In order to be considered one of the top players in any football championship, you need to be able to perform at your very best on every occasion you get. So what exactly makes these players special? Here is a list of top best football championship player skills.
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional football championship player. He currently plays for the Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team as a forward or winger. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many experts, players, coaches, and commentators as the greatest of all time, he is known for his dribbling skills and ability to create chances out of nowhere. A five-time Ballon d’Or winner (a record), four-time FIFA World Player of the Year award winner (also a record), and three-time UEFA Champions League top scorer; Messi has won 29 trophies with Barcelona including eight La Liga titles, four UEFA Champions League titles among others. On 2nd June 2018, he became Barcelona’s all-time top scorer after surpassing Paulino Alcantara who had scored 369 goals from 1912-1925.
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, OIH (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional football Championship player who plays as a forward for the Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team. Often considered the best player in the world and widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Ronaldo has a record-tying five Ballon d’Or awards, four Golden Shoes, three FIFA World Player of the Year awards, and two UEFA Best Players in Europe Awards. He has won 28 trophies in his career, including five league titles, four UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Super Cups, two FIFA Club World Cups, and one Intercontinental Cup. In 2015, he became the first player ever to score 100 goals in European competitions (including those scored before its introduction), as well as the first player ever to reach 50 goals scored per season across all top-five leagues (Europe).
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. He began his career as a youth player for Santos before signing with Barcelona in 2013, where he made over 100 appearances for the club and won 23 trophies including five La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions League titles. In 2017 he was named FIFA’s Men’s Player of the Year after winning an unprecedented second European Golden Shoe award in three years by scoring 38 goals across all competitions during the 2016-17 season; he also finished runner-up behind Cristiano Ronaldo at both FIFPro World XI gala event held in January 2018 (where both players were also nominated) as well as Ballon d’Or gala event held later that year despite missing out on being named among top three finalists’ list due to injury concerns surrounding him during early stages of the voting process.
Luis Suarez is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team. Often regarded as one of the best strikers in the world, he has scored over 300 goals for club and country since beginning his career with Nacional in 2004. He moved to Europe to play for Groningen before joining Ajax, where he developed into an accomplished finisher with an impressive goalscoring record; he then moved to Liverpool where his prolific striking rate continued, during this period he won multiple Player of the Year awards as well as being named Premier League Player of the Season in 2013-14 after scoring 31 league goals (40 across all competitions).
Gareth Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for the Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He began his professional career at Southampton, playing as a left-back and earning acclaim as a free-kick specialist. During his time with the club, he was named Young Player of the Season for 2008-09 before moving to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007. Bale scored 17 goals in over 100 appearances for Spurs before signing for Real Madrid in 2013 for an undisclosed fee believed to be £85 million ($113 million), making him one of world football’s most expensive players ever at that point. In 2014 he won two awards: PFA Players’ Player of the Year (voted by his peers) and the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award (voted by journalists).
Luka Modric is a Croatian professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Croatia national team. He is a central midfielder who can also play as an attacking midfielder or an attacking defender. Luka Modric was born on September 9th, 1985 in Zadar, Croatia to father Vatroslav Modric (a former basketball player) and mother Mirjana Modrić. He has one brother named Ivan who is five years younger than him.
Football is a game of skill, intelligence, and stamina. It takes years of hard work to be able to play at the top level, but when you do get there it’s a great feeling. These are some of the best players in the world today and I hope that one day I will be able to play alongside them!