Британская газета Daily Mail составила список 100 лучших футболистов мира, в котором поставила португальского нападающего мадридского "Реала" Криштиану Роналду на первое место. 

На второе место журналисты поставили аргентинского нападающего "Барселоны" Лионеля Месси, третьим в списке стал другой нападающий "Барселоны" - бразилец Неймар. Четвертое место занял еще один форвард "Барселоны" уругваец Луис Суарес, а пятым стал валлиец Гарет Бэйл из "Реала". Таким образом, издание признало пятью лучшими игроками мира только футболистов двух испанских клубов.

В составе мадридского "Реала" Роналду становился двукратным победителем Лиги чемпионов, Суперкубка УЕФА, чемпионом Испании, двукратным обладателем Кубка Испании, а также выигрывал Суперкубок страны. В составе сборной Португалии Роналду стал чемпионом Европы 2016 года.

На 73 месте расположился бывший полузащитник "Шахтера" Генрих Мхитарян из "МЮ".

100: Petr Cech, Arsenal, Goalkeeper

99: Son Heung-min, Tottenham, forward 

98: William Carvalho, Sporting Lisbon, midfielder

97: Marcus Rasahford, Manchester United, striker

96: Miralem Pjanic, Juventus, midfielder

95: Samir Handanovic, Inter Milan, goalkeeper 

94: Stephan Lichtensteiner, Juventus, defender

93: Grzegorz Krychowiak, PSG, midfielder 

92: Ezequiel Lavezzi, Hebei China Fortune, forward

91: Carlos Bacca, AC Milan, striker

90: Carlos Tevez, Boca Juniors, striker

89: Ander Herrera, Manchester United, midfielder

88: Mauro Icardi, Inter Milan, striker

87: Kurt Zouma, Chelsea, defender

86: Javier Pastore, PSG, midfielder

85: Xabi Alonso, Bayern Munich, midfielder

84: Jordi Alba, Barcelona, defender

83: Jardy Vardy, Leicester City, striker

82: Eric Bailly, Manchester United, defender

81: Ilkay Gundogan, Manchester City, midfielder

80: Thibaut Courtois, Chelsea, goalkeeper

79: Alvaro Morata, Real Madrid, striker

78: Radja Nainggolan, Roma, midfielder

77: Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal, defender

76: Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich, midfielder

75: Juan Mata, Manchester United, midfielder

74: Douglas Costa, Bayern Munich, midfielder 

73: Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Manchester United, midfielder 

72: Dele Alli, Tottenham, midfielder 

71: Blaise Matuidi, PSG, midfielder

70: Wayne Rooney, Manchester United, striker

69: Mats Hummels, Bayern Munich, defender

68: Toby Alderweireld, Tottenham, defender

67: Santi Cazorla, Arsenal, midfielder

66: Mario Gotze, Borussia Dortmund, midfielder

65: Javier Mascherano, Barcelona, midfielder

64: Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea, midfielder 

63: Paulo Dybala, Juventus, striker

62: Anthony Martial, Manchester United, striker

61: N'Golo Kante, Chelsea, midfielder

60: Koke, Atletico Madrid, midfielder 

59: Marco Veratti, PSG, midfielder

58: Jan Oblak, Atletico Madrid, goalkeeper

57: Granit Xhaka, Arsenal, midfielder 

56: Marcelo, Real Madrid, defender

55: Alexandre Lacazette, Lyon, striker

54: Robert Firmino, Liverpool, midfielder

53: Raheem Sterling, Manchester City, forward

52: Dani Alves, Juventus, defender

51: Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City, midfielder 

50: Hugo Lloris, Tottenham, goalkeeper

49: Arjen Robben, Bayern Munich, midfielder

48: Saul Niguez, Atletico Madrid, midfielder 

47: Arturo Vidal, Bayern Munich, midfielder

46: Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus, goalkeeper

45: Harry Kane, Tottenham, striker

44: Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool, forward

43: Dimitri Payet, West Ham, forward

42: Raphael Varane, Real Madrid, defender

41: Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund, forward

40: Angel di Maria, PSG, midfielder 

39: Ivan Rakitic, Barcelona, midfielder

38: James Rodriguez, Real Madrid, forward

37: Gerard Pique, Barcelona, defender

36: Leonardo Bonucci, Juventus, defender

35: Sergio Busquets, Barcelona, midfielder

34: Thiago Silva, PSG, defender

33: Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich, defender

32: Diego Godin, Atletico Madrid, defender

31: Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid, defender

30: Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal, forward

29: David Alaba, Bayern Munch, defender

28: Toni Kroos, Real Madrid, midfielder

27: Edinson Cavani, PSG, striker

26: Giorgio Chiellini, Juventus, defender

25: David Silva, Manchester City, forward

24: Gonzalo Higuain, Juventus, striker

23: Luka Modric, Real Madrid, midfielder

22: Pepe , Real Madrid, defender

21: Karim Benzema, Real Madrid, striker

20: Thomas Muller, Bayern Munich, striker

19: Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid, striker

18: Eden Hazard, Chelsea, forward

17: Diego Costa, Chelsea, striker

16: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund, striker

15: David de Gea, Manchester United, goalkeeper

14: Mesut Ozil, Arsenal, forward

13: Jerome Boateng, Bayern Munich, defender

12: Kevin de Bruyne, Manchester City, forward

11: Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, forward

10: Paul Pogba, Manchester United, midfielder

9: Andres Iniesta, Barcelona, midfielder

8: Manuel Neuer, Bayern Munich, goalkeeper

7: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester United, striker

6: Sergio Aguero, Manchester City, striker

5: Gareth Bale, Real Madrid, forward

4: Luis Suarez, Barcelona, striker

3: Neymar, Barcelona, forward

2: Lionel Messi, Barcelona, forward

1:  Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid, forward



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