There are plenty of individuals who are thriving on a passion for the sport. Football is one such game for which the craze never fades. From the everyday grind of life, it serves as an entertainment and sport of sheer thrill and joy. So, when it comes to the world cup, the excitement of the nation reaches a level beyond comprehension. The football fever is on now that the world cup is approaching.
The entire focus of the world is going to shift to Russia now. FIFA world cup, this year is being held here, and various world cup predictions are attached to it. There will be adventure, anxiety, sorrow, and a lot of entertainment and drama. For the next one month, 32 teams shall battle for the title of FIFA World Cup Champions.
Every sports lover has his/her favorite players, and people love so many football players and can’t miss watching playing them live. Thee keep waiting for FIFA world cup so that they can see them and encourage them. This guide is all about some players who have become quite popular all across the globe.
Let’s take a glance at the Top 7 Players whom most people are die-hard fans of when it comes to football.
- Cristiano Ronaldo – Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH, ComM is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. Cristiano Ronaldo has the most goals scored (120) of all-time in the European Cup and UEFA Champions League.
- Neymar – Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer. He was the Olympic silver medal winner in 2012 and Gold Medal winner in the year 2016. He plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint – Germain and the Brazil national team.
- Lionel Messi – Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team. Lionel Messi has the second-most goals scored (100) of all-time in the European Cup and UEFA Champions League.
- Eden hazard – Eden Michael Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and as a wide midfielder. He is regarded as the Chelsea star.
- James Rodriguez – James David Rodríguez Rubio, simply known as James, is a Colombian professional footballer. Rodriguez plays as a winger or an attacking midfielder for German club Bayern Munich from Real Madrid and is the captain of the Colombia national team. James became quite well known in Europe during his time at Porto as he won several trophies and individual awards during his three years at the club.
- Salah – Making his debut with the senior national team, Mohamed Salah in 2011, he helped Egypt reach the final of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. An Egyptian professional footballer Mohamed Salah Ghaly plays as a forward for English club Liverpool and the Egyptian national team. He became the top scorer during CAF qualification to assist the team qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
- Antoine Griezmann – Antoine Griezmann ranks fourth among UEFA European Championship goal scorers by total goals scored. He is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the French national team.
With a series of world cup predictions associated with 2018 FIFA, these players shall be worth-watching for among all the 32 team players.