Welcome to the Guardian's choice of the world's top footballers for Led by Zico, Javier Zanetti and Gheorghe Hagi, our panel of. Partly this is because the way of the football world, with its insatiable desire for gossip and the next big thing, is more keen than ever to hype. Best Football Players Players. Stories 10 best defensive stars in Premier League · The 5 best Home The best players in the world in. Real Salt Lake Manchester United: Look up his amazing solo goal against Roma…. Retrieved 19 January Nick Ames Gabriel Jesus Manchester City19 Gabriel Jesus: Cristiano Ronaldo Forward, Midfielder.