Football is a sport loved by people all over the world. Football is played by 185 nations all over the world. Football is a game which has spread far and wide in our current generation. Clubs have been developed in every country and they battle against each other to determine which club is the best.
Clubs play against each other in their country and they travel across the seas to play against other countries as well. In this generation, Football is the most viewed sport in the world.
The top five famous footballers of 2017 are:
Lionel Messi was born on 24 June 1987 in Argentina. Lionel Messi is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina National Team.
He is known as the best player of all time. Messi is FC Barcelona's all-time top goal scorer, youngest player to score two hundred La Liga goals in the world.
He has won 5 La Ligas, the most by any player in the world. He has also won three champion leagues.
Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985. His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, he is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and also plays for his Portugal National team.
He is also one of the best players to have graced this earth. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are always compared to each other.
He has won 4 La Ligas in the Spanish league. He is also the leading goal scorer for Real Madrid and Portugal team.
Neymar Jr was born on 5 February 1992. His full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior.
He is a professional football player who used to play for the prestigious club FC Barcelona but now has transferred to Paris Saint German and also plays for his Brazil National team.
This year he has been transferred for a whopping amount of 222 million dollars to Paris Saint German.
In the Rio Olympic finals, neymar has scored the final goal and lead his team to victory, winning the gold medal. Neymar Jr has often been called the prodigy of football, he's just a natural to ever play football.
Gareth Bale was born on 16th July 1989. He is a professional football player who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and also for his Wales National team.
His full name is Gareth Frank Bale. He plays as a midfielder for his club and rotates his position according to the team's needs.
He was bought as the most expensive player for the Real Madrid club.
Robert Lewandowski was born on 21st August 1989.
He is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Bayern Munich. He also plays for his Poland National team and he is the captain for his National Team.
He is famous for his 5 goals in a match.