Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Neymar among top 50 best players, Ronaldo ranked 7th

Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Neymar among top 50 best players, Ronaldo ranked 7th

- Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski top the charts of the 50 best performing players presently

- The likes of Atalanta's Josip Ilicic, Neymar and Joshua Kimmich completed the top five list

- Cristiano Ronaldo finished in a disappointing seventh position according to FootballCritic

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Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski are currently the best performing footballers in the globe according to FootballCritic.

The Barcelona captain was La Liga's topscorer for last season but failed to win any trophy last season with La Blaugrana.

Despite Messi trophyless campaign, the 33-year-old has begun the new season on a promising note helping Barcelona to two league wins and a draw.

Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Neymar among current 50 best performing players, Ronaldo 7th
Lionel Messi, Lewandowski, Neymar among current 50 best performing players, Ronaldo 7th. Photo by Marcelo Endelli, Pawel Andrachiewicz/PressFocus/MB Media and Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto
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On the other hand, Lewandowski was the highest goalscorer in the whole of Europe helping Bayern win an incredible treble last term.

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The rankings for the 50 best players were put together using its algorithm and the likes of Messi, Lewandowski, Josip Ilicic, Neymar and Joshua Kimmich finished in the top five.

According to FootballCritic here are the 50 best-performing players in world football currently

50. Juan Cuadrado (Juventus): 87 rating

49. Ricardo Pereira (Leicester City): 87 rating

48. Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid): 87 rating

47. Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich): 88 rating

46. Sergio Busquets (Barcelona): 88 rating

45. Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo): 88 rating

44. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund): 88 rating

43. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan): 88 rating

42. Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan): 88 rating

41. Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich): 88 rating

40. Achraf Hakimi (Inter Milan): 88 rating

39. Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig): 88 rating

38. Juan Musso (Udinese): 88 rating

37. Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan): 89 rating

36. Jordi Alba (Barcelona): 89 rating

35. Duvan Zapata (Atalanta): 89 rating

34. Santi Cazorla (Al Sadd): 89 rating

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33. Dayot Upamecano (RB Leipzig): 89 rating

32. Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich): 89 rating

31. Gerard Moreno (Villarreal): 89 rating

30. Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim): 89 rating

29. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal): 89 rating

28. Jesus Navas (Sevilla): 89 rating

27. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund): 89 rating

26. Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta): 90 rating

25. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid): 90 rating

24. Sven Bender (Bayer Leverkusen): 90 rating

23. Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo): 91 rating

22. Joao Cancelo (Manchester City): 91 rating

21. Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid): 91 rating

20. Kai Havertz (Chelsea): 91 rating

19. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur): 91 rating

18. Sadio Mane (Liverpool): 91 rating

17. Gerard Pique (Barcelona): 91 rating

16. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid): 92 rating

15. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City): 92 rating

14. Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich): 93 rating

13. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain): 93 rating

12. Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur): 93 rating

11. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): 93 rating

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10. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United): 93 rating

9. Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool): 93 rating

8. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City): 94 rating

7. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus): 94 rating

6. Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid): 96 rating

5. Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich): 96 rating

4. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain): 98 rating

3. Josip Ilicic (Atalanta): 98 rating

2. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich): 99 rating

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona): 99 rating

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Gerard Deulofeu believes Ronaldinho is the greatest footballer ever ahead of his former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi, Daily Mail reports.

The Udinese midfielder shared the same dressing room with Messi a few seasons back, described the Brazilian legend as an incredible person.

The Spain international who is currently on loan to Serie A from Championship side Watford, still believes he is the 2002 World Cup winner holds the aces.

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