Top 100 Footballers At This Very Moment 2016-17 (October Update)

We know that you’re far too excited for the next fully discussed version of the Top 100 Footballers in The World list (Coming out on New Year’s Eve). So to keep you occupied in the mean time, here you can follow along with what is happening in the rankings with updates coming in every single month. For more information on how the formula works to rank players or who is on the fringes of the list, comment below.


This month sees the sad departure of Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik who torn his ACL during Poland’s 3-2 win over Denmark in World Cup Qualifying, while Chinese Super League star Hulk and Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho also depart. The three incoming players are Tottenham’s Dele Alli who has found his scoring touch again in the league, Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic who is currently the joint-top assist maker in the Premier League and Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino who just can’t stop scoring at the moment and is contributing massively to the Reds’ rise to the top of the table. Here is the Top 100 Footballers in the World at this very moment in time!

100. Daniel Carvajal 


99. Roberto Firmino  


98. Wayne Rooney 

Wayne Rooney Euro 2016

97. Juanfran

Juanfran Atletico Madrid legend

96. Grzegorz Krychowiak 

Grezegorz Krychowiak

95. Nemanja Matic 


94. Jose Callejon 


93. Fernandinho 

Manchester City v Sunderland - Premier League - Etihad Stadium

92. Aaron Ramsey 

Aaron Ramsey vs Russia

91. Juan Mata 

Juan Mata 3

90. Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette 2

89. Saul Niguez 

Saul Niguez.png

88. Mauro Icardi 


87. Santiago Cazorla 

Arsenal v Southampton - Premier League

86. Radja Nainggolan 

Radja Nainggolan 2

85. Jamie Vardy 

Jamie Vardy 5

84. Andrea Barzagli 

Andrea Barzagli

83. Dele Alli 


82. Thibaut Courtois 


81. Jordi Alba 

Jordi Alba 2

80. Alvaro Morata 

Alvaro Morata POTW

79. Harry Kane 

Harry Kane 3

78. Jan Oblak 


77. Romelu Lukaku 

Romelu Lukaku 4

76. Gabi Fernandez 

Gabi Fernandez 3

75. Marco Verratti 

Marco Verratti 3

74. Sadio Mane 


73. Toby Alderweireld 

Toby Alderweireld 4

72. Riyad Mahrez 

Riyad Mahrez 4

71. Filipe Luis 

Filipe Luis 3

70. Cesc Fabregas 


69. Nolito 


68. Raphael Varane 

Raphael Varane 3

67. Vincent Kompany 

Vincent Kompany 4

66. Willian 

Willian 3

65. Douglas Costa 

Douglas Costa 3

64. Thiago Alcantara 


63. Marek Hamsik 


62. Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso 1

61. Hugo Lloris 

Hugo Lloris 3.jpg

60. Laurent Koscielny 

Laurent Koscielny 3

59. Dani Alves 

Dani Alves Juventus.jpg

58. Javier Mascherano 


57. Ilkay Gundogan 

Manchester City v Borussia Monchengladbach - Champions League - Group C - Etihad Stadium

56. Raheem Sterling 


55. Andres Iniesta 

Andres Iniesta 3

54. Blaise Matuidi 

FOOTBALL : OM vs PSG - Ligue 1 - 05/04/2015

53. Pepe

Portugal v Austria - EURO 2016 - Group F

52. Henrikh Mkhitaryan 


51. James Rodriguez 

James Rodriguez 2

50. N’Golo Kante

Chelsea v West Ham United - Premier League

49. Marcelo 

Marcelo 3

48. Paulo Dybala 

Paulo Dybala 3.jpg

47. Koke 


46. Edinson Cavani 


45. Miralem Pjanic 


44. Gianluigi Buffon 

Juventus  - Manchester City

43. Marco Reus 

Marco Reus 1

42. Giorgio Chiellini

Juventus - Udinese

41. Philippe Coutinho 


40. Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva

39. Dimitri Payet 

Dimitri Payet 3

38. Gerard Pique 

Gerard Pique 4

37. Jerome Boateng 

Jerome Boateng 3

36. David De Gea

David De Gea

35. Diego Costa 

Diego Costa 3.jpg

34. Sergio Busquets 

Sergio Busquets 2

33. Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels vs. Werder Bremen

32. David Alaba 


31. Ivan Rakitic 

Ivan Rakitic 2

30. Franck Ribery 


29. Leonardo Bonucci 

Leonardo Bonucci 4

28. Sergio Ramos  

FOOTBALL : Fc Barcelone vs Real Madrid - liga - 22/03/2015

27. Paul Pogba 

Paul Pogba vs. Southampton

26. Arjen Robben 

Arjen Robben

25. Arturo Vidal 

Arturo Vidal v B Mnchengladbach.jpg

24. Karim Benzema 

Karim Benzema 3

23. Angel di Maria

Angel di Maria PSG.jpg

22. Gonzalo Higuain 


21. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 


20. David Silva 

David Silva 1

19. Diego Godin

Club Atletico de Madrid v Levante UD - La Liga

18. Zlatan Ibrahimovic 

Zlatan 2

17. Philipp Lahm 

Philipp Lahm 2

16. Alexis Sanchez 


15. Manuel Neuer 


14. Luka Modric 

Luka Modric 2

13. Eden Hazard 

Eden Hazard Chelsea legend

12. Mesut Ozil 


11. Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero 2 

10. Toni Kroos 


9. Kevin de Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne Legend

8. Thomas Muller 


7. Gareth Bale 

Gareth Bale.jpg

6. Robert Lewandowski 

Robert Lewandowski

5. Antoine Griezmann 

Antoine Griezmann again

4. Neymar 


3. Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez 1.jpg

2. Cristiano Ronaldo


1. Lionel Messi 


So there it is, the Top 100 Footballers in the World list at this very moment in time! We’ll see you again next month for the exact same thing.

For more information on who ranks where in the top 200-100, comment below.
For more information on why a player is ranked higher than another or on details on how exactly the formula score works, comment below as well.


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