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      PurpleMonkey
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      Who is the best player in World football?
      Jul 24, 2018 07:08:29 pm
      Nominees for best FIFA men's player award 2018.

      Cristiano Ronaldo
      Kevin De Bruyne
      Antoine Griezmann
      Eden Hazard
      Harry Kane
      Kylian Mbappe
      Lionel Messi
      Luka Modric
      Mohamed Salah
      Raphael Varane

      I assume the award is for player of the season?

      My top 3 would be, Messi (because of  his La Liga performances), Salah and De Bruyne, just can't decide. Had it not been World cup year, It would have been between, Messi and Salah.

      Can't really choose Mbappe because his league is a joke, and he wasn't PSG's best player, +  he didn't get too far in the CL. As for Modric, yeah, CL win and World cup finalists, but wasn't so great in La Liga.
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      Re: Who is currently the best player in World football?
      Reply #1: Jul 24, 2018 07:19:12 pm
      You say currently so has to be Ronaldo on the last 12 months. Age appears to be just a number to him.
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      Reply #2: Jul 24, 2018 07:24:11 pm
      You say currently so has to be Ronaldo on the last 12 months. Age appears to be just a number to him.

      He was a beast at the turn of the year, an absolute beast, but throughout the season, I would have to disagree and choose Messi, Salah or De Bruyne ahead of Ronaldo.
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #3: Jul 24, 2018 09:59:38 pm
      Ronaldo (unfortunately)
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #4: Jul 24, 2018 10:03:06 pm
      Messaldo
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #5: Jul 24, 2018 10:03:52 pm
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      Reply #6: Jul 24, 2018 10:08:28 pm
      Can’t believe Fellaini is not on the list  ;D
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #7: Jul 24, 2018 10:11:26 pm
      No idea.

      But Harry Kane isn't even the best player at his club never mind the entire World.
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      Reply #8: Jul 25, 2018 04:28:04 am
      Ronaldo hasn’t had the consistency over the year to win it, by his standards, he had a poor start to the season. But he’s probably the most popular and seeing as it’s a 12 month popularity contest between him and Messi, he will win it.
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #9: Jul 25, 2018 09:38:29 am
      Have to say Messi...
      If he played for Spain instead of Argentina one one would even question the fact that he seems not to rise to those standard when playing for country, and is more down to the fact that the system that he excels in at Barca bares no resemblance to that played be Argentina.

      The style in which Barca plays is the style Spain plays and if Messi played for Spain his goal tally would be very similar to his Club tally... Club wise I believe that the only two clubs Messi would show Barca like form are Man City and Arsenal who both try to emulate a tiki taka type system

      Ronaldo plays in a conventional type system and there for can fit his style into playing for most teams, but I believe would struggle at Barca, and Man City

      For Me, Top there players in the world

      1) Messi

      2) Ronaldo

      3) Suarez
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      Reply #10: Jul 25, 2018 09:39:50 am
      Can’t believe Fellaini is not on the list  ;D

       :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
      Plus one for that alone
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #11: Jul 25, 2018 01:50:40 pm
      Stupid question, as very often only the glamour players get picked, but often very good players who just get on with their job go unnoticed.
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      Reply #12: Jul 26, 2018 05:23:30 pm
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      Reply #13: Jul 26, 2018 07:01:36 pm
      I always look at these awards like this...I'm looking for one player to put on my team that would have the most chance of tipping the odds in favor of a win.

      With that in mind, you could certainly make a good case for Ronaldo, Messi or Salah at this point.

      Messi's defense is non-existent as is Ronaldo's, so I'm going with Salah.

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      Reply #14: Jul 27, 2018 07:42:39 am
      Can’t believe Fellaini is not on the list  ;D

      Opening post asking best player in the world not the worse.  ;D
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      Reply #16: Aug 28, 2018 04:37:02 pm
      Tough question. Obviously its either Messi or Ronaldo. Personally,  I choose Messi. I dont like CR's diving or his vanity. Messi is just a solid player who dribbles through defenders to score in the box, CR will dive instead of taking them on. Messi is a great and knows it. CR is a great but, has to tell everyone hes great.
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      Reply #17: Aug 28, 2018 06:03:28 pm
      Richarlison surely!!

      ;)
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #18: Aug 28, 2018 06:05:08 pm
      Salah for me.  If it wasn't for the injury it would have been clear cut.  But the injury shouldn't deny him.
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #19: Oct 08, 2018 03:19:34 pm
      2018 Ballon d'Or nominees

      Sergio Aguero    
      Alisson    
      Gareth Bale    
      Karim Benzema
      Edinson Cavani    
      Thibaut Courtois    
      Cristiano Ronaldo    
      Kevin De Bruyne    
      Roberto Firmino
      Diego Godin    
      Antoine Griezmann    
      Eden Hazard
      Isco
      Harry Kane    
      N'Golo Kante    

      Um, no Messi? Lol. Guess they didn't want him to win it. And even more surprising, no Modric? How about Bale on the list too, wtf? Also don't agree with Firmino, Godin, Kante & Kane being shortlisted.
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      Reply #20: Oct 08, 2018 03:31:13 pm
      1st Ronaldo
      2nd Hazard
      3rd De Bruyne

      Based on the list above
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #21: Oct 08, 2018 03:34:27 pm
      Where's Milner?
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      Reply #22: Oct 08, 2018 03:41:23 pm
      2018 Ballon d'Or nominees

      Sergio Aguero    
      Alisson    
      Gareth Bale    
      Karim Benzema
      Edinson Cavani    
      Thibaut Courtois    
      Cristiano Ronaldo    
      Kevin De Bruyne    
      Roberto Firmino
      Diego Godin    
      Antoine Griezmann    
      Eden Hazard
      Isco
      Harry Kane    
      N'Golo Kante    

      Um, no Messi? Lol. Guess they didn't want him to win it. And even more surprising, no Modric? How about Bale on the list too, wtf? Also don't agree with Firmino, Godin, Kante & Kane being shortlisted.

      Think there are 30 nominees in total
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      Reply #23: Oct 08, 2018 04:39:07 pm
      Think there are 30 nominees in total

      Ah yeah, apologies!!! Another 15 to go!
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      Reply #24: Oct 12, 2018 08:22:56 am
      Gabo from Disney 11 should be on that list without a doubt.....top skills on this kid.
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      Re: Who is the best player in World football?
      Reply #25: Oct 12, 2018 01:18:31 pm
      Come on mods! Be fair... When I said Henderson it got removed, but these two posts are allowed? Hmmm
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      Reply #26: Oct 12, 2018 03:44:51 pm
      Come on mods! Be fair... When I said Henderson it got removed, but these two posts are allowed? Hmmm

      That time of the month, crying arse?
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      Reply #27: Oct 12, 2018 05:59:46 pm
      Come on mods! Be fair... When I said Henderson it got removed, but these two posts are allowed? Hmmm

      Maybe they will do us all a favour and remove more of your posts to save our eyes the pain.
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      Reply #28: Oct 12, 2018 09:57:01 pm

      there cant be much doubt after seeing him destroy Tottingham single handed he was just incredible. As for dirty bollox he is damaged goods now.
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      Reply #29: Oct 12, 2018 10:02:29 pm
      VVD.

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