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1. Neymar Da Silva.

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2. James Troisi.

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3. Lionel Messi.

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4. Dries Mertens

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5. Robin Van Persie.

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6. Claudio Marchisio.

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7. Gerard Pique.

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8. Keisuke Honda

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9. Ezequiel “Pocho” Lavezzi.

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10. Raul Meireles.

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11. Sergio Ramos.


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12. Valon Behrami.


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13. Mats Hummels.

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14. Jack Wilshere.

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15. Graham Zusi.

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16. Giorgos Tzavelas.

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17. Gaston Ramirez.

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18. Miguel Veloso.

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19. Ciro Immobile.

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20. Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Honorable mention: Miguel Herrera.

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