Currently playing best left wingers in 2015
Left winger as the name suggest plays on the left side either as a midfielder or as an attacking left winger, and also sometimes support defenders at the left back. There are many big names in football history who played as the left such as Leonardo, Ronaldinho, Mcmanaman, Pires, and many great names of the late 80s or even back in the first half of the 20th century. This list, however features the current best left wingers in the world, in the year 2015.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
For the present time, Cristiano Ronaldo is considered as the best left wingers in the world.People can understand his value by a great number of achievements and awards that received in his career. He won three Ballon d’Or, European Golden Shoe, three Premier League titles, and more other awards, few considered him as the best strikers/left winger of all time. He is the top goal scorer of all time in the Portuguese soccer team. Sir Ferguson described his character and abilities with the following words:
We’ve had some great players at this club in my 20 years, but he’s up with the best.
–Sir Alex Ferguson
Currently, he is playing for Real Madrid as a left winger/striker.
- Arjen Robben
Arjen Robben plays in the Dutch international soccer team and the German club Bayern Munich. He is the second best left winger currently playing in football. He is dangerous, fast, and has multiple traits that makes him one of the best soccer players in the world. He is known for his dribbling skills, speed and his strong left side.
- Gareth Bale
He is a Welsh international soccer player, considered by many sport experts as the best left wingers in the world. He also plays for the Spanish League club, Real Madrid as a left winger. He started his career as a youth player in the Cardiff Civil Service. Then he moved into the youth team of Southampton becoming the second youngest youth player in Southampton football club. His career was improved further as he moved to the English Premier League Club of Tottenham HotSpur. Form Hotspur, he was transferred to Real Madrid at a fee of 83.5m euros as considered to be highest transfer paid by Real Madrid exceeding the previous transfer fee of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior or simply Neymar Junior is a Brazilian international soccer player, represent his team as a captain. He plays as a leading winger/attacker for the Brazil international soccer team. In 2011, he was a nominee of Ballon d’Or soccer titles coming at the 10th position. He is considered as one of the best strikers in the world, also plays for the Barcelona as a winger/striker. Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and Messi collectively describe him as:
he will be the best in the world
While Pele say about him as:
an excellent player — Pele
- Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard is considered as one of the best wingers in the world and few says about him as “the soccer currently best player” in the world. He is well known for his speed, agility, and game making ability. He is credited as the “superb passer” in soccer.
- Pedro Eliezer
Pedro is a Spanish footballer currently playing for the English Premier league club Chelsea as a Winger/striker. Pedro played in the Fifa 2010 world cup and won a few many caps. He scored more than 90 goals for the Spanish club, Barcelona. He is considered as among the best left wingers in football currently playing.
- Marco Reus
Master of many trades, Marco Reus is a German professional footballer, plays as a striker, winger or attacking midfielder. He is also a squad member in German Club Borussia Dortmund. He is well known for his sprinting, dribbling, and match-making skills.
Franz Beckenbauer accredits Marco Reus and his team-mate Mario Gotze in the following words:
…as a classic duo there is nobody better than the prolific Reus and Götze.
- James Rodriguez
With a number 10 at his back, James Rodriguez plays as a winger in Spanish club, Real Madrid. He was transferred from AS Monaco to join the Real Madrid team squad at a transfer fee of 80 million. He is the most expensive Colombian player of the history. He won the golden shoe in FIFA 2014 world cup. There are many other achievements in his career. He is one of the few players who can play both as a right winger and left winger, at the attacking or mid-side of the stadium.
- Dries Mertens
He is a Belgian national soccer attacking player and also plays for the Italian club, Napoli with a number 13 at his back. He won 30 caps in his international career as a Belgian Footballer. In Napoli, he received honors of Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana.
- Ezequiel Iván Lavezzi
Lavezzi is an Argentine international soccer player, with his main position as a striker/winger on the left. He is currently playing in Argentina and for the German club Paris Saint-Germain. He is best known for his dribbling, speed, and matchmaking skills. In his career, he won three League 1 title, two Coupe de la Ligue, and Coupe de France.
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