Messi, Ronaldo, Robben, Drogba and Rooney Top Footballers

Spain’s La Liga has the top two players in European football in Castrol’s Player Rankings -Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) occupy the first two positions in the current rankings. Arjen Robben of Bayern Munich claims the third place.

The Premier League provides eight of the top stars - Didier Drogba in fourth place. La Liga and the Bundesliga provide five apiece.

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CASTROL RANKINGS – TOP 20

RANK PLAYER POSITION CLUB CASTROL RANKINGS POINTS
1 LIONEL MESSI FW BARCELONA 1,171
2 CRISTIANO RONALDO FW REAL MADRID 958
3 ARJEN ROBBEN MF FC BAYERN MÜNCHEN 914
4 DIDIER DROGBA FW CHELSEA 905
5 WAYNE ROONEY FW MANCHESTER UNITED 896
6 GONZALO HIGUAÍN FW REAL MADRID 890
7 FRANK LAMPARD MF CHELSEA 870
8 LUCAS BARRIOS FW BORUSSIA DORTMUND 859
9 FLORENT MALOUDA MF CHELSEA 856
10 IVICA OLIC FW FC BAYERN MÜNCHEN 837
11 DANI ALVES DF BARCELONA 825
12 ALEX DF CHELSEA 821
13 DAVID VILLA FW BARCELONA 812
14 MATS HUMMELS DF BORUSSIA DORTMUND 809
15 ANDREY ARSHAVIN MF ARSENAL 804
16 TEDDY RICHERT GK SOCHAUX 794
17 TONI KROOS MF FC BAYERN MÜNCHEN 793
18 JERMAIN DEFOE FW TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 792
19 NICOLAS ANELKA FW CHELSEA 789
19 ALEXANDRE PATO FW MILAN 789