The world has been blessed with Spanish football, a game played so skillfully it can be considered its own form of art.Spanish footballers has always lit the world of football wherever they play.Today we have made a list of 10 Best Spanish Football Players In The World Now.
Best Spanish Football Players In The World Now are
[nextpage title=”10″ ]
Jordi Alba is a regular starter for Spanish club FC Barcelona.Mainly a left-back and a player of great speed, he can also operate as a left winger.
Born in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Alba started his career in the youth ranks of FC Barcelona, but was released by the club in 2005.He then joined neighbouring UE Cornellà and, after almost two years, departed to Valencia CF where he finished his football education.After finishing his development at Valencia, rising to prominence in La Liga with the club. In 2012, he returned to Barcelona.
Alba represented Spain at the 2014 World Cup and two European Championships, having first appeared for the team in 2011.
[nextpage title=”9″ ]
Good in the air and at holding up the ball, with clinical finishing ability, quick feet and excellent movement, Morata drew comparisons to Real Madrid and Spain’s Fernando Morientes due to his playing style.
Alvaro Morata began his career at Real Madrid, making his debut with the senior team in late 2010 and going on to appear in 52 official games and scoring 11 goals, notably winning the 2014 Champions League. He then moved to Juventus for €20 million in 2014, winning the domestic double of Serie A and Coppa Italia in both of his seasons before being bought back for €30 million in the summer of 2016,after Real Madrid used their buy back clause.
A versatile and well-rounded forward, Morata is capable of playing as a main striker or linking up play between the lines, and can even play out wide on the wing. He is also an accurate penalty taker
[nextpage title=”8″ ]
Fàbregas came through La Masia, Barcelona’s youth academy, leaving at 16 when he was signed by English Premier League side Arsenal in September 2003.
Fabregas established himself as one of the key players at Arsenal,winning the Captain’s armband On 24 November 2008, 14 league games into the 2008–09 season.Fàbregas succeeded William Gallas as club captain.
Before the start of the 2010–11 season, there was intense media speculation about the Spaniard’s future, and in June 2010, a €35 million bid from Barcelona was rejected.But the gunners couldn’t hang onto him for long.On 15 August 2011, Barcelona signed Fàbregas for an initial fee of €29 million with a further €5 million in variables, plus Fàbregas would pay Arsenal €1 million a year from his wage for five years.
On 12 June 2014, Arsenal rivals Chelsea signed Fàbregas on a five-year contract for a fee in the region of €33 million. Arsenal fans were furiated on this decision,however Fabregas on his defence said that he wanted to rejoin Arsenal instead of Chelsea but Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger turned him down.
He was in top form in his first season at Chelsea and helped them in winning the league title.However with the change of manager in the summer Fàbregas was linked with a move away from the London.But new manager Antonio Conte convinced him to stay.It will be interesting to see how long can Chelsea keep Fabregas.
[nextpage title=”7″ ]
7.David de Gea
Manchester United’s star player,David de Gea was born in Madrid.He began his career aged 13 with Atlético Madrid and rose through the academy system at the club before making his senior debut in 2009. After being made Atlético’s first-choice goalkeeper, he helped the team win both the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup in 2010. His performances attracted the attention of Manchester United, whom he joined in June 2011 for £17.8 million, a British record for a goalkeeper.
Since joining United, De Gea has made over 200 appearances and won a Premier League winner’s medal in 2013, amongst a host of other honours.For three consecutive seasons from 2013–14 to 2015–16, he was elected as United’s Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year, the first player in the award’s history to win on three successive occasions.
He has been hailed as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
[nextpage title=”6″ ]
Chelsea’s striker Diego Costa is a Brazilian by birth and was naturalized through residence in his seven years in Spanish football. Internationally, Costa played twice for Brazil in 2013, but later declared his desire to represent Spain, having been granted Spanish citizenship in September 2013. He made his debut for his adopted nation in March 2014, and represented them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
His father named him in honour of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona despite the rivalry between the two nations (Argentina & Brazil).
Having signed for Chelsea in 2014,Costa has scored 42 goals in 63 apps.
[nextpage title=”5″ ]
Sergio Ramos captains Real Madrid and Spain national team.After emerging through Sevilla’s youth academy ,Ramos was purchased by Real Madrid in the summer of 2005, for €27 million, a record for a Spanish teenager. He won 12 major honours for the latter, also being one of La Liga’s top scorers from a defensive position.
His one of the most memorable moments with Real Madrid was on 24 May, in the final against Atlético Madrid,when he headed home in stoppage time to tie the game 1–1, and his team went on to win 4–1 in extra time to claim their tenth trophy in the competition; he was also chosen by fans as Man of the match.
On 17 August 2015,Ramos agreed a new five-year contract with Real Madrid, tying him to the club until 2020. He was also made captain after the transfer of Casillas to FC Porto.
On 28 May 2016, Ramos once again scored in a UEFA Champions League final against Atlético Madrid, putting Real ahead in the first half. After a second-half equalizer from Atlético, he then scored a penalty in the shoot-out which resulted in Real winning 5–3; thus, he lifted his first UEFA Champions trophy as a captain. He was named man of the match by UEFA after the game.
[nextpage title=”4″ ]
A product of Barça’s La Masia, Piqué initially left the club for Manchester United in 2004, where he remained for four years, before returning to Barça under Pep Guardiola’s leadership, helping the club win trebles in 2008–09 and 2014–15.
Piqué is a modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing. Due to his height and physical attributes, he is good in the air. Although he is primarily deployed as a centre back, he is a tactically versatile player who is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder; he has also been deployed as a sweeper on occasion, showing similarities to German legend, Franz Beckenbauer, thus earning the sobriquet “Piquénbauer” from fans and media alike. He has also occasionally been known to utilise his height as an additional attacking threat by advancing into more offensive positions.
Pique has won 6 La Ligas and 3 UEFA Champions Leagues amongst a host of other honours.
[nextpage title=”3″ ]
One of the most underrated players of the game,Busquets is usually deployed as either a central or defensive midfielder.Basquets is known for the pivotal midfield-anchor role that he plays for both Barcelona and the Spanish national side; a hard-working player, he excels at breaking down opposition plays due to his positional sense, defensive attributes, tactical intelligence, and ability to read the game.
He was born in Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Busquets began playing football with local team CD Badia del Vallès,followed by spells with CEF Barberà Andalucía, UE Lleida and UFB Jàbac Terrassa, before joining FC Barcelona’s youth ranks in 2005. He scored seven goals in 26 games for the Juvenil A team in his second season and, two years later, Busquets was promoted to the B-team under Pep Guardiola, and helped him achieve promotion to the third division. In that same season he would make his first-team debut, coming on as a substitute in a Catalonia Cup match.
Due to his vision, ball control, and accurate passing ability, he rarely relinquishes possession, and alongside Andrés Iniesta and Ivan Rakitić he plays an important role in setting his team’s tempo in midfield through his passing game.
[nextpage title=”2″ ]
David Silva is a Spanish international since the age of 20, he is one of eleven Spanish players to have amassed 100 caps and was an integral member of the squads that won three consecutive international tournaments — UEFA Euro 2008, the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2012.
Silva spent six years of his professional career with Valencia CF, appearing in more than 150 games and winning one Copa del Reyin 2008, before moving in the summer of 2010 to Manchester City.
Since joining City, Silva has appeared in over 250 matches and is in his seventh season at the club. He has won the FA Cup, two Football League Cups and two Premier League titles.He is one of the most consistent players in the league and is a fan favourite.
His passing ability and possession-retaining qualities have earned him the nicknames “Merlin” and “El Mago” from his team-mates and fans.
[nextpage title=”1″ ]
Iniesta serves as the captain for Barcelona. Iniesta originally started as a defensive midfielder, but his balance, ball control and agility allied with his skill on the ball saw him make progress as an attacking midfielder.
Iniesta came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy, after an early emigration from his birthplace, and impressed from an early age. He made his first-team debut aged 18 in 2002. He began playing regularly during the 2004–05 season and has remained in the team ever since. Iniesta was an integral part of the Barcelona sides that won two historic trebles in 2009 and 2015, and his 32 trophies make him the most decorated Spanish footballer of all time.
It concludes our list of Best Spanish Football Players In The World Now,please let us know your opinion in the comments below!