If you’re a fan of football, you probably enjoy watching current stars like Harry Kane or Mo Salah. However, it’s also fun to look ahead and see which players will join them in the ranks of greatness over the next few years. Here are our picks for the top football players in 2022.
The great Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese footballer who currently plays for Juventus F.C and is the current captain of the Portuguese national team.
Ronaldo was born in 1985, making him 34 years old at the time of writing this article. He was raised in Portugal and began playing football when he was seven years old. He trained at Sporting CP, where he played for several different youth teams before being promoted to the senior side at age 17. He has spent most of his career playing as an attacking midfielder or forward for both Juventus F.C and Manchester United FC; however, in recent years he has moved into a deeper role as an attacking central midfielder or winger instead (he’s still considered one of the best forwards on Earth). Ronaldo has won five Ballon d’Or awards since 2008; he also holds numerous other records dealing with scoring goals over time periods such as longest goal streak (40), most goals scored by a player under 23 years old during one season (35), highest average goal tally per game among players who have scored more than 50 goals across multiple seasons (0:83), etc.
Lionel Messi is an Argentine football player, who currently plays for FC Barcelona. He began his career at Newell’s Old Boys and moved to Spain at the age of 13 to join Barcelona.
With a total of over 700 goals scored in 732 matches for club and country, Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the best football players in the world. He has won five Ballon d’Ors (four consecutively), three Champions Leagues, eight La Liga titles, and six Copa Del Reys. He also holds numerous other records such as the most goals scored in La Liga history and most hat-tricks scored across all competitions during a season by any player since 1951-52. Throughout his career, he has been named “World’s Best Player” several times by different publications including France Football magazine which sponsors the FIFA World Player award which Lionel won twice as well as UEFA Club Footballer Of Year awarded by European Sports Media Group that he received back-to-back years starting from seasons 2012-13 through 2015-16.
You should know who these players are and what they have accomplished so far. If you don’t, then I encourage you to do some research on them! It’s important to keep tabs on these guys because they will be the future of our game.