Welcome to the ninth edition of FourFourTwo'sBest 100 Football Players in the World. We'll be revealing the cream of the footballing world over the next five days, with FFT's best player in the world crowned on Friday.
Tune in throughout the week to see who makes (or indeed doesn't make) our list for 2015. The editorial team have argued long and hard over who should and shouldn't feature this year, taking in the views of our long list of correspondents from all four corners of the globe. (Do globes have corners? They do now.
Here you will find the full list from 100-1, plus analysis, long reads, art, quizzes, videos, interviews and more... and don't forget to get involved by giving us your view. Use the hashtag #FFT100.
- 10 • 9 • 8 • 7 • 6 • 5 • 4 • 3 • 2 • 1
- The small print: how we chose the #FFT100 list
- Giovinco: How he dazzled at Toronto FC and is helping MLS take the next step
- The incredible rise of Harry Kane
- The 12 most exciting U19 players: future #FFT100 stars?
- The nearly men: 24 stars who could make the #FFT100 next year
- How Raheem Sterling can take his game to the next level
- How Douglas Costa established himself as this season's most exciting player
- Zlatan's 5 most significant goalscoring games
- How Messi's game has evolved
- Messi vs Ronaldo settled! The numbers that prove exactly why Leo is the best
- The top ten players in the world
- Revealed: the most popular football boots of the best players in the world
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Joe is the Deputy Editor at FourFourTwo, having risen through the FFT academy and been on the brand since 2013 in various capacities.
By weekend and frustrating midweek night he is a Leicester City fan, and in 2020 co-wrote the autobiography of former Foxes winger Matt Piper – subsequently listed for both the Telegraph and William Hill Sports Book of the Year awards.
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