Midfielder are vital part of the team they create chances for their forwards and also give cover to the defence not only they create but also score goals for their team. Here are the top 7 midfielders in world football:
Xavi Hernandez is one of the best midfielder of the world and there is no doubt about it he is probably the most complete midfielder around. Xavi is a pass master his passing ability and the amount of Chances can create him during the game makes him the best of the best. He is genuine midfielder who can create chances and often score important goals for the team.He is the heart &soul of both Barcelona and Spain. Xavi has the best passing rate in the world almost 95% of his passes are successful .Due to his performances he was nominated for FIFA player of the year award twice. At 33, he is still going strong and one of the best in the business….
2.Andres Iniesta (Barcelona&Spain)
If anyone knows about Xavi he will definately be familiar with other name Andres Iniesta who is probably the best attacking midfielder in the world. Iniesta poses great skill he is a magician his dribbling skills are superb which causes many problems to defenders and also has a habit of scoring important goals like he is scored the one and only goal in 2010 world cup final for Spain. He is truly a class player and that is why he was shortlisted for fifa player of the year award along with Messi and Ronaldo. Last season he was the leading assist maker across Europe with 15 assists. His partnership with Messi is incredible he was also the best player of UEFA Euro 2012.
3.Bastian Schweinstiger (Germany&Bayern Munich)
Bastian Schweinstiger is one of the midfielders in the world and he is performing consistently well for both Bayern munich and Germany. He is one of the best defensive midfielders of the world. He already won many titles with Bayern Munich last season was his break through season with Bayern Munich in which he won bundesliga, Uefa Champions League and DFB pokal. Solid and reliable at the back and impressive while going at offense. Still got some years to play but he is a world class midfielder
4.Mesut Özil.(Real Madrid & Germany)
Mesut Ozil was one of the star performers in 2010 world cup and due to his performances in that world cup he caught the eye of Real Madrid who then signed him from Werder Bremen in a bargain fee of £15m. At Real Madrid he flourished as one of the most creative midfielders in the world and formed a deadly partnership with Christiano Ronaldo. Ozil is an assist machine he already racked up more than 60 assist in just 3 seasons.No doubt about his quality and vision he is a great goal scorer as well. He is also the important part of young German national team. He continues to improve himself and by time he will get better and better.
5.Juan mata ( Chelsea&Spain)
Juan Mata is one of the best midfielders in the premier league after arriving from Valencia two years he is now one of the star players at Chelsea. Mata is not only an assist maker but he is also a great goal scorer as well scoring 32 goals and 58 assist in just 119 appearances .He was also Chelsea’s player of year for the last two seasons. Mata has a great vision and good passing ability and can create chances at will he is also an important part star studded midfield at Spain. If Chelsea are to win the title form of Juan Mata will be crucial.
6.Micheal Carrick ( Manchester United)
If Robin Van Persie was the most important player for Manchester United last season then micheal Carrick was equally important . He is often overlooked and one of the most under rated players in PL. Carrick played brilliantly well last season probably the best of his carrier he was the most influential player for United in the midfield defensively solid and also giving key passes in the attack. His vision has lead to many goals for Man united and he was also selected as United’s players player of the season.
7.Franck Ribery ( Bayern Munich & France)
Last year Bayern munich dominated at both European and domestic level and Franck Ribery was one of their best player. He has great speed and skills and can create many chances for his teammates. He is technically very good, also he can play either side of the wing. Goal.com website rates him the 2nd best player of 2012-13 season behind Lionel Messi that shows how successful he was in last season he was highest rated player in Bundesliga last season.He is also a important member French national team and he is their star player in the midfield. Simply Franck Ribery is in the form of his friend at the moment and he will only get better.