The top 5 players that are technically skilled in football (October 2022)

Without any concentration, its normal that football fans will always cheer for spectacular performances from their favourite players or even opponent players who preforms extremely well. Technically rich players always hold a special place in the hearts of fans. 

Now adding to being incredible footballers, it was their exquisite handling of the ball that was adored the world over. On that note, let's list together the Top 5 technically skilled players in the world at the moment (August 2022).

1. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)

Without long intro, everybody knows Neymar is a player modeled after Brazilian soccer greats like Ronaldinho and Ronaldo Nazario, who are known for their samba flair and exceptional skill with the ball. The Paris Saint-Germain winger is a must-see whenever he has the ball at his feet. Neymar is so bold that he even successfully performs tricks on the training ground as well as in actual matches.

And it takes a lot of confidence in one's ability to perform such skills at the highest level of the sport of kings. Possessing Neymar's dribbling skills to stand out is essential as he is an extremely efficient dribbler. The superstar is one of the best strikers of the modern era and arguably the most technical player in the world right now.

2. Allan Saint-Maximin (Newcastle United)

The NUFC star, Allan Saint-Maximin's ability to hold the ball at his feet is unbelievable. His creativity while moving forward in attacking situations as well as dribbling past defenders is something to watch, and it makes him an experienced player for Newcastle United in the Premier League. attack. Unfortunately, the Frenchman's final product has yet to match the quality of his skill.

And even in the days of The Magpies playing conservative football under Steve Bruce, Saint-Maximin's tricks once lit up St. James Park and the Premier League. But under Eddie Howe, the 25-year-old is expected to take his role to the next level. Saint-Maximin certainly has potential and if he can further improve his other overall stats, he could become one of the most dangerous attacking players in the world.

3. Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona)

There are quite a few top players in the world who can shoot well with both feet. But there are very few players who can dribble well with both feet and Ousmane Dembele is one such phenomenon. Dembele is an extremely agile and slick winger, whose decision-making ability and direct execution of the hardest part of the final third make him one of the best strikers. best of the world.

Be aware that Dembele recently "disturbed" Juventus in a pre-season friendly with exquisite dribbling skills when scoring 2 goals with eye-catching solos. The Frenchman's skill set is full of "rhythms" and Dembele is also easily one of the most exciting players in the world to watch play.

4. Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain)

Legendary Lionel Messi is one of the best dribblers of all time. The unique thing about Messi in contrast to the other players on this list is that he is not a person who likes to make "tricks". The seven-time Ballon d'Or winner utilizes amazingly tight control, with dribbling and hip rotation to gain the upper hand against a better opponent.

Ex Barca star rarely makes the "jumps" and "La Croqueta" - a skill that is commonly used by his former teammate and legendary midfielder Andres Iniesta to become his signature. Messi only needed to move the ball from foot to foot to dodge a challenge before swerving past the attacking defender with his explosive speed.

5. Vinicius (Real Madrid)

Until the start of the 2021-22 season, Vinicius was seen as a nimble winger with plenty of flairs. But the thing about players like Vinicius is that as they improve technically they become unstoppable. The Brazilian winger upgraded his game with his finishing and coherence dramatically last season.

Base on records, He surely has scored 22 goals and provided 20 assists in 52 appearances in all competitions for Real Madrid in the 2021-22 season. But what makes Vinicius a "nightmare" for defenders is his ball control and dribbling skills. His low center of gravity allows him to make great turns and keep defenders in the dark when it comes to judgment, and fans love it.