Base on what is going on in football right now, the number 10 shirt is always reserved for a team's playmaker. The ideal number 10 is a player who possesses a lot of dexterity and intelligence in the sport of kings. 

It is said that the position is the "architect" of the game and makes things happen in his team's favor thanks to his passing ability and great vision. On that note, let's list together the Top 5 players wearing the best number 10 shirt in the world in the current season (2022-23).

1. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)

We all know that Neymar is by far the best player in the world currently wearing the number 10 shirt. The Brazilian forward has been unstoppable in the new season. He has scored 7 goals and provided 6 assists in just 4 official matches so far. Operating with a more significant role in the new campaign, Neymar has been in brilliant form.

And he is at his best when facing opposing defenders, having beaten them and linked up with his teammates in and around the bottom third of the pitch. Neymar also possesses all the attributes like vision, technique, creativity and excellent passing that we associate with a No 10. He seems to be an irreplaceable player this season. and looks quite possibly PSG's lethal weapon.

2. Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Star and front man Luka Modric is a number 10. He is a modern-day legend and has played a key role in Real Madrid's five Champions League titles over the past nine seasons. Modric is one of the best central midfielders of all time and beat the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to win the 2018 World Ballon d'Or.

The Croatian player possesses exquisite technique and is also extremely intelligent. Despite being 36 years old, he is still an outstanding player in midfield and is always ready to disrupt the opposition defence. The star is at his peak as he plays a key role in midfield, controlling space and creating chances for his teammates.

3. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)

The Spurs star player, Harry Kane is one of the best strikers of his generation. The Tottenham Hotspur forward has had a slow start to the 2021-22 campaign, but has regained form in the second half of the season. He played an influential role in helping Spurs finish fourth in the 2021-22 Premier League and qualify for the Champions League.

Kane scored 27 goals and provided 10 assists in 51 appearances in all competitions for Antonio Conte's side last season. He has had a good start to the current Premier League campaign, having scored 2 goals in 3 appearances so far. Kane is one of the most complete strikers in world football. The Englishman also likes to play deep, recover the ball and move forward to create space.

4. Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)

Also, Lautaro Martinez is one of the best young strikers in the world right now. He is a striker of small stature but possesses great technique, the 25-year-old loves to run in front of the defenders and is also excellent at connecting with his teammates in area 1. The last third of the field.

He was reunited with his former team-mate Romelu Lukaku for the 2022-23 season after the pair played a key role in Inter Milan's Serie A title win in the 2020-21 season. Martinez wears the number 10 shirt for the Nerazzurri and is one of the best players to be given that honor in Europe at the moment. He scored 25 goals and provided four assists in 49 appearances in all competitions last season.

5. Leroy Sane (Bayern Munich)

The talented Leroy Sane is one of the best wingers in the world. He is fortunate to possess breakneck speed and excellent technical ability. The Germany international has had a fantastic season so far, scoring 14 goals and assisting 15 times in 45 appearances in all competitions for Bayern Munich.

Be also noted that Sane has also had a good start to the new campaign, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in 5 appearances in all competitions so far. He is a great asset to the Bavarians and Sane's decision-making in the bottom third of the field is also commendable.