Cristiano Ronaldo had to settle for sitting in second in a row of the world's best 100 players released by The Guardian . Real Madrid left -wing is still less compared to Lionel Messi , who along with 10 other players from Barcelona , the master list .
Compiled by 15 analysts in a first-class international football affairs , apart from Lionel Messi , the list of 100 world's best player version of The Guardian includes the name of Andres Iniesta , Neymar , Xavi Hernandez , and each is ranked five , six , and eight . Meanwhile , Alexis Sanchez Barcelona became the last player on the list by going to the order of 95 .
Under Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo , Zlatan Ibrahimovic there ( PSG ), which is ranked third . Franck Ribery ( Bayern Munchen ) is much the favorite to win the Ballon d'Or in 2013 , only to be in the top four . Meanwhile , Gareth Bale purchased by Real Madrid for a world transfer record , was ranked seventh .
Luis Suarez ( Liverpool ) into a top Premier League player included in this list . He is ranked ninth ; notch above Sergio Aguero ( Manchester City ) . Names such as Robin Van Persie , Mesut Ozil , and Yaya Toure failed to enter the top ten in a row .
Manuel Neuer , goalkeeper mainstay Bayern Munich , becoming the highest ranked goalkeeper in this list . Being in position 22 , he was two levels above Gianluigi Buffon ( Juventus ) .