There were many dramatic events in the year 2022. In that year, the World Cup was held in Qatar. Taking everything into account, the English newspaper Guardian chose the top 100 football players of the year. Where Lionel Messi, who won the World Cup for Argentina in Qatar, is the best football player.
The Guardian puts out a list of the 100 best footballers every year. This time wasn’t any different. This year, the list was chosen by a group of 206 people. Neymar is ranked 12th and Cristiano Ronaldo is ranked 51st. Besides Messi, the other four players in the top five are Kylian Mbappe , Karim Benzema , Erling Holland , and Luka Modric.
Messi played a great game that helped Argentina win the World Cup in Qatar. In the whole tournament, he scored 7 goals and set up 3 others. Kylian Mbappe, who came in second at the World Cup in Qatar, was in great shape. Mbappe scored 8 goals in the tournament, including a hat trick in the final. His Argentina, led by Messi, beat France in the final game.
Neymar had a great time playing club football, but he did not do well at the World Cup in Qatar. His team Brazil was knocked out of the tournament in the quarterfinals when they lost to Croatia. In the tournament, he scored two goals. On the other hand, Ronaldo’s team, Portugal, did not make it to the quarterfinals. In the final four, they lost to Morocco by a score of 1-0.