Top 10: Stars of the 21st Century
Football's greatest stars since the turn of the century - ranked in order
We can all count ourselves incredible fortunate to have been able to watch these star-name footballers on a weekly basis over the past 13 years - while looking forward to the next wave of gifted players emerging.
This top 10 list is not entirely based on statistics - although major honours are certainly taken into consideration.
The players who feature have all brought joy to millions around the world with their incredible talents - and we salute them all.
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