Top 10: Stars of the 21st Century (1)

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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.

Think someone else should have made the list? Have your say in the comments section below - and don't forget to leave your own top 10 lists.

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Lionel Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo

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