With the festive period fast approaching, we'll soon be at the halfway stage in the 2013/14 season.
For those based in England, it's sometimes easy to become preoccupied with the Premier League. It might be the most exciting and entertaining league in Europe - but the continent's other top leagues still produce plenty of drama on a weekly basis.
So let's put the Premier League to one side for a moment and look at the ten best players - rated by esteemed football statistics site WhoScored - from Europe's top leagues so far this season.
There might be one or two surprises.
Click next to see the ten players...