4: Cristiano Ronaldo - Real Madrid

Whilst many tend to focus on his unbelievable abilities with a ball at his feet, it sometimes slips under the radar how influential Ronaldo is for the team as a whole, both nationally and domestically.

Particularly for Portugal, for whom he is captain, Ronaldo leads by example and sets a very high standard for those who would look to follow.

He may not be captain at Madrid, but it's a safe bet that he will be someday.

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