Top 10: World’s third best player contenders (1)

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been way ahead of every other player on the planet for the last five or six years, but the debate as to which player is just behind them as the third best player on Earth rages on.

There are currently as many as ten players who can claim to be the world’s third best player - all of them listed in this article.

Scroll through the list and then tell us, in the comments section below, who you believe to be the world’s third best player. And if they don’t make the featured ten, then tell us why your player deserves to be regarded as the best player on the planet other than Messi or Ronaldo.

At January’s Ballon d’Or ceremony, Franck Ribery was voted the third best player behind the Barcelona and Real Madrid stars after a stellar season with Bayern Munich.

But is the France international really the world’s third best player - or are any of this lot better?

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