Top 10 Most Searched Football Player Over Internet During FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil
1. Cristiano Ronaldo :
Cristiano Ronaldo, is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Portugal national team. He became the world’s most expensive player when he moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid in 2009 in a transfer worth £80 million (€94 million/$132 million).
2. Luis Suárez :
Luis Suárez is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a forward for English Premier League club Liverpool and the Uruguayan national team.
3. Lionel Messi :
Lionel Andrés Messi is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He serves as the captain of his country’s national football team. By the age of 21, Messi had received Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year nominations. The following year, in 2009, he won his first Ballon d’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He followed this up by winning the inaugural FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2010, and then again in 2011 and 2012. He also won the 2010–11 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. At the age of 24, Messi became Barcelona’s all-time top scorer in all official club competitions. At age 25, Messi became the youngest player to score 200 goals in La Liga.
4. Neymar da Silva :
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona in La Liga and the Brazilian national team as a forward.At the age of 19, Neymar won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award, after coming third in 2010. He followed this up by winning it again in 2012. In 2011 Neymar received nominations for the FIFA Ballon d’Or, where he came 10th, and the FIFA Puskás Award for Goal of the Year, which he won. He is known for his acceleration, speed, dribbling, finishing and ability with both feet. His playing style has earned him critical acclaim, with fans, media and former players drawing comparison to former Brazil forward Pelé, who has called Neymar “an excellent player”, while Ronaldinho has stated “he will be the best in the world”
5. Guillermo Ochoa :
Francisco GuillermoOchoa is a Mexican goalkeeper who plays for the Mexico national team. He is currently a free agent, having last played for Ajaccio. Ochoa made his debut for América in 2004 in a league match against Monterrey. He won his first league title in 2005 and was the club’s first-choice goalkeeper up until 2011, making over 200 appearances for América. That summer Ochoa was transferred to Ajaccio in France. He spent three seasons with the club until their relegation from Ligue 1 in 2014.
6. Robin van Persie :
Robin van Persie is a Dutch footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United and is the captain of the Netherlands national team. He is a youth product of Feyenoord. Having joined Arsenal in 2004, Van Persie became the club captain on 16 August 2011, one year before he joined rivals Manchester United. He is recognized as one of the best strikers in the world. His playing style and ability have drawn comparison to Dutch legend Marco van Basten.
7. James Rodríguez :
James David Rodríguez Rubio usually known as James Rodríguez or simply James, is a Colombian footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco and the Colombian national team. Played either on the wing or in an attacking midfield role, Rodríguez is commonly ranked as one of the best young players in the world. He has received praise for his technique, vision and playmaking skills, and has been referred to as the successor to his compatriot Carlos Valderrama.
8. Tim Howard :
Timothy Matthew “Tim” Howard is an American soccer goalkeeper with English club Everton and the United States national team. Howard started his career with the North Jersey Imperials before making a move to the MetroStars. Tim Howard shows his excellent performance against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup with record breaking 15 saves in single game.
9. Arjen Robben :
Arjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Netherlands national team. Robben has appeared at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships, and the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. He is a forward who usually plays as a left or right sided winger. Robben is known for his dribbling skills, speed, crossing ability and his accurate left foot long-range shots from the right wing.
10. Miroslav Klose :
Klose is currently Germany’s all-time top scorer with 71 goals. He won the Golden Boot at the 2006 World Cup in Germany by scoring five goals and Klose also scored five goals in his debut World Cup in 2002. He scored four times in the 2010 World Cup, and has scored twice at the 2014 World Cup, including one in the 7–1 semi-final victory against Brazil which put him ahead of Ronaldo to become the overall top scorer in the FIFA World Cup’s history with 16 goals.By scoring in the 2014 tournament, Klose equaled his compatriot Uwe Seeler and Brazilian Pelé’s achievements in being the only players to have scored in four different World Cups