Which team is the best in the world? Who’s the best player? They’re questions we’ve all attempted to answer at the pub.
And the suits at FIFA have tried to provide a more sober answer by creating various statistic bodies that work meticulously to create numerous football rankings systems. But despite their sophisticated mathematical algorithms, these rankings rarely provide a glimpse of anything resembling reality.
But a quick Google search for classifications of football players will take you to a quite intriguing site: FootballTop.com. Rather than reflecting the opinion or research findings of some vague panel of experts, it’s rankings are built based on the opinion of ordinary fans.
Every user who logs into the site can make a difference by casting their vote for any club or player. To make it impartial, the site’s special system limits your voting to ‘one vote per day’. Thus, you can’t repeatedly click ‘vote’ for your beloved Liverpool FC more than once a day.
The project is currently enjoying a tremendous surge in popularity. It’s possible to cast your vote in several categories at once, as you choose not only the best club but also the best coach, midfielder, defender, striker etc in the world. And that’s seems the fairest way of doing things.
After all, a ‘one-size fits all’ approach to finding the best player in the world can make it tough to compare footballers who play in different positions. But you’re free to vote for both goalkeeper Iker Casillas and forward Andrey Arshavin.
History devotees can vote for a player who, in their opinion, established himself as a football legend. The site allows you to compare footballers who played in different times. For those who are not well-heeled in football history and not yet prepared to vote on that front, there’s loads of information and tidbits about more than 7,000 players.
It goes without saying that to keep up with all the latest form, you should keep your finger on the pulse. That’s why there is a 24-hour football news feed on the site, which doesn’t shy away any significant or intriguing event in the world of football. You can spend time poring over and analytical article or admire the most spectacular moments of football battles in a photo gallery. With FootballTop.com you can find like-minded supporters and pull together for your team.
The people behind FootballTop have created a brilliant resource, so let’s waste no time and do our democratic duty: vote for your best teams and players right now!