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3 Croats On The Guardian World Top 100 Footballers List

Three Croatian footballers feature on renowned British newspaper The Guardian’s list of the 100 Best Footballers in the World.

Bayern Munich’s Mario Mandzukic is the highest ranked Croat, coming in at number 77 on the list, followed by Real Madrid’s Luka Modric at number 80 and Croatian captain Darijo Srna at number 84.

Top 10:

1. Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona)
2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid)
3. Xavi (Spain, Barcelona)
4. Andres Iniesta (Spain, Barcelona)
5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden, PSG)
6. Radamel Falcao (Columbia, Atletico Madrid)
7. Robin Van Persie (Holland, Manchester United)
8. Andrea Pirlo (Italy, Juventus)
9. Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast, Manchester City)
10. Edinson Cavani (Uruguay, Napoli)
77. Mario Mandzukic (Croatia, Bayern)
80. Luka Modric (Croatia, Real Madrid)
84. Darijo Srna (Croatia, Shakhtar)

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