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Top 10 Currently Active Free Kick Takers

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10. Juan Mata

The Manchester United star has a conversion rate of one in five attempts.

Even with such high stats, he is not the designated free kick taker for the Red devils.

9. Dimitri Payet

Even though the Leicester stars stole the show this season, Payet has been the star of rejuvenated West Ham side.

Payet has become a free-kick specialist, scoring one in the Premier League, two in the FA Cup and one amazing free kick against Russia.

8. Wesley Sneijder

The Dutch star is currently playing in the Turkish league for Galatasaray.

Even at the age of 31, Sneijder has continued to shine with some brilliant free kicks.

7. Gareth Bale

Worlds most expensive footballer Bale is the best free kick taker in Real Madrid, but even then he is not the designated free kick taker for the Spanish giants.

6. Willian

The star of Chelsea’s 2015/16 season, Willian developed a reputation as being a free kick specialist.

Willian scored six goals from free kicks this year, four out of which were in Champions League.

5. Marco Reus

The Borrussia Dortmund star is one of the most deadliest players in the current era.

Reus not only scores from free kicks, but also draws a lot of free kick from defenders.

4. Zlatko Junuzovic

The Werder Bremen midfielder is known for finesse shots

He has established himself as one of the most dangerous free kick takers in the world.

3. Hakan Çalhanoğlu

Çalhanoğlu plays in the Bundesliga for Bayer Leverkusen, he has scored 11 goals from free kicks in the last three seasons, the most by any player in Europe.

2. Miralem Pjanic

The Roma star has scored four free kicks this season in the Seria A, and one in the Champions League.

His free kicks often have a ferocious dip.


1. Andrea Pirlo

The king of cool, Pirlo is the master of set pieces.

The Italian legends ball control is insane, he has scored over 50 goals from dead ball situations.


Abhishek Chaudhary
Abhishek Chaudhary = The Blues, who have left an indelible impression on his life. Factoid :- He cried inconsolably for a week when Jose Mourinho was sacked by the bosses at Stamford Bridge 2nd time round. His passion for the beautiful game is only matched by his fascination for beer! Supports Chelsea

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