Top 11 Left Footed Footballers In The World
Brazil international Marcelo has been at Real Madrid since 2007 and has since been a starter for most of his career making over 350 appearances.
Marcelo was brought in as a replacement for the legendary Roberto Carlos, he is one of the very best left backs in the world and being left footed obviously helps his cause.
10. Jack Wilshere
One of brightest young prospects in England, Wilshere has earned 26 caps for the national team at the young age of 26.
Wilshere has had his share of injuries but when the Arsenal star is in full form, there aren’t many better with a ball at their feet.
The Zenit St Petersburg talisman is one of the best left footed player in the world.
The Brazil international has amazing shot power and he can dribble the ball with ease.
8. Juan Mata
The Manchester United star was a key player in the Spanish squad that won both the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and the 2012 European Championships.
Mata is left-footed player but has good right-foot skills to compliment his game, he has been one of the best attacking players in the Premier League since his arrival in 2011.
7. David Alaba
Alaba is a versatile player who can play at almost any position, he has played as a centre back, winger, central midfielder and has done exceptionally well in all the positions.
Alaba is just 23 years old and has already started over 200 games for Bayern Munich, which itself speaks volume about the left-footed Austrians quality as a player.
6. David Silva
The left-footed Spainiard is one of the best attacking midfielders in the Premier League, having already won all major honours with the national side.
Silva has been instrumental in Manchester City’s last two Premier League titles triumphs.
5. Mesut Ozil
The star Gunner is one of the smartest left-footed footballer in the world, relying more on accuracy then power.
Ozil joined Arsenal in 2013 and has been a crucial member in 2 FA Cup wins. Ozil is known for his accurate passing and dribbling.
4. Angel Di Maria
Di Maria has rejuvenated himself after moving to PSG in 2015. The left-footed Argentine international has been a joy to watch this season.
The star winger can destroy any attack with his dribbling and has the ability to float deadly crosses with his left foot.
3. Arjen Robben
The left-footed Netherland star has been one of the most prolific footballer’s ever since he joined Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2004.
Having played for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, he has won almost every major honour in club football and was also fourth in 2014 Ballond’Or list.
2. Gareth Bale
The Welsh superstar is not just the most expensive player in history but also one of the very best in the game.
The left-footed Real Madrid star’s pace is unmatched and his left foot generates tremendous power with amazing accuracy. He is also a free kick specialist on his left side.
1. Lionel Messi
The best player in the world is also the best left-footed player in the world, even though he’s almost as good with his right foot.