Since Spain and Barcelona proved that attractive attacking football can win titles, there has been a break-out of creative midfielders and attackers (mostly from Spain). Football has moved into a new era where attractive play rules supreme, where the best midfielders, attackers and even defenders must have a creative streak, or flair if you like, to be considered amongst the best.
Creativity cannot be learned, it is a trait that cannot be coached.
But there are players who seem to be able to cut through teams even when it seems impossible to do so.
Here is world football's most creative side.