The Champions League quarterfinals are upon us. Each team has had its chance to show the world what it has and more importantly who it has.
There have been a number of outstanding performances from the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus while Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich must not be discounted. Not to mention the surprise packages of the Isco-led Malaga and Galatasaray.
But no team has been consistently brilliant—yet. A number have built momentum, and as the quarterfinals roll around, a large number of players—including Andrea Pirlo, Xavi Hernandez, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo—are looking to lead their team to victory.
Which players have captured the eye and stood tall when others around them have wilted?
Who had the strength of character to lead his team to the quarterfinals when all else had failed?
And who has just been brilliant?
Read on for the complete rankings, and be sure to leave your top stars, suggestions and tactics in the comments below.