World Football: Ranking the Top 10 Asian Players on the Planet

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World Football: Ranking the Top 10 Asian Players on the Planet

There are great players from all corners of the globe. South American teams dazzle us with their flair and carnival football from Brazil and Argentina, European teams impress us with efficient, technical football from Germany and Spain and African teams compete through their strength and athleticism through Ghana and Nigeria.

Even the North Americans are starting to catch up in the footballing world by getting increased publicity and exposure for the beautiful game.

However, probably the most overlooked and under-represented footballing continent is Asia, bizarre given the fact that Asia makes up 60 percent of the world's population.

Only three Asian teams made it to the 2010 World Cup, staggering given the geographical enormity of Asia and its people.

However, there are some rays of light for Asian football with some genuine stars of Asian football reaching the top leagues and clubs in Europe. Here are my top 10 Asian footballers in the game today.

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