South America has produced some of the best footballers to ever play football, and the production line has yet to slow down.
Countries like Brazil and Argentina continue to produce exciting talent, many of which are Boy Scouts’ dream choices. There is currently an abundance of world-class South American talent in Europe, and more may follow soon.
You could say that the best player in world football is a South American. And it’s no surprise to see European clubs recruiting young talent from the continent. Manchester City have done it in recent years, while the Italian sides are moving in this direction as well.
On that note, here’s a look at the top five South American footballers in the world right now.
# 5 Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain)