A new struggle between Argentine stars, Lionel Messi and Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, for the "Best Player of the Last Decade" title, according to the International Federation for History and Statistics (IFFHS).

The members of the federation, who represent 150 countries around the world, participated in the vote to choose the player of the decade (2011-2020) in every continent and the world.

The results were not surprising.

Messi and Ronaldo competed for the award until the last meters of the voting process, which was ultimately in favor of the Argentine.

Here are the top 10 players of the last decade:

  • Argentine Lionel Messi

  • Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Spaniard Andres Iniesta

  • Brazilian Neymar

  • Spaniard Sergio Ramos

  • German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer

  • Polish Robert Lewandowski

  • Italian goalkeeper Giannoliji Buffon

  • Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic

  • Croatian Luka Modric.