The Egyptian pharaoh Mohamed Salah added a new achievement added to his records of his success in international football, away from the many criticisms of the recent period, after the “Pro Football Data Base” network, in partnership with B Soccer, established a list of the best football players in the world, during 21st century.
The network stated that it relied on the "Elo" classification system (in the game of chess) in calculating the difference between the players based on their influence on the outcome of the matches in terms of scoring goals or their manufacture, in addition to the level of tournaments and participants in them, whether with their clubs or their country's teams.
Lionel Messi ranked as the best player in the Argentine world, and Cristiano Ronaldo came in second place, both equal 100 points each, but the Argentine surpassed the Portuguese by the number of goals and their manufacture.
According to statistics from Argentine star Messi, he scored 697 goals in 857 games, and made another 273 goals, while Ronaldo scored 725 goals, and made 177 others in 1000 games.
The Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, the top scorer of the Liverpool team, came in seventh in the ranking and equaled with the English Harry Kean, the top scorer of Tottenham, the veteran Swedish Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Milan striker, and the Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, with 97 points each, but Salah defeated them according to the criteria set by the system Category.
The ranking of the best 10 players in the 21st century according to this ranking ranked as follows:
1- Argentine Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 100 points.
2- Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) 100 points.
3- French retired Thierry Henry 98 points.
4- Uruguayan Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 97 points.
5- Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Milan) 97 points.
6- Englishman Harry Kane (Tottenham) 97 points.
7- Egyptian Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 97 points.
8- Brazilian Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) 96 points.
9 - Polish Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 96 points.
10 - Colombian Radamel Falcao (Galatasaray) 95 points.