London, Oct.30 (ANI): French and Barcelona star Thierry Henry is considered the most influential player in the world now, and his statistics authoritatively prove it.
Henry has been a World Cup winner, an EPL champion, a Champions League victor, and is rated the most effective player of the past 12 months.
It marks a remarkable return to form for a player seen to be treading water towards the end of his time at Arsenal, but who now at 32 seems if anything at the height of his powers.
The world's ten best soccer players are:
1. Thierry Henry -Barcelona (978 points)
2. Lionel Messi - Barcelona (964 points)
3. Cristiano Ronaldo - Real Madrid (914 points)
4. Gerard Pique - Barcelona (909 points)
5. Fernando Torres - Liverpool (903 points)
6. Samuel Etto - Internazionale (886 points)
7. Rafael Marquez - Barcelona (884 points)
8. Luca Toni - Bayern Munich (877 points)
9. Carles Pinyal - Barcelona (876 points)
10. Claudio Pizarro - Werden Bremen (866 points)