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by | Nov 23, 2021

Comparisonator conducted a unique study in order to select the best players in the world, involving 9 regions and 35 leagues.

Identification of the “Worlds’ Best Players” 

Player Selection Process

Our platform includes machine learning back-end which created a fairly unique index algorithm. This new way of creating an index allows us to select the best possible players from over 1000 parameters in such a correct and fast manner. The analyses are based on per 90 minutes player performances which have been derived from various index algorithms such as Offensive, Defensive, Passing and Duels.

Presentation of Analysis

From this exercise, you will be able to see the “Worlds’ Best 11”, as well as the “Best 11”s from each mentioned regions & leagues. There are special links being inserted in each region analysis. When you click on the links, you will be directed to view relevant regions’ blog sections to see a comprehensive analysis of each player being selected to those best 11’s. Specific graphics will interpret viewers to prove why the selected players are the best of the best.

Regions of “Worlds’ Best XI”

-Bests of Balkans Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Turkey, Bosnia, Slovenia

-Bests of Scandinavia Football Leagues Denmark, Sweden, Norway

-Bests of Benelux Belgium, Netherlands

-Bests of Baltics Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

-Bests of North America US, Mexico

-Bests of South America Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru

-Bests of Middle-East Saudi, UAE, Qatar

-Bests of Far East Japan, South Korea, China

-Bests of Eastern Europe Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic

Worlds’ Top 5 Leagues not included (UK-GER-FRA-ITA-ESP) Selections by 21 November 2021


World Analysis:
In regional wise, Balkans’ region provided the most players for the Worlds’ Best 11. Greek Super League 1-Petros Mantalos/AEK Athens, Serbian Super Liga Srbije-Milos Jojic/Partizan & Croatian Prva HNL-Petar Bockaj/NK Osijek contributing with 1 each player.
In country wise, Russia & The Netherlands contributed with 2 each players. Russian Premier Liga providing Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira/Zenit & Matvey Safonov/ Krasnodar; Dutch Eredivisie providing Dusan Tadic/Ajax & Lisandro Martinez/Ajax 
In team-wise, Ajax has been the leader with providing 2 players to the worlds’ top classification. 
Best of Player of the World:
Dusan Tadic from Ajax was crowned to be the best player of the world based on Comparisonator machine learning dynamics.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
Serbian SuperLiga, provided 4 players to the Best Balkan XI. FK Partizan contributing with 3 players, 1 player coming from Crvena Zvezda.
Jurgen Mattheij (FC CSKA Sofia) and Kiril Despodov (PFC Ludogorets 1945) are playing in Bulgarian Parva Liga.
Turkish Super League team Trabzonspor player Anastasios Bakasetas and Fatih Karagümrük SK player Andrea Bertolacci are joining to the bests from Turkish Super League.
Greek Super League team PAOK FC, Croatian Prva HNL team NK Osijek, Romanian Liga I team Farul Constanta and NK Celje from Slovenian PRVALiga contributed with 1 each player.
Best player of Balkans:
Ricardo Gomez/FK Partizan has been crowned as the best from the Serbian SuperLiga.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
In Baltic leagues analysis, 6 players of Best XI are playing for Estonia Meistriliiga teams; Paide, Tallinn JK, FC Flora Tallinn and FCI Levadia Tallinn.
Latvian Virslīga team FK RFS contributes with 2 players and Valmiera FC with 1 player.
Lithuanian A lyga team FK Zalgiris contributed with 2 players; Hugo Videmont & Saulius Mikoliunas.
Best player of the Baltic:
Hugo Videmont from FK Zalgiris is the best player of the regional analysis.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
5 players from 4 teams of Norway Eliteserien joined the Best XI.
FK Bodø/Glimt represented by 2 players, Nikita Haikin and Fredrik André Bjørkan. Rosenborg Ballklub, Molde Fotballklubb and Viking Fotball are contributed with 1 each player.

FC Midtjylland and F.C. København are Denmark Superligaen participants with one each of the Best XI.
3 players from 3 different teams; Malmö FF, BK Häcken and IK Sirius FK of Sweden Allsvenskan completed the Best XI.

Best player of the Scandinavian:
Malmö FF player Anders Christiansen is selected as best player of Scandinavian Leagues.

To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
5 Ajax FC player joins the Best XI: Noussair Mazraoui, Lisandro Martínez, Steven Berghuis, Dušan Tadić and Sébastien Haller.
Another team from Netherlands Eredivisie is Go Ahead Eagles participated with Iñigo Córdoba.

5 different Belgium Jupiler Pro League clubs; Royal Antwerp F.C., KAA Gent, RSC Anderlecht and Royale Union Saint-Gilloise contributed with one each players to the XI.

Best player of Belgium & Netherlands:

Ajax FC player Dušan Tadić is the best player of this region.

To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
MLS teams are dominating North Americas’ Best XI by placing 8 players from 6 different teams. New England Revolution and Nashville Soccer Club presented with 2 players. Philadelphia Union, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City and Orlando City SC are completing the XI of North America with 1 player each.

Mexican Liga MX clubs contributed with 3 different teams; William Tesillo from Club León FC, Félix Torres from Club Santos Laguna and Club Pachuca Tuzos player Yairo Moreno.
Best player of North America:
Best Player crown goes to Carles Gil from New England Revolution.

To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
Argentina Torneo Socios.coms’ 4 different clubs contribute with 1 player each: Club Atletico Huracán, Club Atlético Talleres, Club Atlético River Plate and Boca Juniors.
Chile football league Liga Chilena de Fútbol is represented by 2 teams; Club Deportes Unión La Calera SADP and Club Alianza Lima
2 Brazilian Serie A teams, S.E. Palmeiras and Red Bull Bragantino are joining to best XI.
Peru league Primera División Peruana teams Club Sporting Cristal and Club Cienciano are on best XI with 2 players and Uruguayan team Montevideo Wanderers Fútbol Club completing the best XI with 1 player.
Best player of South America:
Best player is Julián Álvarez from Club Atlético River Plate.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
In the Middle East study, Qatar Stars League teams led the regions’ Bests with 3 clubs providing 6 players.
Al-Sadd Sports Club contributed to Best XI with 3 players, Al-Duhail SC with 2 players and Al-Wakrah SC with 1 player.
Saudi Arabia Professional League clubs Damac FC, Al-Hilal Saudi Club and Al-Shabab Saudi Club provided 1 player each to the XI.
UAE Pro League teams Al Ain FC and Al Nasr Cultural & Sport Club are completing the XI with 1 player each.
Best player of The Middle East:
Best player of the Middle East is Michael Olunga from Al-Duhail SC.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
Far East analysis is led by Japan J1 League teams providing 5 players. Kawasaki Frontale represented with 2 players; Miki Yamane and Leandro Damião. 1 each players from Sagan Tosu, Rakuten Vissel Kobe and Yokohama Marinos are generating Best XI.
For Chinese Super League teams Shanghai Port F.C, Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C., Shenzhen Football Club and Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC are contributed to Best XI with 1 player each.
Pohang Steelers and FC Seoul completing the XI with one each player from South Korea K League 1.
Best player of Far East:
China Super Leagues’ Shanghai Port F.C player Oscar is the best player of the Far East study.
To see the full analysis, please click here.


Regional analysis:
Russia Premier Liga club Zenit contributed to Best XI with 5 players: Matvey Safonov, Mateo Barać, Douglas Santos, Artem Dzyuba and Malcom.
Ukrainian clubs FC Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Dynamo Kyiv contributed to Best XI with 1 player each. Polands’ Ekstraklasa clubs presented with one player each; Ivi López from RKS Raków Częstochowa and Jakub Kamiński from KKS Lech Poznań
Czech Fortuna Liga club SK Slavia Praha contributed with 1 player and Hungarian Nemzeti Bajnokság I club Paksi FC contributed with István Bognár.
Best player of East Europe
FC Zenit player Malcom crowned as the Best Player of East Europe.
To see the full analysis, please click here.

Selected via Comparisonator machine learning index.
Data Comparisons provided by Comparisonator is for educational purposes only and not intended to be monetized.

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Tarkan Batgun is scouting & match analysis specialist with more than 20 years in football field, worked as a scouting director & head of performance analysis inside clubs, lectured in federations, currently working as the CEO of Comparisonator platform.