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The Top 5 Left-Wingers In The World Right Now

Left-wingers used to all be left-footed, and their primary function was to whip balls into strong attackers. Not any longer.

With the evolution of football, some of the best players in the world now play wide on the left, using skill, pace, and creativity to light up teams across Europe. The left-winger poses a threat.

Here are the top five left-wingers in the world right now.

1. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain): 

When he's in the mood, Neymar is the only player on this list (and one of only a few in the world) who can be classified as truly unstoppable.

If he wants to, the Brazilian can humiliate opponents, select a pass, score from nowhere, and even bring a whole stadium to its feet. The 29-year-old is a significantly more complete playmaker than most wingers, preferring to drop deeper and influence his team's build-up play, which helps to explain his underwhelming stats.

2. Sadio Mane (Liverpool):

Sadio Mane is perhaps the best footballer on the planet. He has a right foot but can use his left, his head, or any other part of his body to get the pass, shot, cross, or anything his team needs. With speed, physicality, cleverness, and a keen knowledge of the game around him, he's the ultimate attacking weapon.

3. Jack Grealish (Manchester City):

Grealish attracts the ball like a magnet, and defenders can't seem to keep up with his feints, flicks, and relentless energy. He creates opportunities in hazardous situations, and in the last 18 months, he's improved his consistency to the point where every defender who faces him wishes they were doing anything else that weekend. In the months and years ahead, he might very well become Manchester City's talisman.

4. Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli):

With his pace and close control, the small winger was one of the star performers in Italy's triumphant Euro 2020 squad, often driving his team forward. On his way to Wembley, he scored twice, including the game-winning goal against Belgium in the final eight.

The Napoli captain has continued his good form in the current season, scoring five goals and assisting on four others in 13 games. 

5. Ansu Fati (Barcelona):

At the age of 19, Fati has already made 50 appearances for Barcelona's first team, scoring 16 goals and setting up another six for his teammates.

The Spaniard is tasked with guiding the Catalan giants into a daring new era after being given the number 10 shirt, which was only recently worn by Lionel Messi. His outstanding finishing ability and ball-handling poise imply he has what it takes.

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