Top 5 Center Midfielders at the World Cup

Positional Power Ranking - Center Midfielder at World Cup

Positional Power Rankings Center Midfielder at World Cup
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Center midfielder is a deeper position than most of the back line spots at the World Cup. Despite that we could find players from the same country making the top 5 list. Unfortunately for the cover boy, Bastian Schweinsteiger, he is not on the list but is one of several players hovering near the top five. Where would you put Michael Bradley on this list? Let's count them down.

5. Miralem Pjanic

Miralem Pjanic
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5. Miralem Pjanic

Miralem Pjanic
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Miralem Pjanic is one of the reasons that Michael Bradley shifted to MLS. The Bosnian is on the wish list of Barcelona, but Roma emphasized their wish to keep him after a wonder goal against Milan. Pjanic got past three defenders on a long run before converting. The 24-year-old midfielder has eight goals in 46 appearances with his national team.

4. Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta
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4. Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta
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Andres Iniesta is celebrating his personal wine and its proliferation around the globe but continues to be one of the best midfielders in the world. Iniesta started as a defensive midfielder and used his balance and ball control to turn into an attacking player. He is on the verge of reaching 100 caps for Spain.

3. Luka Modric

Luka Modric
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3. Luka Modric

Luka Modric
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Luka Modric has shined for Real Madrid this season. The Champions League has been his own personal stage to show off his prowess. He has scored eight goals in 73 appearances for Croatia. Modric is battling a slight calf problem but will have time to recover. Chelsea is considering a large summer transfer move for Modric.

2. Arturo Vidal

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2. Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal
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Arturo Vidal proclaimed he was the best player at his position earlier this year. However, Vidal just underwent arthroscopic surgery and is in a race against time to join Chile for the World Cup. He has been key for Juventus again this season as he has helped his club team win three straight titles in Serie A.

1. Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure
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1. Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure
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Yaya Toure is the best midfielder in the Premier League. He has shown strength, speed and finishing ability. Just when you don't think he can top a goal he scored, he does it again the next week. Some say his play warranted the best player award over Luis Suarez. Toure scored his 20th goal of the season on a 75-yard run dribbling around five Aston Villa defenders this past weekend.

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