Lionel Messi's consistent brilliance and record-breaking performances for Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal-scoring exploits and clutch performances for various clubs.

Zinedine Zidane's elegant playmaking and leadership for Real Madrid.

Andres Iniesta's midfield mastery and ability to control big games for Barcelona.

Franck Ribéry's dynamic wing play and creativity for Bayern Munich.

Fernando Hierro's leadership and versatility in defense for Real Madrid.