Carlos Vela

Mexican forward who made his first appearance for his country in 2007, his last came in 2011. He spent his youth career at Guadalajara before he moved to Arsenal, who gave him his first team debut in 2005, and was on their books until 2011. He spent some time on loan at Salamanca, Osasuna, West Bromwich Albion and Real Sociedad. He moved to Sociedad permanently in 2012.

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Wayne Rooney #9 of D.C. United takes a penalty shot during the 1st half of the 2019 Major League Soccer Home Opener match between New York City FC and DC United at Yankee Stadium on March...

In terms of club football in 2019, the continent of Europe has a pretty firm stronghold over the best footballers on the planet. The top five leagues in England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France are where the money, prestige and exposure lie, and as such, they attract the best players from all over the world.

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Wayne Rooney #9 of D.C. United takes a penalty shot during the 1st half of the 2019 Major League Soccer Home Opener match between New York City FC and DC United at Yankee Stadium on March...

7 Best Footballers Outside Europe & China

In terms of club football in 2019, the continent of Europe has a pretty firm stronghold over the best footballers on the planet. The top five leagues in England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France are where the money, prestige and exposure lie, and as such, they attract the best players from all over the world.

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