Many of the most noteworthy and memorable performances in the world of football have taken place on the sets of its most prestigious event, the World Cup.
This is hardly surprising, given the magnitude, the intensity and the quality of the competition. It can safely be said that some of the best footballers on the planet have dished out their most remarkable performances in their national colours as if saving their best for their country.
Here, I put forward my list of the top 5 footballers in the World Cup. The opinions may vary from person to person, but nobody can deny the fact that these 5 players have reigned supreme in the matches they have played for their country on the grand stage and have their names etched forever in the memories of the football lovers all over the world.