Attacking midfielders drives the ball forward throughout the game. They help other forwards like strikers and wingers to score goals and creates mobility between them. Attacking midfielders have the capability to score the goal, providing assists and control tempo of the game. They heavily link midfield and attack as they themselves involve in attacking while in possession.

For upcoming FIFA world cup 2018 which is going to be held in Russia, there are many versatile attacking midfielders from different countries. They are equally shining for their respective clubs as well as for nation too. The countries like France, Brazil, Germany, Spain always have many good attacking midfielders. Out of many attacking midfielders who are going to play for their national team in upcoming FIFA world cup, our article mentions only top 11 best among them. It’s really hard to choose best 11 among many versatile players but we hope these players will shine and will be players to be watched as the attacking midfielders for FIFA world cup. So here are our 11 best-attacking midfielders:

1. James Rodriguez










Full name: James David Rodriguez Rubio

Date of birth: July 12, 1991

Age: 26

Nation: Colombia

Current club: FC Bayern Munich

International caps: 57

International goals: 19


2. Isco










Full name: Francisco Roman Alarcon Suarez

Date of birth: April 21, 1992

Age: 25

Nation: Spain

Current club: Real Madrid CF

International caps: 25

International goals: 7


3. Philippe Coutinho







Full name: Philippe Coutinho Correia

Date of birth: June 12, 1992

Age: 25

Nation: Brazil

Current club: FC Barcelona

International caps: 32

International goals: 8


4. Kevin De Bruyne







Full name: Kevin De Bruyne

Date of birth: June 28, 1991

Age: 26

Nation: Belgium

Current club: Manchester City

International caps: 58

International goals: 13


5. Mesut Ozil







Full name: Mesut Ozil

Date of birth: October 15, 1988

Age: 29

Nation: Germany

Current club: Arsenal FC

International caps: 88

International goals: 22


6. Angel Di Maria







Full name: Angel Di Maria

Date of birth: February 14, 1988

Age: 29

Nation: Argentina

Current club: Paris Saint-Germain

International caps: 92

International goals: 19


7. Thomas Lemar










Full name: Thomas Lemar

Date of birth: November 12, 1995

Age: 22

Nation: France

Current club: AS Monaco

International caps: 8

International goals: 2


8. Christian Eriksen







Full name: Christian Eriksen

Date of birth: February 14, 1992

Age: 25

Nation: Denmark

Current club: Tottenham Hotspurs

International caps: 75

International goals: 21


9. Son Heung-min










Full name: Son Heung-min

Date of birth: July 8, 1992

Age: 25

Nation: South Korea

Current club: Tottenham Hotspurs

International caps: 61

International goals: 20


10. Adam Lallana







Full name: Adam David Lallana

Date of birth: May 10, 1988

Age: 29

Nation: England

Current club: Liverpool FC

International caps: 33

International goals: 3


11. Joao Moutinho










Full name: Joao Filipe Iria Santos Moutinho

Date of birth: September 8, 1986

Age: 31

Nation: Portugal

Current club: AS Monaco

International caps: 105

International goals: 7

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