Jude Bellingham has won the prize handed to some of the biggest names in the game, although many of this century's elite players are not on the list.
ESPN and WhoScored brings you the best players from Europe's top five leagues from the last round of action. And there is a USMNT defender involved.
Victor Osimhen's struggles on the field this weekend were offset by some good news off it this weekend -- at least for Napoli fans.
Joao Felix clinched the winner for Barcelona against his parent club Atletico. Meanwhile, Leverkusen and Dortmund played out an entertaining draw.
Inter Milan delivered a clinical performance as they made the most of their opportunities to secure a 3-0 victory at champions Napoli on Sunday, propelling them back to the Serie A summit.
AS Roma came from a goal down to secure a 2-1 win at 10-man Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday as defender Rasmus Kristensen scored late in the second half minutes after Paulo Dybala had levelled with a penalty for Jose Mourinho's side.
Christian Pulisic scored again and Luka Jović got his first goal for AC Milan to beat promoted Frosinone 3-1 in Serie A on Saturday.
Juventus's Federico Gatti scored a stoppage-time winner in a frantic finale to secure a 2-1 victory at Monza on Friday that provisionally propelled them top of Serie A.
December is the biggest month of the season thus far with a jam-packed soccer schedule. Here are the most interesting and impactful matches to watch.
From losing his representation to falling out with Inter Milan, what comes next for Romelu Lukaku with Roma and the Belgium national team?
ESPN and WhoScored brings you the best players from around Europe's top five leagues from the last round of action. And Real Madrid's Rodrygo shone.
Rodrygo proved his goal-scoring credentials, Villa worsened Spurs' woes and Arsenal went top of the league. Here's what you missed in European soccer.
Juventus and Inter Milan's top-of-the-table Serie A encounter ended in a 1-1 draw after Inter's Lautaro Martinez cancelled out Dusan Vlahovic's goal in Turin on Sunday.
Paulo Dybala scored one goal and set up another as AS Roma rode to a late 3-1 win at home against Udinese in Serie A on Sunday.
French defender Theo Hernandez's first-half penalty gave AC Milan a 1-0 win at home over Fiorentina on Saturday, their first victory in five Serie A matches.
Napoli beat Atalanta 2-1 in Bergamo on Saturday, with goals from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Eljif Elmas in each half, as they returned to winning ways in Serie A.
José Mourinho has advised Carlo Ancelotti against leaving Real Madrid, saying the Italian would be a "madman" to give up the role in the Spanish capital.
Matches are longer, and there's more late goals - the Premier League's top clubs are the big winners
Which leagues have seen the most stoppage time? Has it increased how long the ball is in play? And do clubs with the most resources get more time?
Chelsea have joined the list of clubs tracking Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, sources have told ESPN.
The arrival of Sir Jim Ratcliffe to Manchester United could help accelerate a move for Jadon Sancho to Juventus. Transfer Talk has the latest.
Soccer is broken. Rich teams trying to form breakaway leagues, too many games, massive gaps in player wages, constant VAR controversy and so on. Could we start over and fix it?
AC Milan full-back Alessandro Florenzi became the latest Italian player placed under investigation by Turin prosecutors looking into footballers using illegal websites to bet on games, according to Italian media reports Wednesday.
Mazzarri, who previously coached the Italian champions from 2009 to 2013, has reportedly signed a deal until the end of the season.