Bernardo Silva has proven to be one of the best players in the world but he has been largely underrated as well as other stars.
While he has shown his possible importance in the Manchester City squad, his name doesn’t always top various lists of best players.
After he helped Manchester City demolish Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final, people started seeing his importance.
Bernardo Silva helped the Citizens beat Real Madrid with a scintillating brace at the Etihad Stadium last week Wednesday.
Though he has been a player of interest to so many European clubs, he confirmed he plans to finish the season with City before evaluating his future in the summer.
Silva has been linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium after he has won everything with the Citizens except the Champions League.
Barcelona are very keen on landing the Portugal international after failing with bids to sign him last summer and during the January transfer window.
Well, enough of Manchester City hero Bernardo Silva for now, and let’s get back to today’s topic: The Most Underrated Players in the World.
On Futballnews today, we are going to look at the most underrated players in the world that have been impacting their teams.
Bernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva , known as Bernardo Silva or simply Bernardo, is a Portuguese footballer who was born on 10 August 1994.
The left-footed player plays as an attacking midfielder, winger, and sometimes left-back for Premier League club Manchester City and the Portugal national team.
Silva is seen as one of the best midfielders in the world due to his creativity, versatility, stamina, agility, dribbling, and work rate.
Bernardo Silva joined Manchester City on 1 July 2017 and in the 2022/23 season, the Portuguese have scored 4 goals (2.25 xG) and given 5 assists.
While in the Champions League this season, Silva scored 3 goals and has 1 assist.
Eduardo Celmi Camavinga is a footballer who was born on 10 November 2002 and plays as a midfielder for Real Madrid, he can also be deployed as a left-back.
Camavinga was born in a refugee camp in Cabinda, Angola in 2002, to Congolese parents from Brazzaville and he represents the France national team.
Eduardo Camavinga in the Spanish La Liga season 2022/23 has played 18 matches (plus 15 as a sub) and has not scored a goal, he has however provided one assist.
In the Champions League this season as well, he has played 7 matches (plus 3 as a sub) and has not scored any goal but has assisted once.
The Frenchman was an integral part of Ancelotti’s men that reached the later stages of the Champions League and also won the Spanish Copa del Rey.
John Stones is an English footballer who was born on 28 May 1994 and plays as a center-back for Manchester City and the England national team.
The Englishman began his career with Barnsley, where he made his first-team debut in the Championship in March 2012 at the age of 17.
Stones later joined Premier League club Everton for around £3 million in January 2013 and made 95 appearances over four seasons.
He signed for Manchester City in August 2016 for an initial £47.5 million with add-ons and where he won the Premier League in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022, the EFL Cup in 2018 and 2020, and the FA Cup in 2019.
John Stones has played 20 matches (plus 1 as a sub) in the Premier League this season and has scored 2 goals for City while providing 2 assists.
In the Champions League, Stones has played 6 matches scoring one goal and one assist.
The Englishman was an integral part of Pep Guardiola’s team that will be playing in the Champions League final against Inter Milan.
Ismaël Bennacer is a professional footballer who was born on 1 December 1997 and plays as a midfielder for AC Milan.
Bennacer was born in France, and he represents the Algeria national team.
The midfielder is a dynamic, tenacious, energetic, diminutive, and versatile left-footed player, who is regarded as a highly promising prospect in modern football.
Bennacer is also capable of playing in several midfield roles just like Bernardo Silva and has been used as a deep-lying playmaker in a holding role in midfield, as an attacking midfielder, or as a central offensive-minded midfielder, known as the mezzala role in Italian football.
Ismael Bennacer in the Italian Serie A season 2022/23 has played 24 matches (plus 4 as a sub) and has scored 2 goals and 2 assists.
While in the Champions League, he has played 9 matches (plus 1 as a sub) and has managed one goal.
Antoine Griezmann is a French footballer who was born on 21 March 1991 and plays as a forward for Atlético Madrid and the France national team.
Griezmann is a versatile player, and he is known for his attacking, passing and supportive defence, and has played as an attacking midfielder, winger, and striker in his career.
The Frenchman is a quick, modern, and versatile left-footed forward, with an eye for goal, Griezmann has been described as a “team player.”
Griezmann is also capable of occupying several offensive positions in or behind the main attacking line, due to his technical skills, vision, ability to drop deep and link-up play between the forwards and midfielders, or score many goals.
Antoine Griezmann in the Spanish La Liga season 2022/23 has played 26 matches (plus 7 as a sub) and has scored 13 goals and 12 assists.
While in the Champions League he has played 4 matches (plus 2 as a sub) and has scored a goal and assist a piece.
Just like Bernardo Silva, the Frenchman has been largely underrated bt he keep proving himself every time he gets the chance to.
Jonathan Christian David is a Canadian soccer player who was born on January 14, 2000 and plays as a striker for Ligue 1 side Lille.
David was born in the United States to Haitian parents, and he was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he represents the Canadian national team.
The Canadian player was born in New York City, but moved to Haiti when he was still a baby, and immigrated to Ottawa, Canada at the age of six.
David was raised in the Franco-Ontarian community of east Ottawa, where he played for several local youth clubs before moving to Belgium in 2018, where he recorded his professional debut for Gent.
Jonathan David in the French Ligue 1 season 2022/23 has played 34 matches (plus 1 as a sub) and have amassed 22 goals and 4 assists.
A prolific striker that has shown his worth but still under the radar when it comes to big name players.
Christian Dannemann Eriksen is a Danish footballer who was born on 14 February 1992 and plays as a midfielder for Manchester United and the Denmark national team.
Eriksen is known globally for his vision, technique, passing, and free-kick ability.
The Denmark international began his senior club career at age 18 in 2010, playing for Ajax, where he won three Eredivisie titles and the KNVB Cup.
He has been largely underrated in the world of football just like Bernardo Silva but he has also shown what he is capable of doing.
Christain Eriksen in the English Premier League season 2022/23, has played 23 matches (plus 2 as a sub) and has scored 1 goal and 7 assists.
In the Europa League this season, has played 6 matches (plus 2 as a sub) and has just 2 assists.
Eriksen has been integral in Manchester United return to form under Erik ten Hag.
Nicolò Barella Cavaliere OMRI is an Italian footballer who was born on 7 February 1997 and plays as a midfielder for Inter Milan and the Italy national team.
Barella is often recognized as one of the best midfielders in Europe and the Italian is considered a talented midfielder in the European sports media.
The Italy international was named the best young Italian player born in 1997 for two consecutive years between 2012 and 2013.
Underrated just like Bernardo Silva, the Italian is good with right passes and is a box-to-box midfielder.
Nicolo Barella In the Italian Serie A season 2022/23 has played 29 matches (plus 3 as a sub) and has scored 5 goals (2.75 xG) and 6 assists.
Barella in the Champions League has played 11 matches and has scored 3 goals (1.48 xG).
He has been integral in the Inter Milan side this season, helping them reach the Champions League final.
Andreas Bødtker Christensen is a Danish footballer who was born on 10 April 1996 and plays as a center-back for Barcelona and the Denmark national team.
The Denmark international began his career at Skjold Birkerød and later joined Brøndby.
Christensen joined Chelsea at the age of 15 in February 2012, and made his professional debut in October 2014.
The Danish defender returned to Chelsea in 2017 after a two-year loan to German club Borussia Mönchengladbach.
His return to England, saw him win the FA Cup, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League with the club.
Andreas Christensen in the Spanish La Liga season 2022/23 and has played 19 matches (plus 1 as a sub) scoring just one goal and one assist.
He played 4 matches in both the Champions League and Europa League and was an integral part of Barcelona winning the 2022/23 Spanish La Liga.
He moved on in 2022 where he signed for Barcelona, and he won La Liga in his debut season.
Niclas Füllkrug is a German footballer who was born on 9 February, 1993 and plays as a forward for Werder Bremen and the German national team.
Füllkrug started his senior career with the club’s reserves after graduating from the academy.
He moved to FC Nürnberg following appearances with the first team in the Bundesliga and a loan to Bundesliga side Greuther Fürth in the 2013–14 season.
He signed for Hannover 96 in 2016 after his outstanding performances at Nürnberg.
Füllkrug returned to Werder Bremen for the 2019–20 season which saw him earn a place in the German squad at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Niklas Fullkrug in the German Bundesliga season 2022/23 has played 27 matches and has scored 16 goals while giving 5 assists.