The 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League campaign produced some of the best dribbles that left most football enthusiasts wowed. In this report, Futballnews has highlighted the top 5 most dribbles in the 2021/22 Champions League Season.
Football lovers have always had themselves at the edge of their seats because of the wonderful displays of the Champions League teams. Clubs like Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid, and Chelsea were amazing and they gave out lots of drama in the competition.
The competition ended as Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the final match. However, we saw most talented players do what they know how to do best which is to dribble. Some of such players make up our list of the top 5 most dribbles in the 2021/22 Champions League Season.
Below are the top 5 Most Dribbles in the 2021/22 Champions League Season:
#5. Luis Diaz | Liverpool
Luis Diaz, a Colombian footballer, was instrumental in Liverpool’s second-place finish in the Champions League competition in the 2021/22 season. Diaz had 42 dribbles in his seven games in the most recent UCL season, which was also his debut for Liverpool. This UCL season, the winger added two goals and one assist to his tally.
#4. Kylian Mbappe | Paris Saint-Germain
Currently the world’s most expensive footballer and one of the best in the world, Mbappe is living the dreams of most young footballers. The 23-year-old join Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco and has been one of their best players.
The Frenchman is known to have a great pace and amazing dribbling abilities. He has broken many club records at a very young age. Mbappe usually starts from the left flank with Neymar and Messi with him in front. Most defenders find it difficult to stop Mbappe because of the fantastic abilities he has.
He completed 43 dribbles in the last Champions League even though PSG ended their journey in the last-16.
#3. Mohamed Salah | Liverpool
The Liverpool hitman has been amazing since he join them from AS Roma in 2017. He was recently announced as the PFA Player’s Player Of The Year.
Salah has set and broken many records in Liverpool and shows no sign of stopping. He is already Liverpool’s highest goal scorer in Champions League competition within just 5 years of being at the club.
Mo Salah ended the last Premier League season with 23 goals and 17 assists, making him the highest goal scorer and the player maker of the season. The Egyptian king comes third in this list with 43 successful dribbles.
2. Kingsley Coman | Bayern Munich
Having won many titles at club level, Coman is considered as one of the most decorated footballers in the world. The 25-year-old joined Bayern Munich three years ago and he has been amazing for the German champions.
Coman is also known to have fantastic pace and dribbling abilities. At just 25, he has played for three of the best clubs in Europe; Juventus, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain. He helped Bayern Munich to win the champions league title in 2020 after he scored the winning goal in the final game against Paris Saint-Germain.
The Frenchman had 59 successful dribbles as he comes second on the list.
#1. Vinicius Jr. | Real Madrid
One of the current best young players in the world, Vinicius enjoyed a great 2021/22 season. He joined Real Madrid in 2018 for a record fee of €46m which made him the second most expensive player for the Spanish champions.
However, he didn’t live up to the expectations of many fans as he scored just 7 goals in his first 3 seasons at the club. The Brazilian became a new player last season. He helped Real Madrid in winning both the La Liga and Champions League.
Vinicius formed a massive pair with Benzema and they led the score sheets for Real Madrid. He scored a total of 13 goals in La Liga and had 83 dribbles in the champions league. This amazing display leaves him on top of the list.