Global soccer rankings - Top 10 players of the week ending Sept. 17

AP Global Soccer Rankings have released their list of the top soccer

players for the week ending Sept. 17. Scores are based on 23 voters: 10

points for first, 9 for second, etc.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur tackles Gareth Barry of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on April 21, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Premier League
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur tackles Gareth Barry of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on April 21, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY- SEPTEMBER 17: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid runs to his teammates as he celebrates the goal against Galatasaray during UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Ali Sami Yen Area on September 17, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
Galatasaray AS v Real Madrid CF - UEFA Champions League
ISTANBUL, TURKEY- SEPTEMBER 17: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid runs to his teammates as he celebrates the goal against Galatasaray during UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Ali Sami Yen Area on September 17, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring a goal against Ajax during their Champions League soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Barcelona's Messi celebrates scoring a goal against Ajax during their Champions League soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring a goal against Ajax during their Champions League soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus kicks a ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match against Hamburg SV in Dortmund September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050
Borussia Dortmund's Reus kicks a ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match against Hamburg SV in Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus kicks a ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match against Hamburg SV in Dortmund September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050
Robert Lewandowski, 57
Robert Lewandowski, 57
Robert Lewandowski, 57
Fiorentina's Moroccan forward Mounir El Hamdaoui celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Fiorentina on December 8, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABITIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images
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Fiorentina's Moroccan forward Mounir El Hamdaoui celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Fiorentina on December 8, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABITIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on September 14, 2013 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Sunderland v Arsenal - Premier League
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal celebrates his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on September 14, 2013 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil challenges Olympique Marseille's Dimitri Payet during their Group F Champions League soccer match at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Arsenal's Ozil challenges Olympique Marseille's Payet during their Group F Champions League soccer match at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil challenges Olympique Marseille's Dimitri Payet during their Group F Champions League soccer match at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates a goal against Hamburg SV during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050
Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang celebrates a goal against Hamburg SV during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates a goal against Hamburg SV during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER GAME. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050

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