Global soccer rankings - Top 10 players of week 3

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

players for the week ending Sept. 2. Scores are based on 23 voters: 10

points for first, 9 for second, etc.

No. 10 Giuseppe Rossi takes the last spot in the rankings with 28 points. Fiorentina's Rossi scored 2 goals which contributed to their 2-5 win over Genoa.
GENOA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01: Giuseppe Rossi of ACF Fiorentina celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on September 1, 2013 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)
No. 10 Giuseppe Rossi takes the last spot in the rankings with 28 points. Fiorentina's Rossi scored 2 goals which contributed to their 2-5 win over Genoa.
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud reacts after their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates, London, England September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
Arsenal's Giroud reacts after their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud reacts after their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates, London, England September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund celebrates his team's victory over Eintracht Frankfurt after their German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Frankfurt, September 1, 2013. Dortmund won the match 2-1 and Mkhitaryan scored twice. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (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
Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund celebrates his team's victory over Eintracht Frankfurt
Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund celebrates his team's victory over Eintracht Frankfurt after their German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Frankfurt, September 1, 2013. Dortmund won the match 2-1 and Mkhitaryan scored twice. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (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
Napoli's Marek Hamsik celebrates after scoring against Chievo Verona during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Napoli's Hamsik celebrates after scoring against Chievo Verona during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona
Napoli's Marek Hamsik celebrates after scoring against Chievo Verona during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring his goal during their Spanish first division soccer match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring his goal during their Spanish first division soccer match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid
Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring his goal during their Spanish first division soccer match against Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
No. 5 Vedad Ibisevic surged this week with 71 points. Ibisevic had a hat trick against TSG Hoffenheim.<br><br>
8STUTTGART, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 01: Vedad Ibisevic of Stuttgart (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal with team mates during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and 1899 Hoffenheim at Mercedes-Benz Arena on September 1, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Daniel Kopatsch/Bongarts/Getty Images)
No. 5 Vedad Ibisevic surged this week with 71 points. Ibisevic had a hat trick against TSG Hoffenheim.

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 30: Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich celebrates victory with the Bayern Munich fans during the UEFA Super Cup between Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea at Stadion Eden on August 30, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Bayern Muenchen v Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUGUST 30: Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich celebrates victory with the Bayern Munich fans during the UEFA Super Cup between Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea at Stadion Eden on August 30, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (L) fights for the ball with Manchester United's Danny Welbeck during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield, Liverpool, northern England September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
Liverpool's Sturridge fights for the ball with Manchester United's Danny Welbeck during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield
Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (L) fights for the ball with Manchester United's Danny Welbeck during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield, Liverpool, northern England September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
Juventus' Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring against S.S. Lazio during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium in Turin August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Juventus' Vidal celebrates after scoring against S.S. Lazio during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium in Turin
Juventus' Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring against S.S. Lazio during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium in Turin August 31, 2013. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (L) celebrates with teammates Neymar (C) and Cesc Fabregas after scoring against Valencia during their Spanish first division soccer match at the Mestalla Stadium in Valencia September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Heino Kalis (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Barcelona's Messi celebrates scoring against Valencia during their Spanish first division soccer match in Valencia
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (L) celebrates with teammates Neymar (C) and Cesc Fabregas after scoring against Valencia during their Spanish first division soccer match at the Mestalla Stadium in Valencia September 1, 2013. REUTERS/Heino Kalis (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

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