Victor Moses Rated Among World's Best Dribblers
Football is about goals but beyond that, there are other qualities that endear players to fans.
One of such qualities is dribbling which makes it amazing to see a Nigerian, Victor Moses being rated among the top 100 dribblers in the world as far as it is concerned in the top five leagues across Europe.
The latest ratings released by Football statisticians CIES Football Observatory ranks Moses in joint 76 position 70 places behind Barcelona and Argentine superstar Lionel Messi who is ranked 6th in the world.
Middlesbrough’s Adama Traore is first on the list ahead of Eden Hazard (Chelsea) who is second, Bastia's Allan Saint-Maximin is third and Neymar (Barcelona) occupies the 4th position.
As reflected in the breakdown of the rankings, Moses has attempted 81 dribbles with a success rate of 59 percent, and scored 73.5 overall.
The Nigerian has been quite phenomenal for Chelsea this season.
Some notable names behind Moses include Phillipe Coutinho who is ranked 81 as well as David Silva of Manchester City who is in the 86th position.
The PSG duo of Lucas Mora and Jaun Draxler occupy the 92nd and 99th positions respectively.
The dribbling index is calculated by dividing the number of dribbles attempted by the percentage of successful ones.