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Emenike, Messi, Neymar listed in WORLD CUP KING OF DRIBBLES

Super Eagles of Nigeria were giving some to cheer about when Nigeria forward Emmanuel Emenike was named among the best dribblers at the on-going 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Emenike made 29 dribbles during the Super Eagles campaign in the tournament which ended in the second round with a 2-0 defeat to France.

However, Argentina meastro Lionel Messi tops the chart with 41 dribbles, Brazilian forward, Neymar Da Silva Junior was also listed second in the chart with 36 dribbles, Alexis Sanchez of Chile listed third with 35 dribbles, Angel Di Maria listed fourth with 34 dribbles.

Netherlands wideman Arjen Robben placed sixth on the log with 25 dribbles.

Belgium whiz-kid Eden Hazard also made the list with 24 dribbles.

Equally, South Korea and Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen forward Heung-Min Son also got mentioned as the eighth player on the list, while Kenya-Belgium born Divock Origi came last with 20 dribbles.

However, Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa listed among the conversion rated players at the on-going world most prestigious tournament.

The listed players are:

James Rodriguez, Colombia 62.5 %

Bryan Ruiz Costa Rica, 40.1%

Wilfried Bony Cote D’Ivoire 40.1%

Robin Van Persie, Netherlands, 37.6%

Enner Valencia Ecuador, 37.6%

Neymar Da Silva Junior, Brazil 36.4%

Thomas Muller, Germany 36.4%

Luis Suarez, Uruguay 33.4%

Ahmed Musa, Nigeria 33.4%

Arjen Robben, Netherlands 33.4%

[The Nation]


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