The World Soccer 500 is back - check out who made our list of the 500 most important players on the planet

Here is page four in our definitive list of our 500 Most Important Players on the Planet. For each player we have included their club and the country that club plays in, along with their nationality. The asterisks signify new entries for 2018.

Additionally, feel free to follow the player links which will take you to player biographies, and the country links will take you to their 2018 World Cup team page.

Nabil FEKIR – Lyon & France*

Bruno FERNANDES – Sporting (Por) and Portugal

FERNANDINHO – Manchester City (Eng) & Brazil

FILIPE LUIS – Atletico Madrid (Spa) & Brazil

Alfred FINNBOGASON – Augsburg (Ger) & Iceland*

Roberto FIRMINO – Liverpool (Eng) & Brazil

Anfield: Firmino has turned into a fan favourite at Liverpool (Getty Images)

Edison FLORES – AaB (Den) & Peru*

Phil FODEN – Manchester City & England

Emil FORSBERG – RB Leipzig (Ger) & Sweden

GABI – Atletico Madrid & Spain

GABRIEL Barbosa – Internazionale (Ita) & Brazil

Jesus GALLARDO – Pumas & Mexico*

Jean-Philippe GBAMIN – Mainz (Ger) & Ivory Coast*

Dennis GEIGER – Hoffenheim & Germany*

Pedro GEROMEL – Gremio & Brazil*

Andre-Pierre GIGNAC – Tigres (Mex) & France

Jose GIMENEZ – Atletico Madrid (Spa) & Uruguay

Sebastian GIOVINCO – Toronto (USA) & Italy

Olivier GIROUD – Chelsea (Eng) & France

Kamil GLIK – Monaco (Fra) & Poland

Denis GLUSHAKOV – Spartak Moscow & Russia

Diego GODIN – Atletico Madrid (Spa) 
& Uruguay

Aleksandr GOLOVIN – CSKA Moscow & Russia*

Alejandro GOMEZ – Atalanta (Ita) & Argentina

Bafetimbi GOMIS – Galatasaray (Tur) & France*

Jonathan GONZALEZ – Monterrey & Mexico*

Leon GORETZKA Schalke & Germany

Mario GOTZE – Borussia Dortmund & Germany*

Andreas GRANQVIST – Krasnodar (Rus) & Sweden*

Michael GREGORITSCH – Augsburg (Ger) & Austria*

Antoine GRIEZMANN – Atletico Madrid (Spa) & France

International: Griezmann will be crucial to French World Cup hopes (Getty Images)

Alex GRIMALDO – Benfica (Por) & Spain*

Marcelo GROHE – Gremio & Brazil*

Andres GUARDADO – Real Betis (Spa) & Mexico

Johann Berg GUDMUNDSSON – Burnley (Eng) & Iceland*

Goncalo GUEDES – Paris Saint-Germain (Fra) & Portugal*

Paolo GUERRERO – Flamengo (Bra) & Peru

Idrissa GUEYE – Everton (Eng) & Senegal

Peter GULACSI – RB Leipzig (Ger) & Hungary*

Ilkay GUNDOGAN – Manchester City (Eng) & Germany*

Teo GUTIERREZ – Junior & Colombia 

Nahuel GUZMAN – Tigres (Mex) & Argentina*

Nguyen Quang HAI – Ha Noi & Vietnam*

Achraf HAKIMI – Real Madrid (Spa) & Morocco*

Marcel HALSTENBERG – RB Leipzig & Germany*

Marek HAMSIK – Napoli (Ita) & Slovakia

Amine HARIT – Schalke (Ger) & Morocco*

Kai HAVERTZ – Bayer Leverkusen & Germany*

Eden HAZARD – Chelsea (Eng) & Belgium 

Please click the link below to go to page five of our 500 Most Important players list.

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