20. Seydou KeitaCareer Span: 1999- Nationality: Malian International Caps: 70 caps (19 goals) Position: Midfielder
In a Barcelona side that is considered one of the greatest teams to have ever graced the game, Seydou Keita has proven to be an able understudy to Xavi and Andres Iniesta or Sergio Busquets.
You want the prized ingredients of dependability, humility and versatility; the qualities of the ultimate squad player? Send for Seydou. “There are many players who, when they lose the confidence of a coach, are offended. They feel that they are the centre of the universe and do not understand that the coach does it for the good of the team,” Pep Guardiola commented earlier this year. “But one of the most wonderful things in these four years is to have met a guy like him.”