Messi, Ronaldo & the top free kick goalscorers of the last 10 years

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Dead-ball specialists are an important part of the modern game, with Goal having uncovered the cream of that particular crop over the past decade

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    =10. Philippe Coutinho

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Inter, Liverpool and Barcelona.
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    =10. Christian Fuchs

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Bochum, Mainz, Schalke and Leicester.
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    =10. Wayne Rooney

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Manchester United and Everton.
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    =10. Aleksandar Kolarov

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Lazio, Manchester City and Roma.
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    =10. Nene

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Mallorca, Alaves, Monaco, Celta Vigo, Espanyol, ​​Paris-Saint Germain and West Ham.
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    =10. Dimitri Payet

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Nantes, St Etienne, Lille, Marseille and West Ham.
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    =10. Marvin Plattenhardt

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spells at Nurnberg and Hertha Berlin.
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    =10. Francesco Totti

    Seven free-kick goals for Roma.
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    =10. Alessandro Diamanti

    Seven free-kick goals spread over spellls at Livorno, West Ham, Brescia, Bologna, Fiorentina, Watford, Atalanta and Palermo.
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    =9. Paulo Dybala

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Palermo and Juventus.
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    =9. Dani Parejo

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Real Madrid, Getafe and Valencia.
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    =9. Mario Balotelli

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Inter, Manchester City, AC Milan, Liverpool and Nice.
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    =9. Alessandro Del Piero

    Eight free-kick goals for Juventus.
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    =9. Diego

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Werder Bremen, Juventus, Wolfsburg and Atletico Madrid.
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    =9. Sebastian Larsson

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Arsenal, Birmingham, Sunderland and Hull City.
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    =9. Juan Mata

    Eight free-kick goals spread over spells at Valencia, Chelsea and Manchester United.
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    =8. Daniele Conti

    Nine free-kick goals spread over spells at Roma and Cagliari.
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    =8. Gylfi Sigurdsson

    Nine free-kick goals spread over spells at Hoffenheim, Swansea, Tottenham and Everton.
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    =7. Benat Etxebarria

    Ten free-kick goals spread over spells at Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla.
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    =7. Michel Bastos

    Ten free-kick goals spread over spells at Lille, Lyon, Schalke and Roma.
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    =7. Antonio Di Natale

    Ten free-kick goals for Udinese.
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    =7. Daniel Wass

    Ten free-kick goals spread over spells at Evian and Celta Vigo.
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    =7. Sejad Salihovic

    Ten free-kick goals spread over spells at Hertha Berlin, Hoffenheim and Hamburg.
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    =6. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Eleven free-kick goals spread over spells at Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, ​​AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.
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    =6. Hakan Calhanoglu

    Eleven free-kick goals spread over spells at Hamburg, Bayer Leverkusen and AC Milan.
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    5. Andrea Pirlo

    Twelve free-kick goals spread over spells at Inter, AC Milan and Juventus.
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    =4. Juan Arango

    Thirteen free-kick goals spread over spells at Mallorca and Borussia Monchengladbach.
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    =4. Francesco Lodi

    Thirteen free-kick goals spread over spells at Empoli, Udinese, Catania, Genoa and Parma.
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    3. Miralem Pjanic

    Fourteen free-kick goals spread over spells at Metz, Lyon, Rome and Juventus.
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    2. Lionel Messi

    Twenty-one free-kick goals for Barcelona.
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    1. Cristiano Ronaldo

    Twenty-four free-kick goals spread over spells at Manchester United and Real Madrid.