Throughout the season, ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks have nominated their top performers from the weekend's action, and the results have been collated into a top 10. In this edition, we tabulate the results from the 2015-16 campaign to come up with this season-ending edition of Player Power Rankings.
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1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain)
Paris Saint-Germain's talisman made 51 appearances across all competitions in his final campaign for the French giants, and what a remarkable farewell tour it was: 53 goals, 16 assists, and tying a club record for most Ligue 1 goals in a season. How, and where, Ibrahimovic follows up his incredible 2015-16 season is the question on everyone's lips heading into the offseason.
2. Luis Suarez (Barcelona)
There was just one man who ran Ibrahimovic close all season, and it was Suarez. In a Barcelona team featuring five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi and his heir apparent, Neymar, the Uruguayan focused the Catalans' attack. Suarez scored 59 goals and assisted on another 22 in 53 appearances across all competitions, and no one scored more goals in La Liga than his 40.
3. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
It's not often that Messi plays second fiddle to any teammate, but that was the case in 2015-16. Despite being Barcelona's second-most-influential player this season, the Argentine still managed to record 41 goals and 23 assists in 47 appearances for Barcelona, finishing as La Liga's third-highest scorer and tying for the league's assist lead -- with Suarez.
4. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)
Aguero finished runner-up in the Premier League's Golden Boot race, finishing one goal shy of Harry Kane's mark of 25. However, 2015-16 will go down as a frustrating season for Man City's No. 10 because he missed 12 matches through hamstring and ankle injuries. There's no telling how much improved Aguero's totals, or City's fourth-place finish, could have been without an injury-hit two-month spell at the end of 2015.
5. Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli)
Perhaps the most underrated player in this top 10, Higuain made history in 2015-16. His Serie A goal tally of 36 broke the single-season record of 35, set by AC Milan's Gunnar Nordahl in 1949-50. The Argentine also added another four goals in eight appearances (five of which came from the bench) in Napoli's Europa League campaign.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
It hasn't been Ronaldo's year. Despite his 51 goals and 15 assists in 47 appearances for Real Madrid, he missed out on the Ballon d'Or to Messi, he missed out on the Pichichi to Suarez, and his hard-charging Blancos missed out on the Liga crown by a single point to Barca. At least CR7 still has the Champions League to play for.
7. Neymar (Barcelona)
To have three players from one club in this top 10 underlines the stratospheric numbers Barcelona put up in 2015-16. Of the club's 177 goals scored this season, Messi, Suarez and Neymar accounted for 131 -- 31 coming from the Brazilian, who also chipped in with 20 assists.
8. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)
In a Bundesliga campaign in which Borussia Dortmund looked just short of taking the fight to Bayern Munich in the table, it was Aubameyang who drove BVB forward. His 40 goals in 49 appearances across all competitions accounted for nearly 29 percent of Dortmund's tallies this season, yet the Gabonese still couldn't hang with the league's top scorer, Robert Lewandowski, finishing five goals shy of the Pole's league-leading 30.
9. Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
Dybala made quite the introduction in his first season at Juventus. The Argentine established himself as the side's heartbeat in attack, despite Juve's early-season struggles, as he set out to pot 21 goals and nine assists in 42 appearances. At just 22, Dybala has generated little short of glee in both Turin and Argentina, as the Old Lady and the Albiceleste imagine what he'll be able to conjure up as his development continues.
10. Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
While Lewandowski made the headlines in Bavaria for his goal-scoring exploits, Muller quietly turned in the best season of his Bayern career. In 52 club appearances across all competitions, the German international netted 32 times and added another 10 assists. His 20 goals in the Bundesliga were good enough for third-best, behind Lewandowski and Aubameyang.