(14 September 2011)
Oscar seems to take pressure in his stride, stepping up to be Brazil's No10 after a hat-trick in the FIFA U-20 World Cup win in Colombia two years ago. He has also seamlessly adapted to life in England at Chelsea.
Toni Kroos heads up the final Castrol Index with two of his FIFA World Cup winning team-mates making the top ten. Third-placed Netherlands also boast three players in the final ranking, along with two for the hosts.
Two well-taken goals and an exhibition of his complete passing repertoire in Germany's semi-final thrashing of Brazil have catapulted midfielder Toni Kroos to top spot in the latest Castrol Index ranking.