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Top 10 best-selling shirts across Europe in October 2023

Manav ChowdhuryManav Chowdhury
November 9 2023
Top 10 best-selling shirt across Europe in October 2023

Football shirts are not just sportswear for fans, they represent emotions and memories and a connection to the football club they support. Fans wear these shirts during the matches to show their love and support for the club. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been the most popular players of the last decade and a half and their jerseys were the most popular in football, but their dominance is ending.

With more and more new talents coming up in football fans are buying shirts of those players, here we look at the top ten best-selling shirt across Europe in October:

10. Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)

A versatile player, although he is usually deployed on the left flank, he can play anywhere along the front line and has also been used on the right or in the centre. Possessing explosive acceleration, and excellent pace, agility, balance, technique, flair, dribbling skills, and close control at speed. The Brazilian is not having a great season so far. He has made 11 appearances and scored three and assisted three goals. The Real Madrid star remains a popular player.

9. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

Saka is a real creative force, capable of getting into dangerous positions and playing killer final balls. He has brilliant close control and dribbling ability, when he is playing on the right, he comes infield and is extremely dangerous when playing chipped balls or crosses towards the back post. He is one of the best players in the Premier League and can become the next big thing in English Football.

8. Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United)

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Garnacho is still only 19, and making the top 10 of this list is a testament to his hard work and talent.

Erik ten Hag has taken a liking to the young Argentinian and fully integrated him into the first-team squad. He is mainly deployed on the left-hand side though he has played a few minutes on the right when needed. One of Garnacho’s standout traits that’s immediately obvious when you watch him is his close control. At times, the ball seems like it’s stuck to his foot as he looks to ghost past his defender, either inside or outside.

There is no surprise to see his name on the list, he is a fan favourite and will definitely be crucial for them in many more seasons to come. The Argentine is still only 19, and making the top 10 of this list is a testament to his hard work and talent.

7. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

A versatile and highly talented player, he plays mainly as an attacking or a central midfielder but can also operate in several other positions. Although he is not blessed with significant physical strength, pace, or ability in the air, he is a quick and elegant player on the ball with good dribbling skills, while his positional sense, tactical intelligence, movement, direct style of play and ability to run at defences when in possession also enable him to take advantage of spaces in the opposition’s defence and subsequently create chances and goalscoring opportunities for himself or his teammates. He hasn’t played much this season due to injury, but he remains a top player.

6. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

Salah is predominantly known for his speed, movement, clinical finishing, agility, dribbling skills, first touch, and ball control, as well as his ability to use both his pace and flair on the ball to beat opponents and create scoring opportunities for himself or his teammates.

A versatile forward, he primarily plays as a winger on the right flank, a position which allows him to cut into the centre onto his stronger left foot, and either shoot on goal or play quick exchanges with other players and make runs in behind the defence towards goal. He can also play in the centre behind the main striker as either an attacking midfielder or second striker.

5. Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur)

Son is known for his two-footed ability, explosive pace, positional sense, movement, close control and clinical finishing which make him especially effective on the counter-attack. He has drawn praise from teammates and in the media for his selfless work rate and defensive contribution, and is capable of providing assists for teammates, in addition to scoring goals himself Currently, he is having a really good time with Spurs as they have only lost one game till now and are looking really good form.

4. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)

Rashford is a pacey and direct player, often moving to central positions to create chances and get into goalscoring positions. The England international is still a popular player despite underwhelming performances this season at his club. He’s scored just one goal this season, which explains Man United’s awful season so far.

3. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)

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Mbappe finished third in the 2023 Ballon d’Or

A versatile forward, Mbappé often plays as a winger, and is capable of playing on either flank, due to his ability with both feet. He is highly regarded for his pace and close ball control when dribbling at speed, as well as his movement, tactical intelligence, and ability to beat the defensive line by making attacking runs into space both on and off the ball. He finished third in the 2023 Ballon d’Or, and at 24, he still has many years to cement his status.

2. Erling Haaland (Manchester City)

A prolific goalscorer and widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, Haaland has all the attributes of a complete centre-forward. He uses his sizeable frame to hold play up effectively and involve others. He has the pace and clever movement to run in behind, he can dribble and create, and he can finish with both feet and his head. He broke many records in the Premier League and is on track to win the Golden Boot again this season. He finished second in the 2023 Ballon d’Or ranking.

1. Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid)

Jude Bellingham has enjoyed a stunning season since arriving at Real Madrid in the summer transfer window, with the Englishman staking his claim as football’s next superstar. Real Madrid’s No. 5 is flying off the racks, with fans buying more personalized “Bellingham” kits than any other player. Earlier this week, Jude won the 2023 Kopa Trophy at the Ballon d’Or ceremony. In 14 appearances this season, he has 13 goals and three assists in all competitions. He is the leading scorer in LaLiga.

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