Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016

Hockey is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick. In many areas, one sport (typically field hockey or ice hockey) is generally referred to simply as hockey. Over the ages, hockey has proved to be one of the immensely popular games in its own merit. There have been a lot of great hockey players over the years, but only a select few have managed to become legendary, larger-than-life cultural icons. Every player on this list of the Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 had an outstanding career full of remarkable achievements, but there must be one that can be considered the best of all-time. let us take a look at the Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016.

Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016

 

10. Mark Knowles, Australia

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At the very start of our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 we have none other than Mark Knowles. A notable name in the Australian circuit, he Took over Australian captaincy duties at the beginning of `2014 and just a year later was named the sport`s International Player of the year for the year 2014. The 31 year old Queensland defender valiantly led the Kookaburras to the World Cup- besides, he was also player of the tournament- and the prestigious Commonwealth Games titles in a six week period duration. Trained under former coach Ric Charlesworth and a truly leading light at the top of the rankings.

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9. Ashley Jackson, Great Britain

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At no 9 in our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 we have Ashley Jackson. he Missed out on the award of the World player of the year accolade behind Knowles after sincerely nurturing his way back to full fitness at the World Cup following a shoulder injury. He came into his own in style at the Commonwealth Games as England finished with a bronze and started the year 2015 by leading Ranchi Rays to the Hockey India League title. Great Britain`s outstanding playmaker, he`s still only 27, with his career on the ascending curve of rise.

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8. Robert Van Der Horst, Netherlands

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At no 8 in our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 we  a very famous name – Robert van der Horst. The 30 years old and three-time Dutch player of the year still has prominent pace in spades and is usually at the very center of the Netherlands counters from defense. A key and significant player in the D set up given his leadership qualities.

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7. Tobias Hauke, Germany

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In our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 we have Tobias Hauke at no 7. Former member of a German team which finished a rather uncharacteristic sixth at the last World Cup. The lynchpin of the German side and often perceived as the team`s fifth defender. Hauke possesses brilliant ball retention and catches the eye readily on the move. He is going to be a player to watch at this summer`s European Championships.

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6. Robbert Kemperman, Netherlands

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At no 6 we have none other than Robbert Kemperman. Dubbed `Mr. Backhand for his pinpoint accuracy and precision on the reverse stick, the Dutch star will surely aim to turn a trio of silvers at the Olympics. He participated in the World Cup and Champions Trophy in the span of last three years and also achieved gold at the European Championships this summer.

5. Eddie Ockenden, Australia

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At no 5 in our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 we have the deserved inclusion in the form of Eddie Ockendern. He has been the captain of the Tasmanian Tiger in the Australian Hockey Leauge, which famously won its first national championship last season. He has been on an upward carve regularly in the Kookaburras side.

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4. Moritz Furste, Germany

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A valid addition in our list of Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016. He lost his World Cup fitness battle last year after an unfortunate torn cruciate ligament. Back in the fold again, the German captain amazingly led a young team to Champions Trophy triumph in India late last year. One of the only two surviving members of the 2007 winning team along with Tobias Hauke, the hard hitting Furste, at his 30, still has time on his side for even more number of medals.

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3. Barry Middleton, Great Britain

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third one on Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016 is passionate, tireless leader, a noted master of the game, who commands respect and is a key part of Great Britain`s defensive unit, Barry Middleton is an immensely popular name . Will be under pressure to lead England from the front to European success in August.

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2. Gonzalo , Argentine,  Peilla

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First of the two Argentines to win the prestigious FIH world rising star of the year award, this Argentine was a crucial part of the bronze medal-winning team of the World Cup. A famous dragflick specialist and a powerful one at that, Gonzalo stands proudly in our list of Top 10 male hockey player 2016.

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1. Christopher Ruhr, Germany

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Christopher Ruhr is our last name in our list of Top 10 male hockey player 2016. A world cup winner albeit with Germany at the junior World Cup back in 2013, the fluent forward has slotted into the senior side with evident ease.

Top 10 Male Hockey Players 2016

1. Christopher Ruhr, Germany
2. Gonzalo , Argentines, Peilla
3. Barry Middleton, Great Britain
4. Moritz Furste, Germany
5. Eddie Ockenden, Australia
6. Robbert Kemperman, Netherlands
7. Tobias Hauke, Germany
8. Robert Van Der Horst, Netherlands
9. Ashley Jackson, Great Britain
0. Mark Knowles, Australia