: I think pep pep meant that the numbers reflecting the relative ability/achievements of the players. Not the the ranking in each nation/teams.
1 - Among all time greatest players, we talk the likes of Pele and Maradona here.
2 - Among the best players of his generation, think like Di Stefano, Platini, Zidane, van Basten, Ronaldo, CR7, Puskas, Zico or Messi here.
3 - Candidates for World Player of the Year during his playing years, think like Batistuta, Ibrahimovic, Maldini, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Neymar or Weah.
4 - European or South American greats, think like Best, Figo, Figueroa, Cubillas, Masopust or Michael Laudrup. Eto'o or Hugo Sanchez included here due to their above average tally in Europe for non-Euro/South American greats
5 - Other greats, such as Drogba, Kempes, Shevchenko, Giggs, Stoichkov or Dalglish
6-10 - players that could compete in English Premier League, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga or French Ligue 1 (Rooney 6, Busquets 7, Ljungberg 8, Fletcher 9, Wes Brown 10)
7-11 - players that could compete in first level football in other stronger European leagues or Brazilian Serie A, Argentine Primera División or Uruguayan Primera División (Nakamura 7, Park Ji-sung 7, Dejan Petkovic 10, Xavier Chen 11)
8-12 - Players that could compete in English Championships, Mexican Liga MX, MLS, Chilean Campeonato Nacional, Paraguayan Primera División, Peruvian Primera División or Colombian Categoría Primera A (Dempsey 8)
9-13 - Players that could compete in English Football League One/Two, Japanese J-League 1, Australian A-League, Chinese Super League, Korean K-League or Iranian Persian Gulf Pro League (Kazu Miura 9 - Chen Po-liang 12, Irfan Bachdim 13)
10-14 - Players that could compete in English National League, Nigerian Premier League, South African PSL, Egyptian Premier League, Qatar Stars League or Saudi Professional League (Sami Al-Jaber 11)
11-15 - Players that could compete in Thai Premier League, Hong Kong Premier League or Indian Super League (Baichung Bhutia 11, Zesh Rehman 12 for example)
14 - Minimum level players that could compete in lower leagues, for example English regional/county leagues think like Ali Dia, Arsene Wenger's early signings, such as Jehad Muntasser, Alberto Méndez and Ömer Rıza
15- most of Tahiti 2013 Confederations Cup team, sans Marama Vahirua
16- Nicky Salapu and most if not all the players of the famed American Samoa team who lost 31-0 from Australia in 2001
uncharted - You, me, most beer-bellied, wooden-legged football fans around the world