Liverpool's Luis Suarez, centre, scores against Swansea, during their English League Cup soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super) (Credit: AP)
LONDON (AP) — Inter Milan has moved to the top of the AP Global 10 soccer rankings by The Associated Press, replacing Barcelona after ending Juventus’ 49-match unbeaten run.
Argentine striker Diego Milito was voted player of the week by AP’s panel of 20 international soccer writers Tuesday, ousting Lionel Messi from the top spot by scoring two goals in Inter’s 3-1 victory over Juventus.
Barcelona was second in the poll, closely followed by Bayern Munich and Manchester United, who are at the top of their respective leagues in Germany and England.
Inter scored 165 points out of a possible 200 in the latest poll, with Barcelona on 128 and Bayern Munich on 126. Manchester United had 118.