Legend of Manchester United, Rio Ferdinand, has named Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, among 'top five' best players in the world.
According to Ferdinand, Sterling is impossible to play against, adding that the international England is getting better all the time.
UEFA Champions League 5-1 victory against Atalanta on Tuesday.
Sterling scored three goals in eleven minutes after Sergio Aguero had gone out of his way Ruslan Malinovskyi's penalty opener at Etihad.
"We are running out of great words to say about Raheem Sterling," Ferdinand said on BT Sport.
"He is a young English player who has played a lot of games. He is still improving and adding more to his game.
"He is in the top five players in the world. I do not care who you mention.
"The effect is good, the goals are scoring, it's impossible to keep him out."