21st Century Football Players
Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Football Players, including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Jamie Vardy and Tom Brady.
Cristiano RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo
05 February 1985, Portuguese
Football Player
Lionel MessiLionel Messi
24 June 1987, Argentinian
Football Player

David BeckhamDavid Beckham
02 May 1975, British
Former English Footballer

Diego MaradonaDiego Maradona
30 October 1960, Argentinian
Argentine footballer

Zlatan IbrahimovićZlatan Ibrahimović
03 October 1981, Swedish
Football Player

Zinedine ZidaneZinedine Zidane
23 June 1972, French
Football Player
Thierry HenryThierry Henry
17 August 1977, French
Former French Footballer

NeymarNeymar
05 February 1992, Brazilian
Footballer

RonaldinhoRonaldinho
21 March 1980, Brazilian
Footballer
Marcus RashfordMarcus Rashford
31 October 1997, British
Footballer

Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney
24 October 1985, British
Footballer
Mohamed SalahMohamed Salah
15 June 1992, Egyptian
Footballer

Jürgen KloppJürgen Klopp
16 June 1967, German
Football Manager

Robert LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski
21 August 1988, Polish
Footballer

Kylian MbappéKylian Mbappé
20 December 1998, French
Footballer

Frank LampardFrank Lampard
20 June 1978, British
Footballer
Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970, British
Football Player

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960, British
Footballer

Pep GuardiolaPep Guardiola
18 January 1971, Spanish
Former Footballer, Football Manager

Gerard PiquéGerard Piqué
02 February 1987, Spanish
Football Player
Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980, British
Football Player

Sergio RamosSergio Ramos
30 March 1986, Spanish
Footballer
Sergio AgüeroSergio Agüero
02 June 1988, Argentinian
Footballer

Eden HazardEden Hazard
07 January 1991, Belgian
Footballer

KakáKaká
22 April 1982, Brazilian
Footballer
Arjen RobbenArjen Robben
23 January 1984, Dutch
Dutch Footballer

Harry KaneHarry Kane
28 July 1993, British
Footballer
Paul PogbaPaul Pogba
15 March 1993, French
Footballer

Eric CantonaEric Cantona
24 May 1966, French
Actor & Football Player

Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
31 December 1941, Scottish
Former Manager of Manchester United
Ryan GiggsRyan Giggs
29 November 1973, Welsh
Footballer

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Fernando TorresFernando Torres
20 March 1984, Spanish
Footballer
Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
28 June 1991, Belgian
Footballer

Vinnie JonesVinnie Jones
05 January 1965, British
Actor, Former Pro Footballer

Peter CrouchPeter Crouch
30 January 1981, British
Footballer

Pierre-Emerick AubameyangPierre-Emerick Aubameyang
18 June 1989, Gabonese
Footballer
Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi Buffon
28 January 1978, Italian
Footballer
Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963, British
Footballer

Mario BalotelliMario Balotelli
12 August 1990, Italian
Footballer

Carlos TevezCarlos Tevez
05 February 1984, Argentinian
Football Player

Sadio ManéSadio Mané
10 April 1992, Senegalese
Footballer
Gareth BaleGareth Bale
16 July 1989, British
Footballer

Cesc FàbregasCesc Fàbregas
04 May 1987, Spanish
Footballer

Brian CloughBrian Clough
21 March 1935, British
Football Player

Philippe CoutinhoPhilippe Coutinho
12 June 1992, Brazilian
Footballer

Karim BenzemaKarim Benzema
19 December 1987, Algerian
Footballer
Andrea PirloAndrea Pirlo
19 May 1979, Italian
Italian footballer

George WeahGeorge Weah
1966 AD, Liberian
25th President of Liberia
Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos
10 April 1973, Brazilian
Football Player

Paul ScholesPaul Scholes
16 November 1974, British
Footballer

RivaldoRivaldo
19 April 1972, Brazilian
Former Brazilian Footballer
Antoine GriezmannAntoine Griezmann
21 March 1991, French
Footballer

Andrés IniestaAndrés Iniesta
11 May 1984, Spanish
Footballer
Raheem SterlingRaheem Sterling
08 December 1994, British
Footballer

Ruud GullitRuud Gullit
01 September 1962, Dutch
Former Dutch Footballer

Javier HernándezJavier Hernández
01 June 1988, Mexican
Footballer

HulkHulk
25 July 1986, Brazilian
Footballer

Jamie VardyJamie Vardy
11 January 1987, British
Footballer
Roberto BaggioRoberto Baggio
18 February 1967, Italian
Football Player

Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku
13 May 1993, Belgian
Football Player

David SilvaDavid Silva
08 January 1986, Spanish
Footballer

Luis FigoLuís Figo
04 November 1972, Portuguese
Former Portuguese Footballer
Clarence SeedorfClarence Seedorf
01 April 1976, Surinamese
Football Coach

Carlo AncelottiCarlo Ancelotti
10 June 1959, Italian
Footballer
Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973, Norwegian
Football Manager

RomárioRomário
29 January 1966, Brazilian
Former Brazilian Football Star

Abby WambachAbby Wambach
02 June 1980, American
Soccer Player
Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947, British
Football Manager

Alex Oxlade-ChamberlainAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain
15 August 1993, British
Footballer
Miroslav KloseMiroslav Klose
09 June 1978, German
German Footballer

Luka ModrićLuka Modrić
09 September 1985, Croatian, Yugoslav
Footballer

XaviXavi
25 January 1980, Spanish
Footballer
Andriy ShevchenkoAndriy Shevchenko
1976 AD, Ukrainian
Football Player, Politician

Anthony MartialAnthony Martial
05 December 1995, French
Football Player
Edinson CavaniEdinson Cavani
14 February 1987, Uruguayan
Footballer

Dwight YorkeDwight Yorke
03 November 1971, Trinidadian
Football Player

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21 March 1961, German
Former German Footballer

Gabriel BatistutaGabriel Batistuta
01 February 1969, Argentinian
Retired Argentine Footballer
Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
15 November 1993, Argentinian, Italian, Polish
Football Player
RobinhoRobinho
25 January 1984, Brazilian
Footballer

Francesco TottiFrancesco Totti
27 September 1976, Italian
Italian Footballer

Roberto FirminoRoberto Firmino
02 October 1991, Brazilian
Footballer

Marco van BastenMarco van Basten
31 October 1964, Dutch
Former Dutch Football Star
Mauro IcardiMauro Icardi
19 February 1993, Argentinian, Italian
Footballer

Daniel SturridgeDaniel Sturridge
01 September 1989, British
Football Player

Manuel Neuer Manuel Neuer
27 March 1986, German
Football Player

Toni KroosToni Kroos
04 January 1990, German
Footballer

Olivier GiroudOlivier Giroud
30 September 1986, French
Footballer
Jesse LingardJesse Lingard
15 December 1992, British
Footballer

Thomas MüllerThomas Müller
13 September 1989, German
Footballer
Franz BeckenbauerFranz Beckenbauer
11 September 1945, German
Former German Footballer

David de GeaDavid de Gea
07 November 1990, Spanish
Footballer
Arsène WengerArsène Wenger
22 October 1949, French
Football Manager
Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
18 February 1933, British
Footballer