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

Eden HazardEden Hazard
07 January 1991, Belgian
Footballer

NeymarNeymar
05 February 1992, Brazilian
Brazilian Footballer

Hope SoloHope Solo
30 July 1981, American
Football Player

Antoine GriezmannAntoine Griezmann
21 March 1991, French
Footballer
Matthijs de LigtMatthijs de Ligt
12 August 1999, Dutch
Football Player

Mohamed SalahMohamed Salah
15 June 1992, Egyptian
Footballer

Frank LampardFrank Lampard
20 June 1978, British
Footballer

David BeckhamDavid Beckham
02 May 1975, British
Former English Footballer
Romelu LukakuRomelu Lukaku
13 May 1993, Belgian
Football Player

Kylian MbappéKylian Mbappé
20 December 1998, French
Footballer
Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney
24 October 1985, British
 

Jürgen KloppJürgen Klopp
16 June 1967, German
Football Manager

Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
15 November 1993, Argentinian, Italian, Polish
Football Player
Raheem SterlingRaheem Sterling
08 December 1994, British
Footballer

Gareth BaleGareth Bale
16 July 1989, British
Footballer
Philippe CoutinhoPhilippe Coutinho
12 June 1992, Brazilian
Footballer

Fernando TorresFernando Torres
20 March 1984, Spanish
Footballer

Paul PogbaPaul Pogba
15 March 1993, French
Footballer
Peter CrouchPeter Crouch
30 January 1981, British
Footballer

Sadio ManéSadio Mané
10 April 1992, Senegalese
Footballer
Diego MaradonaDiego Maradona
30 October 1960, Argentinian
Argentine footballer

Sergio AgüeroSergio Agüero
02 June 1988, Argentinian
Footballer

Daniel SturridgeDaniel Sturridge
01 September 1989, British
Football Player

Gianluigi BuffonGianluigi Buffon
28 January 1978, Italian
Footballer
Zinedine ZidaneZinedine Zidane
23 June 1972, French
Football Player
Carli LloydCarli Lloyd
16 July 1982, American
Football Player

RonaldinhoRonaldinho
21 March 1980, Brazilian
Footballer

Harry KaneHarry Kane
28 July 1993, British
Footballer

Mario BalotelliMario Balotelli
12 August 1990, Italian
Footballer
Mia HammMia Hamm
17 March 1972, American
Soccer Player

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Carlos VelaCarlos Vela
01 March 1989, Spanish, Mexican
Footballer

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

Abby WambachAbby Wambach
02 June 1980, American
Soccer Player

Pierre-Emerick AubameyangPierre-Emerick Aubameyang
18 June 1989, Gabonese
Footballer
Sergio RamosSergio Ramos
30 March 1986, Spanish
Footballer

Thierry HenryThierry Henry
17 August 1977, French
Former French Footballer
Jesse LingardJesse Lingard
15 December 1992, British
Footballer

Arjen RobbenArjen Robben
23 January 1984, Dutch
Dutch Footballer

Gerard PiquéGerard Piqué
02 February 1987, Spanish
Football Player
Roberto FirminoRoberto Firmino
02 October 1991, Brazilian
Footballer

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980, British
Football Player
Carlos TevezCarlos Tevez
05 February 1984, Argentinian
Football Player

Ole Gunnar SolskjærOle Gunnar Solskjær
26 February 1973, Norwegian
Football Manager

Christian EriksenChristian Eriksen
14 February 1992, Danish
Football Player

Cesc FàbregasCesc Fàbregas
04 May 1987, Spanish
Footballer

Marcus RashfordMarcus Rashford
31 October 1997, British
Footballer
HulkHulk
25 July 1986, Brazilian
Footballer

Robert LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski
21 August 1988, Polish
Footballer

KakáKaká
22 April 1982, Brazilian
Footballer

Karim BenzemaKarim Benzema
19 December 1987, Algerian
Footballer
Anthony MartialAnthony Martial
05 December 1995, French
Football Player

Andrés IniestaAndrés Iniesta
11 May 1984, Spanish
Footballer
Diego CostaDiego Costa
07 October 1988, Spanish
Footballer

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

Christen PressChristen Press
29 December 1988, American
Soccer Player
Mauro IcardiMauro Icardi
19 February 1993, Argentinian, Italian
Footballer

Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson
31 December 1941, Scottish
Former Manager of Manchester United
Kevin De Bruyne Kevin De Bruyne
28 June 1991, Belgian
Footballer

George WeahGeorge Weah
1966 AD, Liberian
25th President of Liberia

Alex Oxlade-ChamberlainAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain
15 August 1993, British
Footballer
David SilvaDavid Silva
08 January 1986, Spanish
Footballer

Jamie VardyJamie Vardy
11 January 1987, British
Footballer
Javier HernándezJavier Hernández
01 June 1988, Mexican
Footballer

Leroy SanéLeroy Sané
11 January 1996, German, French
Footballer

RobinhoRobinho
25 January 1984, Brazilian
Footballer

Kevin-Prince BoatengKevin-Prince Boateng
06 March 1987, German, Ghanaian
Football Player
Edinson CavaniEdinson Cavani
14 February 1987, Uruguayan
Footballer
Olivier GiroudOlivier Giroud
30 September 1986, French
Footballer

Emiliano SalaEmiliano Sala
31 October 1990, Argentinian, Italian
Footballer

Ryan GiggsRyan Giggs
29 November 1973, Welsh
Footballer

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960, British
Footballer
Vinnie JonesVinnie Jones
05 January 1965, British
Actor, Former Pro Footballer

Dele AlliDele Alli
11 April 1996, British
Footballer

Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970, British
Football Player

Freddy AduFreddy Adu
02 June 1989, Ghanaian
Soccer Player

David de GeaDavid de Gea
07 November 1990, Spanish
Footballer
Clarence SeedorfClarence Seedorf
01 April 1976, Surinamese
Football Coach

XaviXavi
25 January 1980, Spanish
Footballer
Alexandre LacazetteAlexandre Lacazette
28 May 1991, French
Footballer

Toni KroosToni Kroos
04 January 1990, German
Footballer

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947, British
Football Manager
Francesco TottiFrancesco Totti
27 September 1976, Italian
Italian Footballer

Tahith ChongTahith Chong
04 December 1999, Dutch
Footballer
Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos
10 April 1973, Brazilian
Football Player

Arsène WengerArsène Wenger
22 October 1949, French
Football Manager

Ross BarkleyRoss Barkley
05 December 1993, British
Footballer

Andrea PirloAndrea Pirlo
19 May 1979, Italian
Italian footballer
Shinji KagawaShinji Kagawa
17 March 1989, Japanese
Footballer

Marco ReusMarco Reus
31 May 1989, German
Footballer
Thomas MüllerThomas Müller
13 September 1989, German
Footballer

Keylor NavasKeylor Navas
15 December 1986, Costa Rican, Spanish
Footballer
Michel PlatiniMichel Platini
21 June 1955, French
Former French Football Player, Football

Manuel Neuer Manuel Neuer
27 March 1986, German
Football Player
Mario GötzeMario Götze
03 June 1992, German
Football Player