Famous Black Football Players

 1 Marcus Rashford

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

Marcus Rashford is a prominent football player for the Manchester United Football Club and England national team. He became the youngest British footballer to score in his debut match for England. He uses his popularity to fight against issues like child food poverty and homelessness in the United Kingdom. He is often praised for his political activism.

 2 Kylian Mbappé

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 20, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French

Regarded as one of the best footballers of the current generation, Kylian Mbappé became only the second teenager to score a goal in the final game of a World Cup. Known for his explosive speed and dribbling skills, Mbappé made an impact at a young age. Very mature for his age, he also believes in giving back to society.

 3 Paul Pogba

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French

Paul Pogba is a prominent football player for the English club Manchester United; in 2016 he was transferred from Juventus to Manchester United for a then-world record transfer fee of £89.3 million, which remains the highest paid fee by any English club. Also an important member of the France national team, he helped France win the 2018 World Cup.

 4 Mario Balotelli

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: August 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Italian
The talented but crazy Italian striker Mario Balotelli is one of the most intriguing and exciting footballers around. Love him or hate him, TIME Magazine in 2013 called him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

 5 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Gabonese

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a footballer who plays as a forward and is the captain of the Gabon national team. He is known for his pace and finishing and is said to be one of the best strikers in the world. He plays for the English club team, Arsenal. He has played for other clubs as well like AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund.

 6 Pierre Aubameyang

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French

 7 Sadio Mané

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Senegalese

Sadio Mané is one of the greatest Senegalese football players of all time. He is Senegal's fifth all-time top goal-scorer and was named African Footballer of the Year in 2020. One of Liverpool's key players, Sadio serves as an inspiration to youngsters as he succeeded as a footballer in spite of his father forbidding him from playing as a child.

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 8 Ian Wright

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

Ian Wright is an English former football player. Renowned for his speed, Wright played for popular clubs like Arsenal and helped his national team qualify for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. After retiring from the sport, Wright went on to become a TV and radio personality; he currently contributes as a commentator for ITV Sport and BBC Sport.

 9 Demba Ba

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French, Senegalese

 10 Tammy Abraham

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 11 Samuel Eto'o

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Cameroonian

 12 Dele Alli

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Midfielder Dele Alli began training as part of the Milton Keynes Dons youth system at age 11. He became a professional with the Dons and then played for the Tottenham Hotspur. The two-time PFA Young Player of the Year awardee led England to the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-finals.

 13 Daniel Sturridge

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

Daniel Sturridge is an English football player. During the 2007–08 season, Sturridge made his first-team debut and became the first player in the history to score goals in the Premier League, FA Cup, and FA Youth Cup in the same season. Apart from playing for popular clubs like Chelsea, Sturridge has also represented his national team in prominent tournaments.

 14 George Weah

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Famous As: 25th President of Liberia
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Nationality: Liberian
George Weah, who has been the president of Liberia since 2018, was once a star footballer. The striker was named the 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year, and played for clubs such as A.C. Milan and Paris Saint-Germain. Following his retirement, he established the Congress for Democratic Change.

 15 Rhian Brewster

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 16 David Alaba

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Austrian

 17 Lilian Thuram

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French, Guadeloupean

 18 Patrice Evra

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French, Senegalese

 19 Kurt Zouma

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French

 20 Patrick Vieira

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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French, Senegalese

 21 Shaun Wright-Phillips

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 22 Ashley Cole

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 23 Leroy Sané

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, French

Leroy Sané is a German professional football player who played a prominent role in helping Manchester City win the EFL Cup and the Premier League for which he was named PFA Young Player of the Year for the 2017–18 season. Also an important member of the German national team, Sané can also represent France as he also holds French citizenship.

 24 Freddy Adu

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Famous As: Soccer Player
Birthdate: June 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Ghanaian

Freddy Adu is an American soccer player who was touted as the next Pelé when he was 14 years old. However, he did not live up to the expectations and has since been a journeyman, playing for several teams in different countries. He currently plays for Österlen FF, a Swedish Division 1 club. He has also represented his national team.

 25 Andy Cole

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 26 Nicolas Anelka

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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: March 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French

 27 Kevin-Prince Boateng

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: March 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German, Ghanaian

 28 Nani

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Cape Verdean, Portuguese

 29 Emmanuel Adebayor

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Famous As: Togolese footballer
Birthdate: February 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Togolese

 30 Yannick Bolasie

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French

 31 DeAngelo Williams

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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 32 Dwight Yorke

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Trinidadian

 33 Tyrone Mings

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: March 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 34 Victor Moses

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Nigerien

 35 Eusébio

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: January 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Mozambican
Died: January 5, 2014

 36 Nathaniel Clyne

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 37 Kingsley Coman

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French

 38 Odion Ighalo

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Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: June 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Nigerien

 39 Clarence Seedorf

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Famous As: Football Coach
Birthdate: April 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Surinamese

 40 Tim Howard

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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 41 Steven Bergwijn

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Netherlands Antilles

 42 Desmond Howard

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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 43 Mohamed El Nenny

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Birthdate: July 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Egyptian

 44 Jay Ajayi

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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: June 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 45 Michael Essien

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Ghanaian

 46 Nelson Agholor

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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 47 Ed Reed

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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 48 Jérôme Boateng

Jérôme Boateng
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German

 49 Adel Taarabt

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French, Moroccan

 50 John Obi Mikel

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Famous As: Nigerian footballer
Birthdate: April 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Nigerian