Cancer Football Players

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 1 Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Considered one of the best football players in the world and a prolific goal scorer, Lionel Messi has shattered and created numerous records in his playing career. Regarded by another soccer legend, Diego Maradona, as his successor, the Argentinian superstar is also one of the world’s highest paid athletes.

 2 Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

The charismatic Welsh footballer player, Gareth Frank Bale played for Southampton football club and Tottenham Hotspur extensively before joining Real Madrid in 2013 for a fees that exceeded Christiano Ronaldo’s earlier record fee. Known for his speed and accuracy, Gareth Bales is also the captain of Wales national team and plays for Tottenham Hotspur, on loan from Real Madrid.

 3 Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Castellane, Marseille, France

Amongst the greatest footballers of all time, Zinedine Zidane led France to victories in the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship in 2000. Later, the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year took up the position of Real Madrid manager and carved yet another success story by winning major titles like Champions League and UEFA Super Cups.

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 4 Paolo Maldini

Paolo Maldini
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Paolo Maldini is an Italian former professional footballer widely regarded as one of the greatest ever defenders. He played primarily as a left-back and central defender and was affiliated with Milan and the Italian national team. Currently, he is serving as the technical director for Milan. He is also the co-owner of the USL Championship club Miami FC.  

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 5 Patrick Vieira

Patrick Vieira
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: June 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dakar

Patrick Vieira is a football manager and former footballer. Vieira, who was an important member of the France national team, is currently serving as the manager of Crystal Palace Football Club which competes in the Premier League. Widely regarded as one of the best players of his time, Vieira helped his team win its first FIFA World Cup in 1998.

 6 Raúl González

Raúl González
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Famous As: Football manager, Football player
Birthdate: June 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 7 Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Di Stéfano
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barracas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: July 7, 2014
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 8 Patrick Kluivert

Patrick Kluivert
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam

 9 Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ghent

Often described as a complete football player, Kevin De Bruyne is also widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation. Over the years, he has had a major impact on the Manchester City Football Club, helping his team win several games. He is also a key player for the Belgian national football team.

 10 Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Breda

 11 Christian Vieri

Christian Vieri
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Famous As: Former Footballer Striker position
Birthdate: July 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bologna, Italy

 12 James Rodríguez

James Rodríguez
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia

James Rodríguez is a versatile football player adept at playing as a central midfielder, playmaker, and winger. At the initial stages of his career, he was counted among the best young international players. He made a major impact during the 2014 FIFA World Cup where he won the Golden Boot for scoring the most number of goals.

 13 Son Heung-min

Son Heung-min
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chuncheon-si, South Korea

 14 Serge Gnabry

Serge Gnabry
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: July 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

German footballer Serge Gnabry was scouted by VfB at age 12. Though he also excelled in track and field, too, he later chose football. At the 2016 Olympics, he helped Germany win the silver and was also the joint top-scorer. He is part of the philanthropic initiative Common Goal.

 15 Carli Lloyd

Carli Lloyd
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Famous As: Soccer player
Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delran, New Jersey, United States

 16 David Alaba

David Alaba
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
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 17 Mario Gómez

Mario Gómez
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: July 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riedlingen, Germany

Mario Gómez is a German former footballer who played for the Germany national football team between 2007 and 2018, during which he represented Germany in two FIFA World Cups and three UEFA European Championships. He was also an important member of the popular club Bayern Munich as he helped the team secure several trophies, such as the UEFA Champions League.

 18 Mario Kempes

Mario Kempes
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bell Ville, Argentina
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 19 Sergio Busquets

Sergio Busquets
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

 20 Micah Richards

Micah Richards
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham

 21 Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marseille

Samir Nasri is a French retired professional footballer. He primarily played in the attacking midfielder position, although he also played in central midfield sometimes. He began playing as a child and made his professional debut in 2004 at the age of 17. He was named the French Player of the Year in 2010. He retired in 2020. 

 22 Troy Deeney

Troy Deeney
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham
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 23 Chase Claypool

Chase Claypool
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: July 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abbotsford, Canada

 24 Ashley Young

Ashley Young
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stevenage

 25 Danny Rose

Danny Rose
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Doncaster, England

 26 Guillermo Ochoa

Guillermo Ochoa
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

 27 Dejan Lovren

Dejan Lovren
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zenica, Bosnia

Following his 6-year stint with Liverpool, Croatian footballer Dejan Lovren has now moved to Russia to captain Zenit Saint Petersburg. He spent his early childhood in the war-torn Bosnia and Herzegovina and then escaped to Germany and eventually to Croatia. He led Croatia to the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.

 28 Ruud van Nistelrooy

Ruud van Nistelrooy
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oss

 29 Emilio Butragueño

Emilio Butragueño
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Famous As: Spanish footballer
Birthdate: July 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid

 30 Nabil Fekir

Nabil Fekir
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lyon, France

 31 Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longjumeau

 32 Lucas Vázquez

Lucas Vázquez
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curtis

 33 Mousa Dembélé

Mousa Dembélé
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilrijk, Belgium

 34 Lucas Digne

Lucas Digne
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meaux

Lucas Digne is a French professional footballer. He plays as a left-back for Premier League club Everton and the France national team. He was part of the France under-20 team that won the 2013 World Cup. He made his senior international debut in March 2014. He took part in the UEFA Euro 2016 and UEFA Euro 2020. 

 35 Gianfranco Zola

Gianfranco Zola
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Famous As: Football manager
Birthdate: July 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oliena, Italy

 36 Victor Lindelof

Victor Lindelof
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Västerås, Sweden

 37 Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell
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Famous As: Costa Rican footballer
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José

 38 Craig Bellamy

Craig Bellamy
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cardiff

 39 Dirk Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Katwijk

 40 Rafael

Rafael
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Famous As: association football player
Birthdate: July 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Petrópolis

 41 Charlie Austin

Charlie Austin
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hungerford

 42 Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: October 25, 2016

 43 Éver Banega

Éver Banega
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario

 44 Hernán Crespo

Hernán Crespo
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Famous As: Football player, Football manager
Birthdate: July 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florida, Argentina

 45 Mohamed El Nenny

Mohamed El Nenny
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Birthdate: July 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El-Mahalla El-Kubra

 46 Simone Zaza

Simone Zaza
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Policoro

 47 Paolo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome

 48 Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redding, California, United States

 49 Hugo Sánchez

Hugo Sánchez
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City

 50 Demarai Gray

Demarai Gray
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham