Capricorn Football Players

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Pep Guardiola
(Former Spanish Football Player Who is Considered One of the Greatest Managers of All Time)
Pep Guardiola
47
Birthdate: January 18, 1971
Birthplace: Santpedor, Spain

A football addict from beginning, Pep Guardiola went on to become a key player with the Barcelona and the Spanish National team. He played a crucial role in winning major titles like the La Liga and an Olympic gold medal. After retiring as a player, he became a coach and is widely regarded as one of the world's best coaches. 

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Alex Ferguson
(One of the Greatest Football Managers of All Time)
Alex Ferguson
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Birthdate: December 31, 1941
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Alex Ferguson is known for his 26-year tenure as the manager of the football club Manchester United, from 1986 to 2013. He won 38 trophies with the club, including 13 Premier League titles. The first English Football Hall of Fame inductee, Ferguson has also received the knighthood
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Eden Hazard
(Belgian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger /Attacking Midfielder)
Eden Hazard
46
Birthdate: 1991
Birthplace: La Louvière, Belgium

One of the best Belgian footballers of all time, Eden Hazard is also regarded as one of the best players of the current generation. Thanks to his ability to retain possession among other footballing skills, Hazard is often compared with players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

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 4 
Jamie Vardy
(Footballer)
Jamie Vardy
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Birthdate: January 11, 1987
Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Considered a late bloomer in the world of soccer, Jamie Vardy became the oldest player to win the Premier League Golden Boot award when he scored the maximum number of goals during the 2019–20 Premier League season. Apart from his goal-scoring abilities, Jamie is also known for his direct approach and relentless running.

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Bill Goldberg
(Four-time World Champion in His Professional Wrestling Career (WWE & WCW))
Bill Goldberg
6
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Professional wrestler and former football player. Bill Goldberg, is currently signed to WWE on a part-time deal. A very popular figure in the late 1990s/early 2000s, he has wrestled for many promotions and is best known for his stint with World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Also an actor, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

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Lilian Thuram
(French Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Lilian Thuram
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Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Birthplace: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France

French former footballer Lilian Thuram, who is now a renowned author, with books on racism such as White Thinking to his credit. His 142 appearances for the French national team made him the most capped player of his country, while he was part of the 1998 FIFA World Cup-winning squad.

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Davor Šuker
(Iconic Croatian Former Footballer and Sports Administrator)
Davor Šuker
5
Birthdate: January 1, 1968
Birthplace: Osijek

Legendary Croatian former footballer Davor Šuker has also headed the Croatian Football Federation as its president. His illustrious career saw him spend successful stints at both Real Madrid and Arsenal. He was also part of the 1998 FIFA World Cup third place-winning Croatian squad and remains Croatia’s all-time top goal-scorer.

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Toni Kroos
(German Professional Football Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Toni Kroos
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Birthdate: January 4, 1990
Birthplace: Greifswald, Germany

German midfielder Toni Kroos has won two La Ligas and three UEFA Champions Leagues with his current team Real Madrid. He has previously helped Bayern Munich win three Bundesliga titles and one FIFA Cup World Cup. He also led Germany to a FIFA World Cup win in 2014.

 9 
James Milner
(Footballer)
James Milner
9
Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Birthplace: Wortley, Leeds, England
 10 
David Silva
(One of the Greatest Midfielders of His Generation)
David Silva
9
Birthdate: January 8, 1986
Birthplace: Arguineguín, Spain
Spanish footballer David Silva played a key role in Spain's victories in the UEFA Euro Cup in 2008 and 2012 and the FIFA World Cup in 2010. A midfielder, he is known for his dribbling skills and ability to retain possession of the ball. Having played for football clubs like Valencia and Manchester United, he currently plays for Real Sociedad.
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Leroy Sané
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Leroy Sané
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Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Birthplace: Essen, Germany

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.

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Declan Rice
(Football player)
Declan Rice
5
Birthdate: January 14, 1999
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
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Aaron Ramsey
(Footballer)
Aaron Ramsey
7
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Birthplace: Caerphilly, Gwent, Wales
 14 
Vinnie Jones
(Actor, Former Pro Footballer)
Vinnie Jones
9
Birthdate: January 5, 1965
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Before being an actor, Vinnie Jones had a brilliant career as a footballer and had even led the Welsh national football team and excelled as a midfielder. He was later mostly seen playing criminals on screen. Fans adore him for his roles in X-Men: The Last Stand, Elementary, and Arrow.

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Jack Wilshere
(Football - Midfielder for England)
Jack Wilshere
7
Birthdate: January 1, 1992
Birthplace: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
 16 
Gordon Banks
(Football player)
Gordon Banks
3
Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Died: February 12, 2019
 17 
Andy Carroll
(Association football player)
Andy Carroll
5
Birthdate: January 6, 1989
Birthplace: Gateshead
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Hugo Lloris
(French Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Hugo Lloris
7
Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Birthplace: Nice, France

Hugo Lloris is a French football player and the current captain of the France national team as well as the popular club Tottenham Hotspur. One of the most popular goalkeepers of his generation, Lloris has won the prestigious Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year award on three occasions. Hugo Lloris also helped his team win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Eric Dier
(Football player)
Eric Dier
7
Birthdate: January 15, 1994
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England, UK
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Gennaro Gattuso
(Italian Professional Football Coach and Former Player Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Gennaro Gattuso
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Birthdate: January 9, 1978
Birthplace: Corigliano Calabro, Italy
Italian former footballer Gennaro Gattuso is best known for his stint with Milan and won titles such as the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup with them. He was part of Italian squad that won the FIFA World Cup 2006. He now manages the football club Napoli.
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Jan Oblak
(Slovenian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Jan Oblak
5
Birthdate: January 7, 1993
Birthplace: Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Jan Oblak is a Slovenian football player best known for his role as the goalkeeper and captain for the Slovenia national team. He also plays for the popular Spanish club Atlético Madrid. A tall, athletic, and strong goalkeeper, Jan Oblak is renowned for his agility, quick reflexes, and speed. He is often counted among the best goalkeepers in the world

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Marcos Alonso Mendoza
(Football Player)
Marcos Alonso Mendoza
5
Birthdate: December 28, 1990
Birthplace: Madrid

Marcos Alonso Mendoza is a Spanish football player who plays for the Chelsea Football Club of Premier League. Alonso was part of the Chelsea Football Club when they won the 25th season of the Premier League and the 48th season of UEFA Europa League. Over the years, Alonso has also been an important member of the Spain national team.

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Víctor Valdés
(Football player)
Víctor Valdés
5
Birthdate: January 14, 1982
Birthplace: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
 24 
Steve Bruce
(Football Centre-Back)
Steve Bruce
6
Birthdate: December 31, 1960
Birthplace: Corbridge, England, United Kingdom
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Emile Heskey
(Footballer)
Emile Heskey
7
Birthdate: January 11, 1978
Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom
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Ken Stabler
(Football player)
Ken Stabler
5
Birthdate: December 25, 1945
Birthplace: Foley, Alabama, United States
Died: July 8, 2015
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Takumi Minamino
(Association football player)
Takumi Minamino
5
Birthdate: January 16, 1995
Birthplace: Izumisano

Inspired by Brazilian footballer Ronaldo, Takumi Minamino decided to make football his career and joined Cerezo Osaka at age 12. The Japanese football star now plays both for the Japanese national team and Liverpool. He has also had a successful stint at the Austrian club Salzburg.

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Christen Press
(Football Player)
Christen Press
3
Birthdate: December 29, 1988
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Iván Zamorano
(Football player)
Iván Zamorano
4
Birthdate: January 18, 1967
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
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Jonny Evans
(Association football player)
Jonny Evans
3
Birthdate: January 3, 1988
Birthplace: Belfast
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Danny Carvajal
(Spanish footballer)
Danny Carvajal
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1992
Birthplace: Leganés, Spain
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Joshua King
(Norwegian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Joshua King
7
Birthdate: January 15, 1992
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Norwegian footballer Joshua King is best known as a forward for Watford. A child prodigy, he began his youth career with Romsås IL at age 6. He has also represented teams such as Manchester United and the Blackburn Rovers. He won the prestigious Gullballen award in 2017.

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Claudio Marchisio
(Association football player)
Claudio Marchisio
4
Birthdate: January 19, 1986
Birthplace: Turin
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Nacho
(Football player)
Nacho
3
Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 35 
Mike Thalassitis
(Football player)
Mike Thalassitis
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1993
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: March 15, 2019
 36 
Paolo Guerrero
(Peruvian footballer)
Paolo Guerrero
5
Birthdate: January 1, 1984
Birthplace: Lima
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Pablo Zabaleta
(Former Footballer who Played as a Right Back.)
Pablo Zabaleta
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1985
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
 38 
Tony Pulis
(Welsh Football Manager and Former Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Tony Pulis
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1958
Birthplace: Newport, Wales

Tony Pulis is a Welsh former football player who played for teams like Bristol Rovers, AFC Bournemouth, and Newport County in a career that spanned 17 years. Pulis is better known for his career as a football manager, for which he was made an inductee to the LMA Hall of Fame.

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Quincy Promes
(Dutch Footballer Who Plays as a Forward or Midfielder)
Quincy Promes
3
Birthdate: January 4, 1992
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Quincy Promes is a Dutch football player who plays for the Netherlands national football team as an attacking midfielder or striker. In 2019, he helped his team win the silver medal at the UEFA Nations League. In 2017, Quincy Promes was named Futbol Footballer of the Year, Sport Express Footballer of the Year, and Soccer Footballer of the Year.

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Jairzinho
(Brazilian Former Football Player)
Jairzinho
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1944
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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José Fonte
(Portuguese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
José Fonte
5
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Birthplace: Penafiel, Portugal

José Fonte is a Portuguese football player who plays as a defender for the Portugal national team. He was part of the national team that won the UEFA European Football Championship title in 2016 as well as the UEFA Nations League in 2019. José Fonte also represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  

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Nicklas Bendtner
(Danish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Forward)
Nicklas Bendtner
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Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nicklas Bendtner is a Danish football player. A tall and physically strong player, Nicklas Bendtner possesses a powerful header, which he often uses to good effect. Throughout the course of his career, he has played for popular teams like Arsenal Football Club and Juventus Football Club. He also represented his national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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Stephan Lichtsteiner
(Association football player)
Stephan Lichtsteiner
4
Birthdate: January 16, 1984
Birthplace: Adligenswil

Known for his 20-year stint as a footballer and his successful tenures with teams such as Arsenal and Juventus, Stephan Lichtsteiner has, post-retirement, begun training as a watchmaker with the Swiss timepiece manufacturer Maurice de Mauriac. His powerful runs on the field earned him the nickname Forrest Gump.

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Davide Astori
(Association football player)
Davide Astori
8
Birthdate: January 7, 1987
Birthplace: San Giovanni Bianco, Italy
Died: March 4, 2018
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Kemar Roofe
(Football player)
Kemar Roofe
3
Birthdate: January 6, 1993
Birthplace: Walsall, England
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Kieron Dyer
(Association football player)
Kieron Dyer
3
Birthdate: December 29, 1978
Birthplace: Ipswich
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Duncan Ferguson
(Scottish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Duncan Ferguson
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Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Birthplace: Stirling, Scotland
Starting his professional football career with Dundee United, Scottish footballer/coach Duncan Ferguson later moved on to clubs such as Everton, Newcastle United, and Rangers. With the Rangers, he received a record transfer fee. His aggression on field later spilled on his off-the-field life, leading to multiple convictions for assault.
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Rivelino
(Footballer)
Rivelino
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Birthdate: January 1, 1946
Birthplace: São Paulo, SP, Brazil
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Ilaix Moriba
(Footballer central midfielder position)
Ilaix Moriba
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Birthdate: January 19, 2003
Birthplace: Conakry, Guinea
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Koke
(Football player)
Koke
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1992
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain