List of famous football players with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Football players are the sports persons who play football on the professional level. Football is a team sport that involves kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. There are many types of football such as American football, Canadian football, association football, rugby league and rugby union. Football is a very popular sport, a fact proven by the presence of 250 million association football players in the world. Football players across the world attract huge fan followings and are often elevated to iconic levels. The glamorization of football is not without reason—football players are among the best paid sports persons and earn considerably more than professionals in other sports. Professional football players start playing early on in their childhood for local clubs and play for several small teams before getting selected for high-ranking teams. Individuals with a deep passion for the game coupled with a love for physical activity make ideal football players. A highly competitive sport, football requires the players to be in peak physical as well as mental conditions; the game is as mentally stressful as it is physically exhausting. Browse this section to explore about the life and works of various famous football players from all over the world.

Lionel Messi Lionel Messi

Neymar Neymar

Ronaldinho Ronaldinho
Diego Maradona Diego Maradona

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Sadio Mané Sadio Mané
Sergio Agüero Sergio Agüero

Leroy Sané Leroy Sané
German, French

Joe Hart Joe Hart

Paulo Dybala Paulo Dybala
Argentinian, Italian, Polish
Xavi Xavi

Kaká Kaká

George Weah George Weah

George Best George Best
British, Northern Irish

Keylor Navas Keylor Navas
Costa Rican, Spanish

Carlos Tevez Carlos Tevez

Luka Modrić Luka Modrić
Croatian, Yugoslav

Mauro Icardi Mauro Icardi
Argentinian, Italian

Hulk Hulk

Robinho Robinho

Dwight Yorke Dwight Yorke

Romário Romário