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George Best
(Northern Irish Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger)
George Best
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Birthdate: May 22, 1946
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: November 25, 2005
Manchester United winger/midfielder George Best was the 1968 European Footballer of the Year and was placed sixth on the FIFA Player of the Century list. A skilled dribbler, the Northern Irish player was also known for his stunning good looks and his affinity for women and alcohol. 
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Eric Cantona
(One of the Greatest Footballers of His Generation)
Eric Cantona
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Birthdate: May 24, 1966
Birthplace: Marseille, France

Eric Cantona is a French actor, filmmaker, and former football player. During his playing career, Cantona was a key player for the popular football club Manchester United and is often credited with reviving the club's reputation as a footballing force. Nicknamed King Eric by Manchester United fans, Eric Cantona continues to enjoy an iconic status within the club.

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Oliver Kahn
(German Football Executive and Former Professional Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Oliver Kahn
21
Birthdate: June 15, 1969
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Mohamed Salah
(Egyptian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Mohamed Salah
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Birthdate: June 15, 1992
Birthplace: Nagrig, Egypt

Egyptian professional footballer Mohamed Salah is considered one of the best players in the world. Known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed, he plays for the Premier League club Liverpool and the Egyptian national team. He has been named the CAF African Footballer of the Year twice. His fans and the press have nicknamed him "The Pharaoh."

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Sergio Agüero
(Argentine Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Sergio Agüero
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Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentine footballer and Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero was the youngest footballer of the Argentine Primera División, at 15. From scoring two goals in the semi-final to help Argentina win the 2008 Olympic gold medal, to being the fourth-highest goal-scorer of Premier League, he has many feats to his credit.
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Frank Lampard
(One of the Greatest Midfielders of His Generation)
Frank Lampard
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Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Birthplace: Romford, United Kingdom

The current head coach of Chelsea Football Club, Lampard spent most of his playing career with Chelsea. He is widely considered one of the greatest midfielders and greatest Chelsea players of his generation. While playing for the England national team, he represented England at three World Cups. In 2015, he was appointed an OBE for his services to football.

 7 
Michel Platini
(Former French Football Player, Manager and 6th President of UEFA (2007 - 2015))
Michel Platini
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Birthdate: June 21, 1955
Birthplace: Jœuf, France

Michel Platini is a former football player, administrator, and manager. Widely considered one of the greatest football players of all time, this French footballer won the prestigious Ballon d'Or award three times during his glorious playing career. Michel Platini also played a key role as France's national team coach before he was banned from football by the FIFA Ethics Committee.

 8 
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
(Professional Footballer and All-Time Top Goalscorer for Gabon)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
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Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Birthplace: Laval, France

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.

 9 
Philippe Coutinho
(Brazilian Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder and Winger)
Philippe Coutinho
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Birthdate: June 12, 1992
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazilian footballer, Phillipe Coutinho, is hailed as one of the most talented midfielders and playmakers in the world. He has been a key player for Premier League clubs like Inter Milan, Liverpool, FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich. He was a member of the Brazilian national team that won the 2019 Copa America.

 10 
Carlo Ancelotti
(Italian Former Professional Footballer Regarded as One of the Greatest Managers of All Time)
Carlo Ancelotti
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Birthdate: June 10, 1959
Birthplace: Reggiolo, Italy

Carlo Ancelotti had humble beginnings as a midfielder in Italian club football. He was part of the Italian national squad in two World Cups and one UEFA Euro, and is one of three managers who have won the UEFA Champions League thrice, twice with Milan and once with Real Madrid.

 11 
Miroslav Klose
(German Former Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Miroslav Klose
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Birthdate: June 9, 1978
Birthplace: Opole, Poland
Born to a footballer father and a handball player mother, Polish-born German striker Miroslav Klose soared to fame with clubs such as Bayern Munich and Lazio. Germany has won all games in which Klose has scored. Germany’s all-time top goal-scorer, Klose scored 5 goals in his first World Cup itself.
 12 
Abby Wambach
(American Retired Soccer Player and Coach)
Abby Wambach
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Birthdate: June 2, 1980
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States

Retired soccer player Abby Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She is a FIFA Women's World Cup champion as well and a six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award. She retired in 2015 and was listed in that year’s Time 100 list as one of the most influential people in the world.

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Gabriel Martinelli
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Gabriel Martinelli
5
Birthdate: June 18, 2001
Birthplace: Guarulhos, Brazil
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Mario Mandžukić
(Croatian Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Mario Mandžukić
10
Birthdate: May 21, 1986
Birthplace: Slavonski Brod, Croatia

Mario Mandžukić is a Croatian former footballer who played as a striker for the Croatia national team from 2007 to 2018. In 2018, he helped his team win the silver medal at the World Cup. As a player, he became renowned for his aerial prowess and aggressiveness. In 2012 and 2013, Mario Mandžukić was adjudged Croatian Footballer of the Year.                

 15 
Arturo Vidal
(Chilean Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Arturo Vidal
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Birthdate: May 22, 1987
Birthplace: San Joaquín, Chile
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Kingsley Coman
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Kingsley Coman
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Birthdate: June 13, 1996
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Alexandre Lacazette
(French Professional Football Forward)
Alexandre Lacazette
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Birthdate: May 28, 1991
Birthplace: Lyon, France
French footballer Alexandre Lacazette currently plays as a forward for Arsenal and has previously played for Lyon. He scored the winning goal in France’s win at the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. He has also won the FA Cup with Arsenal and the Coupe de France with Lyon.
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John Stones
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
John Stones
8
Birthdate: May 28, 1994
Birthplace: Barnsley, United Kingdom
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Michael Laudrup
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time.)
Michael Laudrup
8
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Kalidou Koulibaly
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Kalidou Koulibaly
8
Birthdate: June 20, 1991
Birthplace: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France

Born to Senegalese parents in France, Kalidou Koulibaly initially played for France U20 and then captained the Senegal national team. He took Senegal to the finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He has often opened up about racism, especially after once being called a “monkey” by a Florentina fan.

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Marco Reus
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder / Forward)
Marco Reus
8
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Birthplace: Dortmund, Germany

Marco Reus is a German football player who plays for the Germany national team and the popular Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. Known for his speed, versatility, technical skills, and shooting ability, Reus was named the Footballer of the Year (Germany) in 2012. In 2013, 2014, and 2019, Marco Reus helped Borussia Dortmund win the prestigious DFL-Supercup.

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Aymeric Laporte
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Aymeric Laporte
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Birthdate: May 27, 1994
Birthplace: Agen, France

Aymeric Laporte is a French-born footballer who plays for the Spain national team and Manchester City of Premier League. Although he represented France at youth international levels, Laporte switched national teams after receiving Spanish citizenship in 2021. A powerful defender who is renowned for his passing ability, Laporte has won many titles including three Premier Leagues and three EFL Cups.

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Freddy Adu
(American Professional Football Attacking Midfielder)
Freddy Adu
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Birthdate: June 2, 1989
Birthplace: Tema, Ghana

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.

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Wesley Sneijder
(Retired Footballer Who Was One of the Best Midfielders of His Time)
Wesley Sneijder
5
Birthdate: June 9, 1984
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

Retired Dutch footballer Wesley Sneijder was known as one of the best midfielders of his time. Starting his senior career with Ajax, he later had successful stints with Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and Galatasaray. He was also part of the Dutch squad that became the 2010 FIFA World Cup runner-up.

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Juan Cuadrado
(Colombian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder & Defender)
Juan Cuadrado
8
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Birthplace: Necoclí, Colombia

Juan Cuadrado is a Colombian football player who has been representing the Colombia national football team since 2010. Renowned for his pace and dribbling skills, Juan Cuadrado is an important player for his national side. He also currently represents the Juventus Football Club and has won many championship titles for the team.

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Odion Ighalo
(Nigerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Odion Ighalo
12
Birthdate: June 16, 1989
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Joe Gomez
(Football player)
Joe Gomez
5
Birthdate: May 23, 1997
Birthplace: Catford, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Kyle Walker
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Kyle Walker
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Birthdate: May 28, 1990
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Javier Hernández
(Mexican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Javier Hernández
14
Birthdate: June 1, 1988
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Javier Hernández is a professional football player and the first Mexican to represent the popular football club Manchester United. An important player for his national team, Hernández is the all-time leading goal-scorer for Mexico. He has represented Mexico at important tournaments like 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups. Hernández also serves as an inspiration to many aspiring Mexican footballers.

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Javier Mascherano
(Argentine Professional Football Coach and Former Center-Back / Defensive Midfielder)
Javier Mascherano
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1984
Birthplace: San Lorenzo, Argentina
Nicknamed “el Jefecito,” Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano played for West Ham United and then Liverpool. After joining Barcelona, he turned from a defensive midfielder to full central defender and won five La Ligas and two UEFA Champions Leagues, among others. He has also won two Summer Olympic golds for Argentina.
 31 
Mario Götze
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays As Attacking Midfielder / Forward)
Mario Götze
9
Birthdate: June 3, 1992
Birthplace: Memmingen, Germany
Midfielder Mario Götze led Germany to their World Cup win in 2014, scoring the winning goal. He began his career at 9, with Borussia Dortmund. He was awarded the 2011 Golden Boy Award. His move to Bayern Munich for €37 million made him the second-most expensive German player in history.
 32 
Fabio Capello
(Italian Former Professional Football Midfielder and Manager)
Fabio Capello
7
Birthdate: June 18, 1946
Birthplace: San Canzian d'Isonzo, Italy

Fabio Capello is a former footballer and manager. As a player, he won several trophies in a career that spanned over 15 years. Renowned for creating opportunities for his teammates, Capello is considered one of the best Italian footballers of his generation. He also had a successful career as a manager and is considered one of the greatest managers ever.

 33 
Yannick Bolasie
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Yannick Bolasie
9
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Birthplace: Lyon, France

Yannick Bolasie is a professional footballer. He currently  plays as a winger for Turkish Süper Lig club Çaykur Rizespor. In the past, he has played in the Football League for Plymouth Argyle, Barnet, Bristol City, and Crystal Palace, among others. He also plays for the DR Congo national football team. Besides football, he has a keen interest in grime music. 

 34 
Demba Ba
(Former French Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Forward)
Demba Ba
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Birthdate: May 25, 1985
Birthplace: Sèvres, France

Demba Ba is a former professional footballer who played as a striker in several teams, including Chelsea, West Ham United, and Newcastle United. He started playing football as a child and made his first-team debut with the team Rouen in 2005. He has been associated with many clubs since turning professional. He has also played for the Senegal national team. 

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Cafu
(Brazilian Former Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Cafu
4
Birthdate: June 7, 1970
Birthplace: Itaquaquecetuba, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 36 
Sead Kolašinac
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Sead Kolašinac
6
Birthdate: June 20, 1993
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 37 
Islam Slimani
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Islam Slimani
14
Birthdate: June 18, 1988
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Tite
(Brazilian Professional Football Coach and Former Football Midfielder)
Tite
4
Birthdate: May 25, 1961
Birthplace: Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
Rafael Leão
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Rafael Leão
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Birthdate: June 10, 1999
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal

Portuguese footballer Rafael Leao began his youth career with Amora and then moved on to teams such as Sporting CP in his senior career. He now represents AC Milan as a winger and is known for his versatility and technical knowledge. He is also known as the Portuguese Mbappe.

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Iñaki Williams
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Iñaki Williams
3
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Lorenzo Insigne
(Italian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Lorenzo Insigne
3
Birthdate: June 4, 1991
Birthplace: Frattamaggiore, Naples, Italy

Lorenzo Insigne is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a forward. He is currently affiliated with Serie A club Napoli and the Italian national team. He has over a decade’s experience as a professional and can play on either flank or through the center. He is known for his technical ability, speed, and accuracy from free kicks. 

 42 
Lukas Podolski
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Lukas Podolski
7
Birthdate: June 4, 1985
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland

Lukas Podolski is a German football player renowned for his powerful and accurate kicks, technique, and explosive style of play. The third most-capped player in the history of German football, Podolski helped the German national team win the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He is also the third-highest goalscorer in the history of German soccer.

 43 
Andrey Arshavin
(Russian Former Professional Football Winger / Midfielder)
Andrey Arshavin
8
Birthdate: May 29, 1981
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Andrey Arshavin is a Russian former football player who helped Zenit Saint Petersburg win several trophies, such as the League Cup, Russian Premier League, UEFA Cup, Russian Super Cup, and the UEFA Super Cup. He was also an important player for the Russian national football team and helped the team reach the semi-final of UEFA Euro 2008.

 44 
Diego Milito
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker and Manager)
Diego Milito
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Birthplace: Bernal, Argentina
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Adel Taarabt
(Moroccan Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder or Winger)
Adel Taarabt
12
Birthdate: May 24, 1989
Birthplace: Taza, Morocco

Adel Taarabt is a Moroccan football player who currently plays for the Morocco national team and the popular Portuguese club Benfica. He has also played for other popular teams like Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham, and AC Milan.

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Yussuf Poulsen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Yussuf Poulsen
9
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Gervinho
(Ivorian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Gervinho
5
Birthdate: May 27, 1987
Birthplace: Anyama, Ivory Coast
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Papiss Cissé
(Senegalese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Papiss Cissé
10
Birthdate: June 3, 1985
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Nuno Mendes
(Portuguese Football Left-Back)
Nuno Mendes
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Birthdate: June 19, 2002
Birthplace: Sintra, Portugal
Angolan-origin Portuguese footballer Nuno Mendes was 9 when he began playing football. Starting his senior career with Sporting CP, he later joined the French club Paris Saint-Germain, and has a Primeira Liga win with the former and a Ligue 1 win with the latter. He is known for his speed and technical finesse.
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Florent Malouda
(French Football Coach and Former Professional Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Florent Malouda
6
Birthdate: June 13, 1980
Birthplace: Cayenne, French Guyana
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)