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Harry Kane
(One of the Best Football Strikers in the World)
Harry Kane
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Birthdate: July 28, 1993
Birthplace: Walthamstow, United Kingdom
A brilliant striker known for his impressive ability to score goals, Harry Kane is an English football player who leads the national team of England and also plays for Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur. Harry Kane has been named the Premier League Player of the Month six times and received the Golden Boot twice.
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Robert Lewandowski
(One of the Most Successful Football Players in Bundesliga History)
Robert Lewandowski
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Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Considered one of the best football players in the world, Robert Lewandowski plays for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and leads the Poland national team as its captain. Known for his exceptional goal scoring ability and striking skills, Lewandowski has earned several accolades including Polish Player of the Year title for eight consecutive years. Besides, he is also a venture capitalist.

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Thierry Henry
(Former French Professional Football Player, Coach and One of the Greatest Strikers of All Time)
Thierry Henry
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Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Birthplace: Les Ulis, France

A football coach, Thierry Henry began his career as a player with Monaco team and later also played for Arsenal and Barcelona. A lethal striker, he became a record goal scorer for both France and Arsenal. He played a crucial role in the French victory in 1998 FIFA World Cup and Arsenal’s win in Premier League and the FA Cup.

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Alan Shearer
(One of the Best Strikers of His Generation and One of the Greatest Players in Premier League History)
Alan Shearer
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Birthdate: August 13, 1970
Birthplace: Gosforth, England
Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has also worked as a BBC football pundit and a football manager. The Euro 1996 Golden Boot-winner has also represented Southampton and Blackburn Rovers, winning the 1994-1995 Premier League with the latter. With 260 goals, he became the Premier League’s leading goal-scorer.
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Javier Zanetti
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Javier Zanetti
10
Birthdate: August 10, 1973
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Javier Zanetti is an Argentine retired professional football player. He is best known for his contribution to Inter Milan's successful 2009–10 season, during which the club achieved a treble. Counted among the greatest players of his generation, Javier Zanetti also helped his national football team win a silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

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Mario Balotelli
(Italian Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Mario Balotelli
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Birthdate: August 12, 1990
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
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.
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Bastian Schweinsteiger
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Bastian Schweinsteiger
28
Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Birthplace: Kolbermoor, Germany

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German former football player. Considered one of the greatest midfielders ever, Schweinsteiger was renowned for his tackling ability. Schweinsteiger represented Germany in three World Cups, playing a major role in his team's victory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One of the greatest German footballers of all time, Schweinsteiger is the fourth most-capped player for Germany.

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Willian
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Willian
12
Birthdate: August 9, 1988
Birthplace: Ribeirão Pires, Brazil
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Hulk
(Brazilian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Hulk
8
Birthdate: July 25, 1986
Birthplace: Campina Grande, Paraiba

Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, better known as Hulk due to his strong built, is a Brazilian football player. He is currently one of the most important members of the Shanghai SIPG F.C., which competes in the Chinese Super League. Also a key player for Brazil, Hulk helped his national team win the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Michael Carrick
(English Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Michael Carrick
10
Birthdate: July 28, 1981
Birthplace: Wallsend, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jay-Jay Okocha
(Nigerian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Jay-Jay Okocha
12
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Antonio Valencia
(Football player)
Antonio Valencia
7
Birthdate: August 4, 1985
Birthplace: Nueva Loja, Ecuador
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Ederson
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Ederson
7
Birthdate: August 17, 1993
Birthplace: Osasco, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Nemanja Matić
(Serbian Football Defensive Midfielder)
Nemanja Matić
7
Birthdate: August 1, 1988
Birthplace: Šabac, Serbia

Serbian footballer Nemanja Matić is best known as a defensive midfielder the Italian club Roma. Starting his senior career with Kolubara, he later had successful stints with clubs such as Chelsea, Benfica, and Manchester United. He has also been named the Serbian Footballer of the Year twice.

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Robin van Persie
(One of the Best Football Strikers of His Generation)
Robin van Persie
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Birthdate: August 6, 1983
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Once one of the world’s highest-paid athletes, Dutch football coach and retired footballer Robin van Persie is also known as one of the greatest strikers of his time. He had successful stints with Arsenal and Manchester United and was also part of the Dutch squad that was the 2010 FIFA World Cup runner-up.

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Just Fontaine
(French Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Just Fontaine
7
Birthdate: August 18, 1933
Birthplace: Marrakech, Morocco
Died: February 28, 2023
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Hirving Lozano
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Hirving Lozano
9
Birthdate: July 30, 1995
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Hirving Lozano is a Mexican football player. An important member of the Mexico national team, he represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lozano was adjudged CONCACAF Men's Player of the Year in 2018.

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Lucas Moura
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Last Played as a Right Winger and Forward)
Lucas Moura
4
Birthdate: August 13, 1992
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ander Herrera
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ander Herrera
6
Birthdate: August 14, 1989
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Marek Hamšík
(Slovak Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Marek Hamšík
4
Birthdate: July 27, 1987
Birthplace: Banská Bystrica

Marek Hamšík is a Slovak football player who has captained the Slovakia national team in important tournaments such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship. In 2018, Marek Hamšík became the most capped player for Slovakia and marked the occasion with his 22nd goal, becoming the second-highest goalscorer for his country.

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Bernardo Silva
(Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Bernardo Silva
3
Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese footballer Bernardo Silva, who began his career with Benfica and then moved on to AS Monaco, now represents Manchester City as an attacking midfielder, or winger. Best known for his dribbling skills, he has won 4 Premier League titles with Manchester City and a UEFA Nations League with Portugal.

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Moussa Sissoko
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as Midfielder)
Moussa Sissoko
9
Birthdate: August 16, 1989
Birthplace: Le Blanc-Mesnil, France

Moussa Sissoko is a French professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Watford and the France national team. He is known for his ability to play as a box-to-box midfielder in the center of the pitch. He initially played for local clubs and made his professional debut in the 2007–08 season.  

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Roy Keane
(Retired Footballer Who was Considered One of the Best Midfielders of His Generation)
Roy Keane
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Birthdate: August 10, 1971
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland

One of the most successful footballers from Ireland, Roy Keane became one of the stars of Manchester United. A talented midfielder, he has helped the team win multiple FA Cups and Premier League championships. Post-retirement, he has also managed teams such as Sunderland and Ipswich Town.

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Pedro
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right Winger)
Pedro
7
Birthdate: July 28, 1987
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Nwankwo Kanu
(Nigerian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Nwankwo Kanu
7
Birthdate: August 1, 1976
Birthplace: Owerri, Nigeria
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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David James
(association football player)
David James
4
Birthdate: August 1, 1970
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Wissam Ben Yedder
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Wissam Ben Yedder
9
Birthdate: August 12, 1990
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France

Wissam Ben Yedder is a French football player who currently plays for the France national team as well as the Ligue 1 club AS Monaco. While playing for the Toulouse Football Club, Ben Yedder scored 71 goals, surpassing André-Pierre Gignac's record. In the 2019–20 season, Wissam Ben Yedder was the joint top goalscorer with Kylian Mbappé in Ligue 1.  

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Matthijs de Ligt
(Dutch Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Matthijs de Ligt
5
Birthdate: August 12, 1999
Birthplace: Leiderdorp, Netherlands

Dutch footballer Matthijs de Ligt currently plays for Serie A club Juventus and the Netherlands national team as a center-back. Making his debut in 2016, he became the youngest player ever to play in a major European final the following year. Football pundits consider him to among the most highly regarded young prospects in world football.

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Djibril Cissé
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Djibril Cissé
9
Birthdate: August 12, 1981
Birthplace: Arles, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Brahim Díaz
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Brahim Díaz
2
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Joleon Lescott
(Footballer)
Joleon Lescott
4
Birthdate: August 16, 1982
Birthplace: Birmingham
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Sunil Chhetri
(Indian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Sunil Chhetri
3
Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Birthplace: Secunderabad, Telangana, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
7
Birthdate: August 15, 1993
Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is an English football player. He is an important member of the England national team and the Premier League club Liverpool. In 2012, he became the second-youngest player to play for England at the UEFA European Football Championship, only behind the legendary player Wayne Rooney. He also represented his national team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Filippo Inzaghi
(Italian Professional Football Manager and Former Football Striker)
Filippo Inzaghi
3
Birthdate: August 9, 1973
Birthplace: Piacenza, Italy
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Hope Solo
(Football Goalkeeper)
Hope Solo
8
Birthdate: July 30, 1981
Birthplace: Richland, Washington, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Renato Sanches
(Portuguese Footballer Who Became the Youngest Player from the Country to Play in an International Tournament)
Renato Sanches
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Birthdate: August 18, 1997
Birthplace: Amadora, Portugal

Portuguese footballer Renato Sanches had a difficult childhood, and though born in 1997, had his birth registered in 2002. Starting his career with Benfica, the talented midfielder moved on to Bayern Munich and now represents the French club Lille. He became the youngest Portuguese international player and the youngest to win UEFA Euro.

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Ali Krieger
(American Soccer Player Who Played as Defender)
Ali Krieger
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1984
Birthplace: Dumfries, Virginia, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Bafétimbi Gomis
(French Professional Footballer Who Last Plays as a Striker)
Bafétimbi Gomis
8
Birthdate: August 6, 1985
Birthplace: La Seyne-sur-Mer, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 39 
Antonio Conte
(Italian Professional Football Manager and Former Football Midfielder)
Antonio Conte
10
Birthdate: July 31, 1969
Birthplace: Lecce, Italy

Antonio Conte is an Italian football manager who has worked with popular teams like Juventus Football Club and Chelsea Football Club. A former player, Conte was widely regarded as one of the most prominent Italian midfielders at that time. One of the most influential and celebrated players in Juventus' history, Antonio Conte helped the team win the UEFA Champions League.

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Nacer Chadli
(Belgian Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Nacer Chadli
3
Birthdate: August 2, 1989
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium

Nacer Chadli is a Belgian football player who plays as a midfielder for the Belgium national team. In 2018, he helped his nation win the bronze medal at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nacer Chadli also represented Belgium at the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship. A versatile midfielder, Nacer Chadli has also played for popular clubs like Tottenham Hotspur.

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Iago Aspas
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Iago Aspas
4
Birthdate: August 1, 1987
Birthplace: Moaña, Spain
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Daniele De Rossi
(Former Italian Professional Football Player Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Daniele De Rossi
1
Birthdate: July 24, 1983
Birthplace: Rome, Lazio, Italy

Daniele De Rossi is an Italian football coach and former player. He is currently serving as the national football team's assistant coach. A defensive midfielder during his playing career, Daniele helped his team win the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He is the highest-scoring midfielder for Italy post-World War II.

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Tom Cleverley
(Association football player)
Tom Cleverley
4
Birthdate: August 12, 1989
Birthplace: Basingstoke
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Paul Lambert
(Scottish Professional Football Manager and Former Player)
Paul Lambert
6
Birthdate: August 7, 1969
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Robert Huth
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Robert Huth
6
Birthdate: August 18, 1984
Birthplace: Biesdorf, Berlin, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Ryan Bertrand
(Association football player)
Ryan Bertrand
4
Birthdate: August 5, 1989
Birthplace: Southwark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Nigel Pearson
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Nigel Pearson
4
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Birthplace: Nottingham
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Kevin Phillips
(English Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Kevin Phillips
4
Birthdate: July 25, 1973
Birthplace: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
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Gianni Rivera
(Italian Politician and Former Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Gianni Rivera
2
Birthdate: August 18, 1943
Birthplace: Alessandria, Italy
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Saïd Benrahma
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Saïd Benrahma
7
Birthdate: August 10, 1995
Birthplace: Aïn Témouchent, Algeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)