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Diego Maradona
(One of the Greatest Football Players in the History of the Sport)
Diego Maradona
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Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Died: November 25, 2020

Nicknamed The Golden Boy, Diego Maradona is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. Thanks to his popularity and controversial personal life, which includes drug abuse issues and addiction to cocaine, Diego Maradona became a world-renowned counterculture icon. He was also an iconic figure in popular culture.

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Wayne Rooney
(English Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Forward and Midfielder)
Wayne Rooney
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Birthdate: October 24, 1985
Birthplace: Croxteth, Liverpool, England

Regarded as one of the best football players of the current era, Wayne Rooney is the record goal-scorer for the Manchester United FC and England national team. Originally a boxer, Wayne continues to pursue boxing as a recreational activity. Wayne has been controversy's favorite child for many years now; from allegations of infidelity to legal issues, he has faced them all!

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Luís Figo
(One of the Best Portuguese Football Players of All Time)
Luís Figo
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Birthdate: November 4, 1972
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal
Portuguese former footballer Luís Figo has had successful stints with Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Inter Milan. He made a La Liga record with 106 assists, the second-highest in the league. He participated in two World Cups for Portugal and was named the 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year.
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Gerd Müller
(One of the Greatest Football Goal Scorers of All Time)
Gerd Müller
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Birthdate: November 3, 1945
Birthplace: Nördlingen, Germany
Died: August 15, 2021
German footballer Gerd Müller, also known as "Bomber der Nation," had a successful stint with Bayern Munich. His score of 85 goals in a single year was broken by Lionel Messi after 4 decades. He scored the winning goal for West Germany in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.
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Philipp Lahm
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Full-Back)
Philipp Lahm
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Birthdate: November 11, 1983
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Marcus Rashford
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Marcus Rashford
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Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom

Marcus Rashford is a prominent football player for the Manchester United Football Club and England national team. He became the youngest British footballer to score in his debut match for England. He uses his popularity to fight against issues like child food poverty and homelessness in the United Kingdom. He is often praised for his political activism.

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Peter Schmeichel
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Peter Schmeichel
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Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Paulo Dybala
(Argentine Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Paulo Dybala
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Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Birthplace: Laguna Larga, Argentina

Argentine professional footballer Paulo Dybala currently plays for football club Juventus and the Argentina national team. He plays as a forward and is known for his creative style of play, pace, talent, and technique. Revered for his playing skills, he is considered one of the world's most valuable players. He loves tattoos and has many on his body. 

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Garrincha
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Garrincha
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Birthdate: October 28, 1933
Birthplace: Pau Grande, Magé, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 20, 1983
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Alessandro Del Piero
(Italian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Deep-Lying Forward)
Alessandro Del Piero
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Birthdate: November 9, 1974
Birthplace: Conegliano, Veneto, Italy

Alessandro Del Piero is an Italian former football player. Renowned for his creativity, he is often counted among the best players of his generation. He is also widely regarded as one of Italy's greatest players of all time. A prolific goal-scorer, Del Piero scored 346 goals during his playing career, making him the second-highest Italian goal-scorer of all time.

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Ansu Fati
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Ansu Fati
6
Birthdate: October 31, 2002
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Kasper Schmeichel
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Kasper Schmeichel
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Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Achraf Hakimi
(Moroccan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Achraf Hakimi
6
Birthdate: November 4, 1998
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Marco van Basten
(One of the Greatest Football Strikers of All Time)
Marco van Basten
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Birthdate: October 31, 1964
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Dutch footballer Marco van Basten is known for his successful stints at Ajax and Milan and won the Champions League thrice with the latter. However, an ankle injury cut his career short. The three-time Ballon d'Or winner later took over as the manager of Ajax and the Dutch national team.
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İlkay Gündoğan
(German Football Midfielder)
İlkay Gündoğan
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Birthdate: October 24, 1990
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Known as an energetic midfielder, German footballer İlkay Gündoğan began his youth career with teams such as Schalke 04. He has had a successful stint with Borussia Dortmund, winning a Bundesliga with them, and now plays for Manchester City, with which he has won 4 Premier Leagues and 4 EFL Cups.

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Ian Wright
(Former Professional Footballer: Now a Television and Radio Personality )
Ian Wright
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Birthdate: November 3, 1963
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, United Kingdom

Ian Wright is an English former football player. Renowned for his speed, Wright played for popular clubs like Arsenal and helped his national team qualify for the 1998 FIFA World Cup. After retiring from the sport, Wright went on to become a TV and radio personality; he currently contributes as a commentator for ITV Sport and BBC Sport.

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Abedi Pele
(Ghanaian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Abedi Pele
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Birthdate: November 5, 1964
Birthplace: Kyebi, Ghana
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Wilfried Zaha
(Ivorian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger or a Forward)
Wilfried Zaha
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Birthdate: November 10, 1992
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 19 
Samuel Umtiti
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Samuel Umtiti
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Birthdate: November 14, 1993
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Samuel Umtiti is a French football player who currently plays for the France national team and Barcelona. Over the years, Umtiti has helped Barcelona win two La Liga titles and three Copa del Rey. He was part of the 2018 team that won the World Cup; Umtiti scored the only goal to help France beat Belgium in the semi-final match. 

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Alphonso Davies
(Canadian Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Left-Back or Winger)
Alphonso Davies
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Birthdate: November 2, 2000
Birthplace: Buduburam, Ghana
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Rio Ferdinand
(English Former Professional Footballer Who Played as A Centre-Back)
Rio Ferdinand
6
Birthdate: November 7, 1978
Birthplace: Camberwell, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Kurt Zouma
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Kurt Zouma
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Birthdate: October 27, 1994
Birthplace: Lyon, France

Kurt Zouma is a French football player who currently plays for the France national team as well as the West Ham United of Premier League. Zouma, who made his professional debut at the age of 16, was named in the ten most promising young players list by The Observer. Kurt Zouma has won prestigious titles, including two Premier League titles.

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André Schürrle
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
André Schürrle
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Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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David de Gea
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
David de Gea
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Birthdate: November 7, 1990
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea currently plays as a goalkeeper for Manchester United and has helped his team win a Premier League, an FA Cup, and an EFL Cup, among other titles. With his previous team, Atletico Madrid, he won a UEFA Europa League and a UEFA Super Cup.
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Georginio Wijnaldum
(Dutch Football Midfielder)
Georginio Wijnaldum
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Birthdate: November 11, 1990
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Dutch footballer Georginio Wijnaldum plays as a midfielder for the Italian club Roma and the French club Paris Saint-Germain. Starting his youth career with Feyenoord, as the youngest-ever player of the club, he later had successful stints with Liverpool and PSV and was the 2014 FIFA World Cup third-place-winning Dutch squad.

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Thomas Lemar
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Thomas Lemar
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Birthdate: November 12, 1995
Birthplace: Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Paul Scholes
(English Former Football Player Who was One of the Best Midfielders of His Generation)
Paul Scholes
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Birthdate: November 16, 1974
Birthplace: Salford, England, United Kingdom
Paul Scholes, former Manchester United midfielder, had a 20-year stint with the team, winning major titles, including 11 Premier Leagues, 3 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues. Over the course of his 718 appearances for the team, he has won 25 trophies. He now coaches Salford City.
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Guus Hiddink
(Former Dutch Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Guus Hiddink
4
Birthdate: November 8, 1946
Birthplace: Varsseveld, Netherlands

Guus Hiddink is a Dutch retired footballer who played as a midfielder. He retired as a player in 1982 and started focusing on his career as a manager. Hiddink achieved immense success as a manager as he guided many clubs and countries to achieve various titles. In 2005 and 2006, Guus Hiddink was honored with the prestigious Rinus Michels Award.

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Jesús Navas
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back or Right Winger)
Jesús Navas
3
Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Birthplace: Los Palacios, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Obafemi Martins
(Nigerian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Obafemi Martins
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Birthdate: October 28, 1984
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Edwin van der Sar
(Former Dutch Football Goalkeeper)
Edwin van der Sar
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1970
Birthplace: Voorhout, Netherlands

Ajax CEO and retired Dutch footballer Edwin van der Sar began his senior career with Ajax, winning countless titles with them, such as the Eredivisie and the UEFA Champion’s League. The talented goalkeeper later had successful stints with Juventus, Fulham, and Manchester United. He has also been a 2-time Best European Goalkeeper.

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Nani
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Nani
3
Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Birthplace: Amadora, Portugal

Nani is a Portuguese football player who represented the national team from 2006 to 2017. He played an important role in Portugal's victory at the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship. Nani was also an important player for Manchester United, winning the Premier League four times and the UEFA Champions League in 2008.

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Marco Verratti
(Italian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Marco Verratti
5
Birthdate: November 5, 1992
Birthplace: Pescara, Italy

Best known as a central midfielder for Paris Saint-Germain and the Italian national team, Marco Verratti was part of his country’s 2014 FIFA World Cup squad. He began his career with Pescara and worked his way up with hard work. He was knighted by the Italian government.

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Aleksandar Kolarov
(Retired Serbian Football Defender)
Aleksandar Kolarov
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Birthdate: November 10, 1985
Birthplace: Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia

Retired Serbian footballer Aleksandar Kolarov is known as a talented defender and has played as both a left-back and a center-back. He had an illustrious career with clubs such as Manchester United and Inter Milan and won 2 Premier League titles with the former. He was named the 2011 Serbian Player of the Year.

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Kelly Smith
(Football player)
Kelly Smith
4
Birthdate: October 29, 1978
Birthplace: Watford, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Joe Cole
(English Football Coach and Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder or Winger)
Joe Cole
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Birthdate: November 8, 1981
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Jens Lehmann
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Jens Lehmann
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Takuma Asano
(Japanese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger or a Forward)
Takuma Asano
4
Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Birthplace: Komono, Mie, Japan
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Unai Emery
(Spanish Football Manager and Former Football Midfielder)
Unai Emery
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Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Birthplace: Hondarribia, Spain
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Nélson Semedo
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Nélson Semedo
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Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Nélson Semedo 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 Nations League in 2019. Best known for his speed and dribbling skills, Nélson Semedo helped Benfica win the Primeira Liga in 2016 and 2017. He is currently playing for Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Dusan Tadic
(Serbian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward or Attacking Midfielder)
Dusan Tadic
2
Birthdate: November 20, 1988
Birthplace: Bačka Topola, SFR Yugoslavia

Dusan Tadic is a Serbian football player who captains the Serbia national team as well as the popular Dutch club Ajax. He played an influential role in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifications and helped his team qualify for the final tournament. In 2019, he was named Serbian Player of the Year.

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Robert Pires
(French Football Coach and Former Professional Player)
Robert Pires
4
Birthdate: October 29, 1973
Birthplace: Reims, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Thomas Vermaelen
(Retired Belgian Football Centre-Back)
Thomas Vermaelen
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Birthdate: November 14, 1985
Birthplace: Kapellen, Flanders, Belgium

Retired Belgian footballer Thomas Vermaelen was a prominent defender and had successful stints with clubs such as Ajax, Arsenal, and Barcelona. He won 4 La Liga titles, among other championships, with Barcelona. An Olympian, he was also part of the Belgian squads that played in the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups.

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Milan Baroš
(Czech Football Striker, Who Won the UEFA Euro 2004 Golden Boot)
Milan Baroš
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Birthdate: October 28, 1981
Birthplace: Vigantice, Czech Republic
Czech football sensation Milan Baroš is best known as a striker for FK Vigantice. He has also represented clubs such as Liverpool and Aston Villa, winning the Champion’s League with the former, and is the second-best goal-scorer from the Czech Republic. He also won the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.
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Lucien Favre
(Swiss Professional Football Manager and Former Player)
Lucien Favre
3
Birthdate: November 2, 1957
Birthplace: Saint-Barthélemy, Switzerland

Lucien Favre is one of the best-known football managers from Switzerland. A favorite of various French and Swiss clubs, he is known for bringing the best out of players such as Marco Reus and Marc-Andre ter Stegen. He also played a role in making Hertha and Borussia Mönchengladbach major European teams.

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Morgan Schneiderlin
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Morgan Schneiderlin
4
Birthdate: November 8, 1989
Birthplace: Obernai, France

Morgan Schneiderlin is a French professional footballer. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Ligue 1 club Nice. He started playing football as a child and made his professional debut in 2005. He has since played for numerous clubs, including Strasbourg, Southampton, and Manchester United. He also plays for the French national team. He is married to Camille Sold. 

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Stephan El Shaarawy
(Association football player)
Stephan El Shaarawy
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Birthdate: October 27, 1992
Birthplace: Savona

Stephan El Shaarawy is an Italian football player who was regarded as a potentially world-class player and one of the most promising youngsters at the beginning of his career. El Shaarawy represents his national team as well as the Serie A club Roma. Renowned for his pace and agility, El Shaarawy's playing style has often drawn comparisons with Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Jefferson Farfán
(Peruvian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger)
Jefferson Farfán
5
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Stevan Jovetić
(Montenegrin Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Stevan Jovetić
3
Birthdate: November 2, 1989
Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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James McCarthy
(Scottish-Irish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
James McCarthy
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish-born footballer James McCarthy is now best known as a dependable Celtic midfielder. He also represents the Irish national team, because his grandparents were Irish. He has previously won an FA Cup with Wigan Athletic, beating Manchester City, and has also played for the English club Everton.