Scorpio Football Players

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 1 
Diego Maradona
(One of the Greatest Football Players in the History of the Sport)
Diego Maradona
95
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.

 2 
Wayne Rooney
(English Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Forward and Midfielder)
Wayne Rooney
80
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!

 3 
Peter Schmeichel
(Football player)
Peter Schmeichel
19
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
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 4 
Luís Figo
(One of the Best Portuguese Football Players of All Time)
Luís Figo
15
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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 5 
Alessandro Del Piero
(Italian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Deep-Lying Forward)
Alessandro Del Piero
19
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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Marco van Basten
(Former Dutch Football Star)
Marco van Basten
11
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.
 7 
Gerd Müller
(One of the Greatest Football Goal Scorers of All Time)
Gerd Müller
18
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.
 8 
Marcus Rashford
(Footballer)
Marcus Rashford
44
Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Birthplace: Manchester, England

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.

 9 
Paulo Dybala
(Argentine Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Paulo Dybala
24
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. 

 10 
David de Gea
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
David de Gea
16
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.
 11 
Kasper Schmeichel
(Footballer)
Kasper Schmeichel
9
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 12 
Rio Ferdinand
(Football player)
Rio Ferdinand
8
Birthdate: November 7, 1978
Birthplace: Camberwell, England
 13 
Ian Wright
(Television and Radio Personality and Former Professional Footballer)
Ian Wright
17
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.

 14 
Georginio Wijnaldum
(Dutch Football Midfielder)
Georginio Wijnaldum
8
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.

 15 
Paul Scholes
(English Former Football Player Who was One of the Best Midfielders of His Generation)
Paul Scholes
10
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.
 16 
Emiliano Sala
(Footballer)
Emiliano Sala
11
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Birthplace: Cululú, Santa Fe
Died: January 21, 2019

Emiliano Sala was an Argentine football player who played for prominent French clubs like Bordeaux and Nantes. He was renowned for his powerful strike and eye for goal. In 2019, he was included in the Nantes Team of the Decade. Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on 21 January 2019. His body was recovered four days after the crash.

 17 
Garrincha
(Football player)
Garrincha
5
Birthdate: October 28, 1933
Birthplace: Pau Grande, Magé, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 20, 1983
 18 
Wilfried Zaha
(Association football player)
Wilfried Zaha
7
Birthdate: November 10, 1992
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
 19 
Dwight Yorke
(Trinidadian and Tobagonian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Dwight Yorke
8
Birthdate: November 3, 1971
Birthplace: Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidadian former footballer Dwight Yorke, or the Smiling Assassin, is known for his stint with clubs such as Aston Villa and Manchester United. He also served as the assistant manager of the Trinidadian national team. He helped his country reach the FIFA World Cup for the first time.
 20 
John Matuszak
8
Birthdate: October 25, 1950
Birthplace: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Died: June 17, 1989
 21 
Achraf Hakimi
(Footballer right wing-back or right-back posiition)
Achraf Hakimi
4
Birthdate: November 4, 1998
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Abedi Pele
(Footballer)
Abedi Pele
6
Birthdate: November 5, 1964
Birthplace: Kyebi, Ghana
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 23 
Edwin van der Sar
(Former Dutch Football Goalkeeper)
Edwin van der Sar
7
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.

 24 
Philipp Lahm
(Football player)
Philipp Lahm
6
Birthdate: November 11, 1983
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
 25 
Marco Verratti
(Association football player)
Marco Verratti
8
Birthdate: November 5, 1992
Birthplace: Pescara

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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Alphonso Davies
(Football player)
Alphonso Davies
1
Birthdate: November 2, 2000
Birthplace: Buduburam, Ghana
 27 
Joe Cole
(Association football player)
Joe Cole
5
Birthdate: November 8, 1981
Birthplace: Paddington
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Mark Hughes
(Football manager)
Mark Hughes
6
Birthdate: November 1, 1963
Birthplace: Wrexham, Wales
 29 
Samuel Umtiti
(Association football player)
Samuel Umtiti
13
Birthdate: November 14, 1993
Birthplace: Yaoundé

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. 

 30 
Robert Pires
(Football Player & Coach)
Robert Pires
7
Birthdate: October 29, 1973
Birthplace: Reims, France
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Kurt Zouma
(Association football player)
Kurt Zouma
10
Birthdate: October 27, 1994
Birthplace: Lyon

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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Dusan Tadic
(Serbian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward or Attacking Midfielder)
Dusan Tadic
5
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.

 33 
Andre Schurrle
(German footballer)
Andre Schurrle
7
Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Birthplace: Ludwigshafen
 34 
Shaun Wright-Phillips
(Football player)
Shaun Wright-Phillips
11
Birthdate: October 25, 1981
Birthplace: Greenwich, England
 35 
Guus Hiddink
(Former Dutch Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Guus Hiddink
4
Birthdate: November 8, 1946
Birthplace: Varsseveld

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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Glenn Hoddle
(Footballer)
Glenn Hoddle
3
Birthdate: October 27, 1957
Birthplace: Hayes
 37 
Stephan El Shaarawy
(Association football player)
Stephan El Shaarawy
11
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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Thomas Lemar
(Football player - Midfielder)
Thomas Lemar
8
Birthdate: November 12, 1995
Birthplace: Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe, France
 39 
Obafemi Martins
(Footballer)
Obafemi Martins
6
Birthdate: October 28, 1984
Birthplace: Lagos
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Ansu Fati
(Football forwarder position)
Ansu Fati
2
Birthdate: October 31, 2002
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
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Stevan Jovetić
(Football Striker, attacking midfielder)
Stevan Jovetić
3
Birthdate: November 2, 1989
Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro
 42 
Jesús Navas
(Footballer right winger or a right back)
Jesús Navas
3
Birthdate: November 21, 1985
Birthplace: Los Palacios, Spain
 43 
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.

 44 
İlkay Gündoğan
(German Football Midfielder)
İlkay Gündoğan
4
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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Denis Irwin
(Football player)
Denis Irwin
3
Birthdate: October 31, 1965
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland

Known for his 12-year stint with Manchester United, Irish footballer Denis Irwin established himself as a dependable left-back, winning many championships with the club, such as the Premier League and the FA Cup. Post-retirement, he launched a successful media career as a sports presenter on channels such as MUTV.

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Sergiño Dest
(Footballer full-back position)
Sergiño Dest
1
Birthdate: November 3, 2000
Birthplace: Almere, Netherlands
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Benni McCarthy
(South African Coach and Former Football Player Who Played as a Forward)
Benni McCarthy
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1977
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

South African former footballer Benni McCarthy had played for a number of European clubs, such as Ajax Amsterdam, before moving on to the South African club Orlando Pirates. He also represented Bafana Bafana, the South African national team, in the 1998 World Cup and African Cup of Nations.

 48 
Giovanni Reyna
(Soccer Player)
Giovanni Reyna
1
Birthdate: November 13, 2002
Birthplace: Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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Pablo Aimar
(Football Attacking midfielder)
Pablo Aimar
5
Birthdate: November 3, 1979
Birthplace: Río Cuarto, Argentina
 50 
Jens Lehmann
(German Football player-Goalkeeper)
Jens Lehmann
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Birthplace: Essen, Germany