Football Players Whose First Name Starts With B

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Bernardo Silva
(Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Bernardo Silva
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 2 
Bobby Charlton
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Bobby Charlton
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ashington, Northumberland, England
Died: October 21, 2023

Widely considered one of the greatest players ever, Bobby Charlton was an important member of the England national football team that emerged victorious at the 1966 FIFA World Cup. The recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Ballon d'Or, Charlton received a knighthood in 1994. 

 3 
Bastian Schweinsteiger
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Bastian Schweinsteiger
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
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.

 4 
Blaise Matuidi
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Blaise Matuidi
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toulouse, France

Blaise Matuidi is a French football player who has represented the France national team in prominent tournaments like FIFA World Cups and UEFA European Football Championships. He also played a major role in helping his team win the 2018 World Cup. Referred to as a strong and fierce tackler, Blaise Matuidi is renowned for his energy and physical strength.

 5 
Benjamin Mendy
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Benjamin Mendy
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longjumeau, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Brahim Díaz
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Brahim Díaz
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Bernd Leno
(German Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Bernd Leno
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 8 
Bobby Moore
(Captain of the England Team that Won the 1966 FIFA World Cup)
Bobby Moore
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barking, Essex, England
Died: February 24, 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Ben Chilwell
(Football player)
Ben Chilwell
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milton Keynes, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Brian Laudrup
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger / Midfielder)
Brian Laudrup
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Bernie Casey
(American Poet, Actor, and Professional Footballer)
Bernie Casey
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wyco, West Virginia, United States
Died: September 19, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Burak Yılmaz
(Turkish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Burak Yılmaz
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Antalya, Turkey
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Bruce Grobbelaar
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Bruce Grobbelaar
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Bojan Krkić
(Spanish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward / Winger)
Bojan Krkić
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Linyola
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 15 
Bafétimbi Gomis
(French Professional Footballer Who Last Plays as a Striker)
Bafétimbi Gomis
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Seyne-sur-Mer, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Bernd Schuster
(Football German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Bernd Schuster
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 17 
Bryan Ruiz
(Costa Rican Former Professional Footballer)
Bryan Ruiz
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica San José, Costa Rica
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Billy Bremner
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Billy Bremner
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stirling
Died: December 7, 1997
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Bixente Lizarazu
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Left-Back)
Bixente Lizarazu
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Bakary Sako
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Bakary Sako
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Bert Trautmann
(German Football Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Bert Trautmann
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
Died: July 19, 2013

Bert Trautmann was a German football player who played as a goalkeeper for popular teams like Manchester City and St Helens Town. He made 508 appearances for the Manchester City from 1949 to 1964. Regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation, Bert Trautmann was made an inductee of the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Bruno Soriano
(Football player - Defensive midfielder)
Bruno Soriano
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Artana, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Bader Al-Mutawa
(Football player - Forward)
Bader Al-Mutawa
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Bassam Al-Rawi
(Qatari Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Bassam Al-Rawi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baghdad, Iraq
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Celebrity Names:
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Bernard Mendy
(Association football player)
Bernard Mendy
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Évreux
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Bud Wilkinson
(Football coach)
Bud Wilkinson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 9, 1994
 27 
Bruma
(Portuguese Football Winger)
Bruma
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Portuguese footballer Bruma had joined the youth team of Sporting CP before turning 13. He later had a successful senior career with teams such as Galatasaray, Olympiacos, and PSV, and now plays for the Turkish club Fenerbahçe. A talented winger, he is known for his speed.

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Bill Nicholson
(association football player, association football manager)
Bill Nicholson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Died: October 23, 2004
 29 
Baghdad Bounedjah
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Baghdad Bounedjah
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Briana Scurry
(American Retired Soccer Goalkeeper and Assistant Coach of the Washington Spirit)
Briana Scurry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 31 
Bruno Peres
(Brazilian footballer)
Bruno Peres
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Baichung Bhutia
(Indian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Baichung Bhutia
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tinkitam, India
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Bruno Metsu
(Football Player)
Bruno Metsu
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coudekerque-Branche, France
Died: October 15, 2013
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 34 
Brian Idowu
(Russian Professional Footballer Who Plays as A Left-Back)
Brian Idowu
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Billy McNeill
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Billy McNeill
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bellshill
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Bob Wilson
(Scotland Former International Football Goalkeeper)
Bob Wilson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chesterfield, United Kingdom

Known for the enthusiasm and energy with which he would throw himself at his opponents for saving goals, Scottish goalkeeper Bob Wilson became a star during his 11-year stint as an Arsenal player. He later became a coach and an analyst. Following his daughter’s death due to cancer, he launched an emotional-support charity.

 37 
Barry Venison
(Footballer)
Barry Venison
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Consett
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Beram Kayal
(Israeli Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Beram Kayal
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jadeidi-Makr, Israel

Beram Kayal is an Arab-Israeli football player who currently plays in the Israeli Premier League where he represents Bnei Sakhnin F.C. Since 2008, Kayal has been an important member of the Israel national football team. A hard-working midfielder, Beram Kayal is renowned for his speed, passing ability, aggressive tackling, and high stamina level.

 39 
Basile Boli
(Former footballer defender position)
Basile Boli
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Beni Baningime
(Congolese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Beni Baningime
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
Brian Kidd
(Football coach)
Brian Kidd
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, England
 42 
Ben Graham
(Australian Former Rules Football Player and American Footballer)
Ben Graham
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Geelong, Australia
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 43 
Bobo Baldé
(Guinean Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Bobo Baldé
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 44 
Bronson Kaufusi
(Football player)
Bronson Kaufusi
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 45 
Barbra Banda
(Zambian Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Barbra Banda
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lusaka, Zambia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 46 
Björn Werner
(Football player)
Björn Werner
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Benik Afobe
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Benik Afobe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leyton, London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Bright Arrey-Mbi
(Footballer centre-back or left back position)
Bright Arrey-Mbi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaarst, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Bernard Parker
(South African Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder / Forward)
Bernard Parker
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boksburg, South Africa

Best known as a midfielder or striker for the Kaizer Chiefs, South African footballer Bernard Parker has also been associated with the Red Star Belgrade of Serbia and FC Twente of the Netherlands. He was also the top goal-scorer at the  2014 African Nations Championship.

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Brian Brobbey
(Dutch Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Brian Brobbey
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)