Football Players Whose First Name Starts With J

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Discover the famous football players whose name starts with J. The list includes people like José Mourinho, Johan Cruyff, James Rodríguez, Javier Hernández, Jürgen Klopp and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of football players whose names start with J includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Jürgen Klopp
(Football Manager)
Jürgen Klopp
51
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
James Rodríguez
(Colombian Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
James Rodríguez
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Javier Hernández
(Mexican Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Javier Hernández
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
José Mourinho
(Portuguese Former Professional Football Player and One of the Greatest Managers of All Time)
José Mourinho
32
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Setúbal
 5 
Jesse Lingard
(Footballer)
Jesse Lingard
25
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warrington
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Jadon Sancho
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Jadon Sancho
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Johan Cruyff
(One of the Greatest Football Players & One of the Best Managers Ever)
Johan Cruyff
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: March 24, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Jamie Vardy
(Footballer)
Jamie Vardy
36
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Julio Iglesias
(Singer-songwriter - One of The Best-Selling Hispanic Artist of All-Time)
Julio Iglesias
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
 10 
Josh Allen
(American football player)
Josh Allen
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Firebaugh, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 11 
Jack Grealish
(Association football player)
Jack Grealish
53
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Juan Mata
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder )
Juan Mata
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burgos, Spain
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Jay-Jay Okocha
(Footballer)
Jay-Jay Okocha
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Julie Ertz
(Soccer Player)
Julie Ertz
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mesa, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 15 
John Matuszak
10
Birthdate: October 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA
Died: June 17, 1989
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 16 
Jan Oblak
(Slovenian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Jan Oblak
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Škofja Loka, Slovenia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Jamal Musiala
(Football attacking midfielder)
Jamal Musiala
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 2003
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Juan Cuadrado
(Colombian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder & Defender)
Juan Cuadrado
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Necoclí, Colombia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
James Maddison
(Football player)
James Maddison
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Jan Vertonghen
(Belgian Football Central Defender)
Jan Vertonghen
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
James Milner
(Footballer)
James Milner
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wortley, Leeds, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
John Obi Mikel
(Nigerian footballer)
John Obi Mikel
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jos, Nigeria
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Jérôme Boateng
(German Football Defender Known for His Association with 'Bayern Munich')
Jérôme Boateng
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Joel Campbell
(Costa Rican footballer)
Joel Campbell
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Celebrity Names:
 25 
Javier Zanetti
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Javier Zanetti
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
Joe Hart
(English Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Joe Hart
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 27 
John Stones
(Association football player)
John Stones
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barnsley
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Jamie Carragher
( English football pundit and former footballer who played as a defender)
Jamie Carragher
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bootle, Merseyside, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Jack Wilshere
(Football - Midfielder for England)
Jack Wilshere
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Jackson Martínez
(Colombian Retired Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Jackson Martínez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quibdó
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 31 
John Terry
(Association football player)
John Terry
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barking
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Joe Gomez
(Football player)
Joe Gomez
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Catford, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Jordi Alba
(Association football player)
Jordi Alba
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marmolejo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Jimmy Greaves
(Footballer)
Jimmy Greaves
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manor Park, London
 35 
Jari Litmanen
(Finland's Greatest Football Player of All Time)
Jari Litmanen
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lahti, Finland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Josef Bican
(Austrian-Czech Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Josef Bican
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 12, 2001
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Jefferson Farfán
(Football player - Winger)
Jefferson Farfán
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Jermain Defoe
(Association football player)
Jermain Defoe
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beckton
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
James McCarthy
(association football player)
James McCarthy
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Joe Cole
(Association football player)
Joe Cole
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paddington
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
José Luis Chilavert
(Footballer Goalkeeper)
José Luis Chilavert
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luque, Paraguay
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 42 
Jack Tatum
(American Football player)
Jack Tatum
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherryville, North Carolina, United States
Died: July 27, 2010
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Jerzy Dudek
(Polish footballer)
Jerzy Dudek
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rybnik
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Jonny Evans
(Association football player)
Jonny Evans
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfast
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Juan Román Riquelme
(Argentine Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Juan Román Riquelme
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Fernando, Argentina
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Javier Pastore
(Association football player)
Javier Pastore
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Córdoba
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
John Fashanu
(Television presenter)
John Fashanu
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Jim Stynes
(Australian Rules Footballer)
Jim Stynes
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: March 20, 2012
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 49 
Juninho Pernambucano
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Jens Lehmann
(German Football player-Goalkeeper)
Jens Lehmann
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)