Football Players Whose First Name Starts With S

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Sergio Agüero
(Argentine Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Striker)
Sergio Agüero
116
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentine footballer and Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero was the youngest footballer of the Argentine Primera División, at 15. From scoring two goals in the semi-final to help Argentina win the 2008 Olympic gold medal, to being the fourth-highest goal-scorer of Premier League, he has many feats to his credit.
 2 
Sergio Ramos
(Spanish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Sergio Ramos
74
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camas, Spain

Spanish footballer, Sergio Ramos, is known for his defensive skills and also for his ability to play offensively and score goals. He plays for the Premier League Club, Real Madrid. Ramos was a member of the Spanish national side which won the European Championship in 2008 and 2012 and the World Cup in 2010. 

 3 
Sadio Mané
(Senegalese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Sadio Mané
79
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bambali, Senegal

Sadio Mané is one of the greatest Senegalese football players of all time. He is Senegal's fifth all-time top goal-scorer and was named African Footballer of the Year in 2020. One of Liverpool's key players, Sadio serves as an inspiration to youngsters as he succeeded as a footballer in spite of his father forbidding him from playing as a child.

 4 
Steven Gerrard
(One of the Greatest Liverpool Footballers of All Time)
Steven Gerrard
50
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Whiston, England, United Kingdom
Steven Gerrard spent most of his career as a Liverpool midfielder and also captained Liverpool and the English national team. His phenomenal performance in the 2006 FA Cup Final led it to be called The Gerrard Final. The Order of the British Empire member now manages the Scottish club Rangers.
 5 
Samuel Eto'o
(Cameroonian Football Administrator and Former Player)
Samuel Eto'o
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Sergio Busquets
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Sergio Busquets
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
Son Heung-min
(South Korean Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Son Heung-min
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chuncheon-si, South Korea
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Serge Gnabry
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Serge Gnabry
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

German footballer Serge Gnabry was scouted by VfB at age 12. Though he also excelled in track and field, too, he later chose football. At the 2016 Olympics, he helped Germany win the silver and was also the joint top-scorer. He is part of the philanthropic initiative Common Goal.

 9 
Shinji Kagawa
(Japanese Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Shinji Kagawa
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kobe, Japan

Shinji Kagawa is a Japanese footballer who plays as a midfielder. He has the distinction of having played for top-notch European football clubs, such as Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund. Known for agility on the field, Shinji Kagawa is currently part of the Greek club, PAOK Thessaloniki, after his contract with Spanish team, Zaragoza, was terminated. 

 10 
Samuel Umtiti
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Samuel Umtiti
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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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Sócrates
(Brazilian Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Sócrates
9
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belém, State of Pará, Brazil
Died: December 4, 2011
 12 
Sergej Milinković-Savić
(Spanish-Born Serbian Football Midfielder)
Sergej Milinković-Savić
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lleida, Spain

Spanish-born Serbian footballer Sergej Milinković-Savić currently plays for the Italian club Lazio. A talented midfielder, he is the son of former footballer Nikola Milinković. He was part of the Serbian squad that won the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He has also been named Lazio Player of the Season twice.

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Sofyan Amrabat
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Sofyan Amrabat
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huizen, Netherlands
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Sunil Chhetri
(Indian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Sunil Chhetri
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Secunderabad, Telangana, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 15 
Sofiane Boufal
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger / Attacking Midfielder)
Sofiane Boufal
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 16 
Sol Campbell
(English Professional Football Manager and Former Player)
Sol Campbell
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plaistow, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Simon Kjær
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Simon Kjær
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Horsens, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Steven Bergwijn
(Surinamese-Origin Dutch Football Winger)
Steven Bergwijn
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch footballer Steven Bergwijn is best known as a winger for Ajax. He has been a 3-time Eredivisie winner with PSV and an EFL Cup runner-up with Tottenham Hotspur. The Surinamese-origin player also plays for the Dutch national team and has been the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship Golden Player.
 19 
Saïd Benrahma
(Algerian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Saïd Benrahma
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aïn Témouchent, Algeria
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Steve Mandanda
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Steve Mandanda
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Sergiño Dest
(Soccer Player Who Plays as a Full-Back)
Sergiño Dest
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Almere, Netherlands
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Sead Kolašinac
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Sead Kolašinac
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Sulley Muntari
(Ghanaian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Sulley Muntari
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Konongo, Ashanti, Ghana
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Salomón Rondón
(Venezuelan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Salomón Rondón
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Celebrity Names:
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Stefan de Vrij
(Association football player)
Stefan de Vrij
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ouderkerk aan den IJssel
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Sofiane Feghouli
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Sofiane Feghouli
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Sami Khedira
(German Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Sami Khedira
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Siphiwe Tshabalala
(South African Professional Football Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Siphiwe Tshabalala
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Soweto, South Africa

Midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala is a promising South African footballer and was the first to make his international debut while playing for the National First Division. He had played for Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs before joining AmaZulu. The son of a taxi driver, he initially aspired to become a chartered accountant.

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Steve Bruce
(English Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Steve Bruce
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Corbridge, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Shola Ameobi
(Nigerian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a 'Striker')
Shola Ameobi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zaria, Nigeria

Nigerian former footballer Shola Ameobi is remembered for his long stint with English football club Newcastle United. He later also represented other clubs such as Notts County. Son of a pastor, he is quite religious and is associated with charitable organizations that work for religious freedom.

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Sol Bamba
(Ivorian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Sol Bamba
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
Steve Coppell
(Football Manager & Player)
Steve Coppell
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Savo Milošević
(Serbian Football Manager and Former Player Known for His Long Association with Partizan)
Savo Milošević
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbian football manager and former footballer Savo Milošević has played as a forward for clubs such as Aston Villa, Partizan, and Rubin Kazan. As a manager, he led Partizan to win the 2018-19 Serbian Cup. He was also awarded the coveted Golden Boot at the UEFA Euro 2000.

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Saman Ghoddos
(Swedish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder, Striker or Winger)
Saman Ghoddos
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Malmö, Sweden

Born in Sweden, Iranian-origin footballer Saman Ghoddos had initially played for the Swedish national team but later joined the Iranian national team. Best known as an attacking midfielder and winger for Brentford, has previously won the Svenska Cupen for Östersunds FK and the EFL Championship play-offs for Brentford.

 35 
Salem Al-Dawsari
(Saudi Arabian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger or Second-Striker)
Salem Al-Dawsari
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wadi ad-Dawasir, Najd, Saudi Arabia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Shane Long
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Shane Long
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gortnahoe, Ireland

Irish-born footballer Shane Long is best known as a striker for English club Southampton. He had also been a national-level hurler and a Gaelic footballer in the past. He was part of the 2011 Nations Cup-winning Irish squad and has won a Football League Championship with Reading, too.

 37 
Steve McClaren
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Steve McClaren
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fulford
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Sarpreet Singh
(New Zealand Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Sarpreet Singh
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Stewart Downing
(Football Player)
Stewart Downing
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Steve Finnan
(Irish Former International Footballer Who Played as a Right Back)
Steve Finnan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

Irish-born Steve Finnan started his football career with the youth team of Wimbledon and then graduated to Birmingham City, Fulham, and Liverpool. Capped a little over 50 times for the Republic of Ireland, he is also the only player to have played for all 4 English football league levels and the Football Conference.

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Salvatore Schillaci
(Italian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Salvatore Schillaci
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palermo, Italy
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Stefan Kießling
(German Former Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Stefan Kießling
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lichtenfels, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 43 
Stefano Okaka
(Italian Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Stefano Okaka
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Castiglione del Lago, Italy
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Sam Vokes
(Football player - Striker)
Sam Vokes
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southampton, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Sir Tom Finney
(Football player)
Sir Tom Finney
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Preston, England
Died: February 14, 2014
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Simão Sabrosa
(Portuguese Retired Footballer Who Played as a Left Winger)
Simão Sabrosa
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Constantim, Portugal

Simão Sabrosa is a Portuguese retired football player who was known for his dribbling skills. He represented his country in two European Championships and two World Cups. Simão Sabrosa also played for clubs like Benfica, winning the Primeira Liga with the club in 2005.

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Sergi Samper
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Sergi Samper
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
Sébastien Bassong
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Sébastien Bassong
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Shane Smeltz
(New Zealand Professional Football Striker)
Shane Smeltz
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Göppingen, Germany
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sydney Cummings
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Sydney Cummings
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Millstone, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)