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Ronaldo
(Brazilian Retired Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Ronaldo
86
Birthdate: September 18, 1976
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Widely considered one of the greatest players of all time, he played for Brazil in 98 matches, scoring 62 goals. He was named FIFA World Player of the Year three times. He retired in 2011 and has since established himself as a successful businessperson.

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Franz Beckenbauer
(One of the Greatest Football Players in the History of the Sport)
Franz Beckenbauer
29
Birthdate: September 11, 1945
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: January 7, 2024
German former footballer Franz Beckenbauer spent most of his career with Bayern Munich, winning championships such as the European Cup. He won the World Cup for West Germany twice, first as a player in 1974 and then as a manager in 1990. He was also a Sky Germany analyst.
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Luka Modrić
(Croatian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Luka Modrić
40
Birthdate: September 9, 1985
Birthplace: Zadar, Croatia
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić has won 17 big trophies for his club. He had a difficult childhood, growing up amid the Croatian War of Independence. He has played for Tottenham Hotspur, and in 2018, he led Croatia to their first football World Cup final and won the Golden Ball.
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Pavel Nedvěd
(Former Czech Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Pavel Nedvěd
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Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Birthplace: Cheb, Czech Republic
Pavel Nedvěd is a Czech retired football player who achieved international recognition when he helped his national team reach the final of Euro 1996. Counted among the greatest footballers of his generation, Nedvěd is also considered one of the most successful footballers to have ever emerged from the Czech Republic. Pavel Nedvěd has been named in Pele's FIFA 100 list.
 5 
Christian Pulisic
(American Professional Football Winger / Attacking Midfielder)
Christian Pulisic
32
Birthdate: September 18, 1998
Birthplace: Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Ruud Gullit
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Ruud Gullit
14
Birthdate: September 1, 1962
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ruud Gullit is a Dutch former football player. Considered one of the greatest players in the history of football, Gullit was known for his versatility as he could play as an attacking midfielder, forward, or midfielder. During the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship, he led his national team to its first title.

 7 
Thiago Silva
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Thiago Silva
11
Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Thiago Silva is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays as a center-back for Premier League club Chelsea and the Brazil national team. He is counted among the best central defenders of his generation. He began playing football as a teenager and had a brilliant youth career. He made his international debut in 2008 and has appeared in seven major tournaments. 

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Carlos Valderrama
(Former Colombian Football Player Who Played as a Midfielder)
Carlos Valderrama
8
Birthdate: September 2, 1961
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia

Carlos Valderrama is a Colombian retired football player whose distinctive hairstyle and technical skills made him popular. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Colombian football players of all time, Valderrama was included in Pelé's FIFA 100 list in 2004. Carlos Valderrama played a prominent role during the 1990s, which is considered the golden era of Colombian football.  

 9 
Marcel Desailly
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Marcel Desailly
13
Birthdate: September 7, 1968
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Born in Ghana, Marcel Desailly first gained attention after moving to the Olympique de Marseille and winning the UEFA Champions League. He then gained fame with AC Milan and Chelsea, and was part of the 1998 World Cup-winning French squad. A BBC Sport pundit post-retirement, he also represents UNICEF

 10 
Jérôme Boateng
(German Football Defender Known for His Association with 'Bayern Munich')
Jérôme Boateng
29
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Starting his career with the club Tennis Borussia Berlin, German footballer Jérôme Boateng later had a decade-long association with Bayern Munich, winning the Bundesliga 9 times and the UEFA Champions League twice with Bayern. The talented center-back was also part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup-winning German squad.

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Thomas Müller
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Thomas Müller
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Birthdate: September 13, 1989
Birthplace: Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany

Thomas Müller, who is a prominent member of the Germany national football team, is a versatile footballer; he can play at various positions, such as centre forward, left wing, and right wing. He played key roles in Germany's performance in the 2010 World Cup, Euro Cup 2012, 2014 World Cup, and 2018 World Cup.

 12 
César Azpilicueta
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
César Azpilicueta
10
Birthdate: August 28, 1989
Birthplace: Zizur Mayor, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Oscar
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays an Attacking Midfielder)
Oscar
12
Birthdate: September 9, 1991
Birthplace: Americana, São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Jack Grealish
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger or Attacking Midfielder)
Jack Grealish
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Birthdate: September 10, 1995
Birthplace: Birmingham, England

Jack Grealish is an English professional footballer. At present, he is affiliated with Premier League club Manchester City and the England national team. He plays as a  winger or attacking midfielder. He joined the Highgate United Youth Club as a boy and started playing professionally as a teenager. He is known for his ability to run and dribble past defenders. 

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 15 
Douglas Costa
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Douglas Costa
10
Birthdate: September 14, 1990
Birthplace: Sapucaia do Sul, Brazil
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Bojan Krkić
(Spanish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward / Winger)
Bojan Krkić
7
Birthdate: August 28, 1990
Birthplace: Linyola
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 17 
Manuel Pellegrini
(Chilean Professional Football Manager and Former Football Centre-Back)
Manuel Pellegrini
7
Birthdate: September 16, 1953
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
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Lucas Paquetá
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Lucas Paquetá
4
Birthdate: August 27, 1997
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Pepe Reina
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Pepe Reina
9
Birthdate: August 31, 1982
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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David Seaman
(Footballer)
David Seaman
7
Birthdate: September 19, 1963
Birthplace: Rotherham, England
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Fabio Cannavaro
(Italian Professional Football Coach and Former Football Player Who Played as Centre-Back)
Fabio Cannavaro
7
Birthdate: September 13, 1973
Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Italian former football star Fabio Cannavaro was part of his country’s 2006 World Cup-winning team and now coaches the Chinese football club Guangzhou. He has won awards such as the Ballon d'Or and was the only defender to earn the FIFA World Player of the Year tag.

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Harry Kewell
(Australian Football Coach and Former Player)
Harry Kewell
5
Birthdate: September 22, 1978
Birthplace: Smithfield, Australia
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Gareth Southgate
(British Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Defender and Midfielder)
Gareth Southgate
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Birthdate: September 3, 1970
Birthplace: Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Gareth Southgate is an English football manager. A former player, he used to play as a defender and midfielder for Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, and Crystal Palace. He retired in 2006, after more than 500 league appearances and began his stint as a football manager. He has been managing the England national team since 2016. 

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Alexander Isak
(Swedish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Alexander Isak
5
Birthdate: September 21, 1999
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Kieran Trippier
(English Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Kieran Trippier
8
Birthdate: September 19, 1990
Birthplace: Bury, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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David Ospina
(Colombian Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
David Ospina
4
Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Birthplace: Medellin, Colombia

David Ospina is a Colombian football player who plays for the Colombia national football team. Ospina made his national debut in 2007 and is currently the most capped player of Colombia. Apart from representing his country in important tournaments like the FIFA World Cup and Copa Américas, David Ospina has also played for popular clubs like Arsenal and Atlético Nacional.

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Henrik Larsson
(Swedish Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Henrik Larsson
7
Birthdate: September 20, 1971
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

Henrik Larsson is a Swedish former football player who played as a striker for the Sweden national team from 1993 to 2009. He helped his national team win the bronze medal at the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Henrik Larsson also played for popular clubs like Celtic, Barcelona, and Feyenoord. He is a member of the Scottish Football Hall of Fame.

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João Moutinho
(Portuguese Football Midfielder)
João Moutinho
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Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Birthplace: Portimao, Portugal

Portuguese football central-midfielder João Moutinho, ComM, presently plays for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers and the Portugal national team. His illustrious career so far has seen him achieve several feats including winning Primeira Liga with FC Porto three times in a row; Ligue 1 with Monaco; and 2016 UEFA European Championship and 2019 UEFA Nations League with his national team

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Paco Alcácer
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Paco Alcácer
6
Birthdate: August 30, 1993
Birthplace: Torrent, Spain
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Luuk de Jong
(Dutch Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Luuk de Jong
6
Birthdate: August 27, 1990
Birthplace: Aigle, Switzerland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Alex Song
(Cameroonian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central or Defensive Midfielder)
Alex Song
10
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

Alex Song is a Cameroonian football player who has played for popular teams like Arsenal and Barcelona. He has also represented his national team in important tournaments like the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. Alex Song’s performance in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations made him the only player from Cameroon to be named in the Team of the Tournament.

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René Higuita
(Former Colombian Football Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
René Higuita
4
Birthdate: August 27, 1966
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

René Higuita is a Colombian retired football player best known for exhibiting a scorpion kick while saving a goal in a friendly against England on 6 September 1995. His high-risk playing style and distinctive hairstyle made him immensely popular around the world. René Higuita is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers in South American history.

 33 
Ray Wilkins
(English Football Player and Coach)
Ray Wilkins
5
Birthdate: September 14, 1956
Birthplace: Hillingdon, England
Died: April 4, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Yannick Carrasco
(Belgian Football Winger and Wing-Back)
Yannick Carrasco
5
Birthdate: September 4, 1993
Birthplace: Vilvoorde, Belgium

Belgian football winger and wing-back Yannick Ferreira Carrasco plays for the Belgium national team and Atlético Madrid. His achievements so far include winning Ligue 2 (2012–13) with Monaco; and La Liga (2020–21) and UEFA Europa League (2017–18) with Atlético Madrid. He played for Belgium national team during UEFA European Championship (2016, 2020) and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

 35 
Cédric Soares
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Cédric Soares
7
Birthdate: August 31, 1991
Birthplace: Singen (Hohentwiel), Germany

Cédric Soares is a Portuguese football player who plays as a defender for the Portugal national team. He was part of the team that won the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship and also represented Portugal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Apart from his national team, Cédric Soares is also currently a part of the Arsenal Football Club.

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Júlio César Soares Espíndola
(Brazilian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Júlio César Soares Espíndola
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1979
Birthplace: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Salomón Rondón
(Venezuelan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Salomón Rondón
6
Birthdate: September 16, 1989
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Emmanuel Petit
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Emmanuel Petit
6
Birthdate: September 22, 1970
Birthplace: Dieppe, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 39 
Carlos Bacca
(Colombian Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Carlos Bacca
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Birthplace: Puerto Colombia, Colombia

Carlos Bacca is a Colombian football player who represented the Colombia national football team from 2010 to 2018. He was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the Copa América Centenario in 2016. He also represented the team at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups. Carlos Bacca is renowned for his pace, aggression, strength, and concentration.

 40 
Sofiane Boufal
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger / Attacking Midfielder)
Sofiane Boufal
6
Birthdate: September 17, 1993
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Thomas Tuchel
(German Football Coach, Manager and Former Player)
Thomas Tuchel
5
Birthdate: August 29, 1973
Birthplace: Krumbach, Germany

After a short-lived playing career, which ended with a knee injury, German former footballer Thomas Tuchel joined a business administration course and also worked as a waiter in a bar. However, his love for football made him take up coaching, and he ended up managing teams such as Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea.

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Tito Vilanova
(Spanish Professional Football Central Midfielder and Manager)
Tito Vilanova
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Birthplace: Bellcaire d'Empordà, Spain
Died: April 25, 2014
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
José Antonio Reyes
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger)
José Antonio Reyes
6
Birthdate: September 1, 1983
Birthplace: Utrera, Spain
Died: June 1, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
John Fashanu
(Television presenter)
John Fashanu
6
Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Gérard Houllier
(French Professional Football Manager and Player)
Gérard Houllier
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Birthplace: Thérouanne, France
Died: December 14, 2020
 46 
Deco
(Retired Professional Football Player Who Played as an Attacking or Central Midfielder)
Deco
1
Birthdate: August 27, 1977
Birthplace: São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Brazilian-born-Portuguese retired professional footballer Deco, who mainly played as an attacking or central midfielder, is counted among the best players of his time. During his illustrious playing career, he achieved several feats including winning UEFA Champions League with and receiving UEFA Best Midfielder Award from two clubs, Porto and Barcelona. Following his football career, Deco started the D20 Sports agency.

 47 
Alexandre Pato
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Alexandre Pato
5
Birthdate: September 2, 1989
Birthplace: Pato Branco, Brazil
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Raúl Albiol
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Defender)
Raúl Albiol
5
Birthdate: September 4, 1985
Birthplace: Vilamarxant, Spain
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Hakan Şükür
(Turkish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Hakan Şükür
4
Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Birthplace: Sapanca, Turkey
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Julian Draxler
(German Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Julian Draxler
10
Birthdate: September 20, 1993
Birthplace: Gladbeck, Germany
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)