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List of famous football players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top football players in the world? This includes the most prominent football players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable football players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic football players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned football players.

David Beckham and Diego Maradona are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

From reputable, prominent, and well known football players to the lesser known football players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the football player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous football players ever?" and "What are the names of famous football players?" then you're in the right place. (374 items)
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Football Players
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David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE, is an English former professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player. He was the first ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Soccer Player, Model, Actor, Athlete

Credits: The Class of 92, Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait, Goal II: Living the Dream, David Beckham: Into the Unknown

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Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Football Players
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Reginald Alfred "Reggie" Bush, Jr. is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Southern California, where he earned consensus All-American honors twice, and was recognized as the top college player ...more

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Age: 32

Birthplace: Spring Valley, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Athlete, Footballer, American football player

Credits: Jim Rome Is Burning

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Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Football Players
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Antonio Ramiro "Tony" Romo is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football for Eastern Illinois University, an NCAA Division I-AA school. At Eastern Illinois, Romo won the Walter Payton Award in 2002, and led the Panthers ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Profession: Athlete, American football player

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Football Players
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Diego Armando Maradona Franco is an Argentine former footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as for the national team of Argentina. Many experts, football critics, former players, current players and football fans regard Maradona as the greatest football player of all ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: LanĂºs, Argentina

Profession: Talk show host, Manager, Coach, Footballer

Credits: Hero: The Official Film of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, Loving Maradona, La noche del 10, Maradona by Kusturica

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