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List of famous male footballers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male footballers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being footballers. There are thousand of males working as footballers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic footballers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a footballer then the people below should give you inspiration.

List features people like Joachim Waroi and Georgios Samaras.

While this isn't a list of all male footballers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male footballers?" and "Who are the best male footballers?"
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Soccer 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

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

Also Ranked

#42 on The Best Soccer Players of All Time

#27 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#10 on Celebrities Whose Lives You Want

#14 on Overhyped Athletes Who Still Performed

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Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Soccer 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

Age: 30

Birthplace: Spring Valley, California, United States of America

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

Credits: Jim Rome Is Burning

Also Ranked

#67 on The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

#4 on The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

#42 on The Best Detroit Lions of All Time

#18 on The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time

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Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Soccer 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

Age: 36

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

Profession: Athlete, American football player

Also Ranked

#19 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#47 on The Best Quarterbacks of All Time

#47 on Athletes Who Should Get a Reality Show

#12 on The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Soccer 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

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

Also Ranked

#3 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#1 on The Greatest South American Footballers of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Left-Handed Athletes of All Time

#1 on The Best Athletes Who Have Used Performance Enhancing Drugs

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