They Made Me Lovin' Football

Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it's much more serious than that. Bill Shankly.

Viktor Fischer, 1994 - Denmark  ; Ajax.

Yaya Touré, 1983 - Ivory Coast ; Beveren, Metalurg Donetsk, Olympiakos, AS Monaco, Barcelona, Manchester City.

Lucho Gonzalez, 1981 - Argentina ; Huràcan, River Plate, Olympique Marseille, FC Porto.

Lucho Gonzalez, 1981 - Argentina ; Huràcan, River Plate, Olympique Marseille, FC Porto.

Denis Bergkamp, 1969 - Ajax Amsterdam, AC Milan, Arsenal.

Denis Bergkamp, 1969 - Ajax Amsterdam, AC Milan, Arsenal.

Pavel Nedved, 1972 - Czech Republic ; Dukla Praha, Sparta Praha, Lazio Roma, Juventus.

Pavel Nedved, 1972 - Czech Republic ; Dukla Praha, Sparta Praha, Lazio Roma, Juventus.

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.

Bobby Charlton

Paul Gascoigne, 1967 - England ; Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Lazio Roma, Glasgow Rangers, Middlesbrough, Everton, Burnley, Gansu Tianma, Boston United.

Paul Gascoigne, 1967 - England ; Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspurs, Lazio Roma, Glasgow Rangers, Middlesbrough, Everton, Burnley, Gansu Tianma, Boston United.

George Best, 1946-2005 - North Ireland ; Manchester United, Los Angelez Aztecs, Fulham, Lauderdale, San Jose, Hibernian.

Joey Barton, 1982 - Manchester City, Newcastle, Queens Parke Rangers.

Leon Britton, 1982 - West Ham, Sheffield United, Swansea City.

Raul Meireles, 1983 - Portugal ; Boavista, Porto, Liverpool, Chelsea.

Angelo Palombo, 1981 - Italy ; Fano, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, Inter Milan.

Mario Balotelli, 1990 - Italy ; Ac Lumezzane, Inter Milan, Manchester City.

Mario Balotelli, 1990 - Italy ; Ac Lumezzane, Inter Milan, Manchester City.

Younes Belhanda, 1990 - Morocco ; Montpellier HSC.

Dedrick Boyata, 1990 - Belgium ; Manchester City, Bolton Wanderers.

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