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Footballers who excelled at other sports (Part Three)

Continuing the series about footballers who excelled at other sports. (For Part One click here; and Part Two click here). Paolo Maldini Paolo Maldini is regarded as one of the greatest defenders of all-time. The epitome of the one club man he spent his entire career with his boyhood club AC Milan, winning 25 trophies with the Rossonieri, and he ...

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Five father-son duos who played for the same club

Zinedine and Enzo Zidane (Real Madrid) In Real Madrid’s Copa del Rey fixture against Cultural Leonesa last weekend, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane introduced Enzo Zidane as a second half substitute in place of Isco, giving the 21-year-old his senior debut for the club. In the process, Enzo followed in his father’s footsteps to become the second Zidane to play ...

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Top 5 defenders to never win a Ballon d’Or

Franco Baresi Baresi is considered to be the greatest defender to have played football. He had a 20-year storied career with AC Milan, during which he captained the side for 15 years and went on to win six league titles, three European Cups and two Intercontinental Cups. Priscinin, with his superb positioning and reading of the game was a joy ...

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Top 6 Soccer Jersey Retired by clubs

Bobby Moore (Wes Ham United, #6) Bobby Moore is regarded amongst the greatest players to have ever adorned the Three Lions as well as the Hammers jersey. He was the captain of the England national team as they went on to win their only World Cup in 1966. The defender spent 16 years at Upton Park and is regarded amongst ...

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