Footballers

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1. Lionel Messi

Actor | Shakira Feat. Carlinhos Brown: La La La - Brazil 2014

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He has won the FIFA Ballon d'Or five times, four of them consecutively. Born and raised in central Argentina, Messi was diagnosed with a growth hormone ...

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Actor | Striker Force 7

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was born on February 5, 1985, in Madeira, Portugal to Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro and José Diniz Aveiro. Cristiano has an elder brother, Hugo and two elder sisters, Elma and Liliana Cátia. His name was inspired by the former US-president, Ronald Reagan, whom ...

3. Luis Suarez

Self | Untitled Luis Suárez Project

Luis Suarez was born on January 24, 1987 in Salto, Uruguay as Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz. He is an actor, known for Untitled Luis Suárez Project, FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 (2015) and 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League (2018). He has been married to Sofía Balbi since December 26, 2009. They ...

4. Neymar

Self | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Neymar was born on February 5, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil as Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. He is an actor and director, known for xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), Commercial for SFR TV (2019) and Money Heist (2017).

5. Antoine Griezmann

Self | Téléfoot

Antoine Griezmann was born on March 21, 1991 in France. He has been married to Erika Choperena since June 15, 2017. They have two children.

6. Gareth Bale

Actor | Today it's been impossible

Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. Renowned for his ball striking from distance, swerving free kicks, and his ability to get past defenders with pace, Bale has received plaudits ...

7. Robert Lewandowski

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

Robert Lewandowski (born 21 August 1988) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team.

After being the top scorer in the third and second tiers of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, he moved to top-flight Lech Poznan, ...

8. Luka Modric

Self | UEFA Champions League

Luka Modric was born on September 9, 1985 in Zadar, Croatia. He has been married to Vanja Bosnic since May 2010. They have three children.

9. Toni Kroos

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Toni Kroos (born 4 January 1990) is a German professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the German national team. Kroos plays mainly as a central midfielder, but is also used as a defensive midfielder or deep-lying play-maker. He is known for his vision, creativity, passing,...

10. Sergio Ramos

Self | Goal II: Living the Dream

Sergio Ramos was born on March 30, 1986 in Camas, Seville, Spain as Sergio Ramos Garcia. He is an actor, known for Goal II: Living the Dream (2007), Torrente 4 (2011) and El Hormiguero: Vacaciones en el Titanic (2019). He has been married to Pilar Rubio since June 15, 2019. They have three children.

11. Marco Reus

Self | UEFA Champions League

Marco Reus was born on May 31, 1989 in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

12. Manuel Neuer

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Manuel Neuer was born on March 27, 1986 in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He has been married to Nina Weiss since June 10, 2017.

13. Lorenzo Insigne

Self | 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League

Lorenzo Insigne has been married to Genoveffa Darone since December 31, 2012. They have two children.

14. Angel Di Maria

Self | 2013-2014 UEFA Champions League

Ángel Fabián Di María (born 14 February 1988) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national team. He can play as either a winger or attacking midfielder.

After beginning his career with Rosario Central, Di María moved to Europe in 2007 to play ...

15. Mats Hummels

Actor | Fack ju Göhte 3

Mats Julian Hummels (born 16 December 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team.

He came through the Bayern Munich youth academy before joining Borussia Dortmund on loan in January 2008 and officially signing for ...

16. Sergio Agüero

Actor | Torrente 4

Sergio Leonel "Kun" Agüero del Castillo (fan of Independiente de Avellaneda) is an Argentine footballer. Agüero earned his nickname Kun when his grandparents noted his resemblance to Japanese anime character Kum Kum. He is married and has a son with Diego Maradona's daughter Giannina Maradona. ...

18. Karim Benzema

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

Karim Mostafa Benzema (born 19 December 1987) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team. He has been described as an "immensely talented striker" who is "strong and powerful" and "a potent finisher from inside the box".

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19. Ilkay Gündogan

Self | Match of the Day

Ilkay Gundogan moved to City having earned a reputation as an energetic, intelligent midfielder during the early stages of his career in his native Germany.

As a youth, he spent time on the books of a number of clubs, including Borussia Dortmund's arch-rivals Schalke 04, until his senior career ...

20. Harry Kane

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Europa League

Harry Edward Kane MBE (born 28 July 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the England national team.

Born and raised in Walthamstow, Kane began his professional career at Tottenham Hotspur, where, after fast ...

21. Mesut Özil

Self | UEFA Champions League

Mesut Özil was born on October 15, 1988 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. He has been married to Amine Gulse since June 7, 2019.

22. Bernardo Silva

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Europa League

Bernardo Silva arrived in July having just helped the French side to the Ligue 1 title and the Champions League semi-finals.

He began his career at Benfica, where he impressed for their B side in the Segunda Division, and in the summer of 2013, he went to the Under 19 European Championships, where ...

23. Thomas Müller

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Thomas Müller (born 13 September 1989) is a German professional footballer who plays for and vice-captains Bayern Munich, and has made 100 appearances for the German national team. A versatile player, Müller plays as a midfielder or forward, and has been deployed in a variety of attacking roles - ...

24. Gonzalo Higuaín

Actor | Torrente 4

Gonzalo Higuaín was born on December 10, 1987 in Brest, Finistère, France as Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín. He is an actor, known for Torrente 4 (2011), UEFA Champions League (1994) and 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League (2012). He has been married to Lara Wechsler since January 2018. They have one child.

26. Mario Götze

Self | UEFA Champions League

Mario Götze (born 3 June 1992) is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team. Although his favored position is that of a play-maker, Götze also possesses speed, technique and dribbling skills. In 2010, German Football ...

28. Raphaël Varane

Actor | Nike: The Switch

Raphaël Varane is an actor, known for Nike: The Switch (2016), 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League (2012) and UEFA Champions League (1994). He has been married to Camille Tytgat since June 20, 2015. They have one child.

31. Javi Martínez

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

Javi Martínez was born on August 2, 1988 in Ayegui, Navarra, Spain.

32. Fernando Torres

Actor | Torrente 3: El protector

Fernando is a life-long Athlético Madrid fan, born in working class Fuenlabrada to Flori and José. He has an older brother called Israel and an older sister called Mari Paz. He inherited his passion for Athlético from his grandfather. His first football team was Parque Four, which he joined as a ...

34. Hugo Lloris

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Europa League

Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris (born 26 December 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and is the captain of both English club Tottenham Hotspur and the French national team. He is a three-time winner of the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 ...

35. Diego Godín

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Diego Godín has been married to Sofía Herrera since July 21, 2018.

38. Eden Hazard

Self | Match of the Day

Eden Hazard was born on January 7, 1991 in La Louvière, Hainaut, Belgium as Eden Michael Hazard. He is married to Natacha Van Honacker. They have three children.

39. Heung-Min Son

Self | Match of the Day

Heung-Min Son was born on July 8, 1992 in Chuncheon, Korea.

40. Raheem Sterling

Self | Grimsby

Raheem joined City in July 2015 from Liverpool for a Club record fee, reportedly becoming the most expensive English player of all time in the process.

Inspired to become a footballer because of the family home's proximity to Wembley Stadium, the attacking midfielder began his career at Queens Park ...

41. Marco Verratti

Self | 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League

2012: Serie B Footballer of the Year.

43. Willian

Self | All or Nothing: Brazil National Team

Willian was born on August 9, 1988 in Ribeirão Pires, São Paulo, Brazil as Willian Borges da Silva.

44. Sergio Busquets

Self | 2010-2011 UEFA Champions League

Sergio Busquets was born on July 16, 1988 in Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Sergio Busquets Burgos.

45. Kingsley Coman

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Kingsley Coman was born on June 13, 1996 in Paris, France.

46. Thibaut Courtois

Self | 2013-2014 UEFA Champions League

Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois (born 11 May 1992) is a professional footballer who plays for Chelsea FC and the Belgium national team as a goalie.

Despite his young age, Courtois is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, and he won two Ricardo Zamora Trophies while on loan at ...

47. Memphis Depay

Actor | Memphis Depay: No Love

Memphis Depay (born 13 February 1994), commonly known simply as Memphis, is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Lyon and the Netherlands national team. He is known for his ability to cut inside, dribbling, distance shooting and ability to play the ball off the ...

48. Fernandinho

Self | 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League

Fernandinho is the consummate midfield anchor man.

Although his main role is as a defensive midfielder, the Brazil international can also play in an advanced role and chips in with his quota of goals each season, making him a threat to the opposition in both halves of the field.

Swapping Ukraine for ...

49. Gabriel Jesus

Self | Mesa Redonda

Rising star of the Brazilian soccer. He played for Palmeiras between 2015 and 2016 conquering the Brazil Cup (Copa do Brasil) in 2015 and the Brazilian Championship (Campeonato Brasileiro) in 2016.

He was Olympic champion in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro with the Brazilian soccer team. From 2017 begins his...

50. Romelu Lukaku

Self | Inter Milan vs Borussia Dortmund

Romelu Lukaku was born as Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli.

51. Blaise Matuidi

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

Blaise Matuidi was born on April 9, 1987 in Toulouse, France.

52. Thiago Silva

Self | Serie A 2010-2011

Thiago Silva was born on September 22, 1984 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Thiago Emiliano da Silva. He has been married to Isabelle since March 11, 2014. They have two children.

53. Marc-André Ter Stegen

Self | FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Marc-André Ter Stegen was born on April 30, 1992 in Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He has been married to Daniela Jehle since May 17, 2017.

55. Kyle Walker

Director | Spurs TV Halloween Prank 2.0

Kyle Walker joined City from Tottenham on a five-year deal in July 2017.

He opted to take the number two shirt previously worn by Bacary Sagna and became City's third signing of the 2017 close season.

Walker began his career at Sheffield United, where he spent a short period on loan at Northampton ...

56. Arturo Vidal

Self | FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017

Arturo Vidal was born on May 22, 1987 in Santiago de Chile, Metropolitan Region, Chile.

60. Kevin De Bruyne

Self | 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League

Known as one of the continent's assist kings, Kevin De Bruyne arrived at City with a huge reputation, but after just one full season with the Blues, it was easy to understand why the Club were so keen to secure his services.

De Bruyne's creativity and eye for defense splitting passes and crosses ...

62. Marcelo

Self | 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League

Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior (born 12 May 1988), known as Marcelo, is a Brazilian professional footballer for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. He plays mainly as a left back, but can also operate as a left winger.

In 2005, he won a Campeonato Carioca with Fluminense and in ...

64. Gerard Piqué

Actor | La Riera

Gerard Piqué Bernabéu was born on February 2, 1987 in Barcelona, Spain. He is a Spanish footballer, currently playing as a central defender for FC Barcelona. He started to his professional football career with Manchester United in 2004. In Manchester United he scored 2 goals in 12 matches. After ...

65. Jordi Alba

Self | FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015

Jordi Alba was born on March 21, 1989 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

66. Edinson Cavani

Actor | Vacanze di Natale a Cortina

Edinson Cavani was born as Edinson Roberto Cavani Gómez. He is an actor, known for Vacanze di Natale a Cortina (2011), The Football Show (2018) and 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League (2019). He was previously married to Soledad Cabris.

67. N'Golo Kanté

Self | 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League

N'Golo Kanté was born on March 29, 1991 in Paris, France.

69. Olivier Giroud

Self | Emirates Cup 2013

Olivier Giroud was born on September 30, 1986 in Chambéry, Savoie, France. He has been married to Jennifer since 2011. They have one child.

70. Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma

Self | 2010-2011 UEFA Champions League

Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma was previously married to Carolina Martín.

71. James Rodríguez

Actor | Shakira Feat. Carlinhos Brown: La La La - Brazil 2014

James Rodríguez is an actor, known for Shakira Feat. Carlinhos Brown: La La La - Brazil 2014 (2014), 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League (2019) and 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League (2018). He has been married to Daniela Ospina since December 24, 2010. They have one child.

72. David Silva

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

David Silva arrived at City in the summer of 2010, having agreed to join the Blues after the World Cup.

It would prove to be one of the most inspired purchases by the Club in the modern era.

Silva had already established himself in the national team, having steadily risen through the ranks with La ...



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