10. Robin Van Persie Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie is widely regarded as one of the finest players of his generation. The Dutch left Feynoord for Arsenal in 2004 for a £2.75 million fee. Prior to joining the Gunners, Robin Van Persie had played as a left winger. Arsene Wenger had ..
10. William Gallas and Kolo Toure (Arsenal) In football, getting along alone with your teammates can make the difference between a successful team and a struggling one. William Gallas and Kolo Toure had been the heart of the defense for many years, and when Arsene Wenger had to decide whom to give the captain armband, ..
10. Alexis Sanchez The 26-year-old Chile international is arguably one of the best strikers in the world right now. Alexis Sanchez has certainly come a long way to become one of the finest strikers he is now. If you look closely at one of his pictures in 2006, he seems like any teenager. He was ..
10. Marcel Desailly Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly is of Ghanaian descent, but he chose to play for France at international level. He was born to Ghanaian parents, but he had his name changed when is mother married the head of the French consulate in Accra. Marcel Desailly and his family moved to France when ..
10. Melissa Satta The Italian TV presenter and model Melissa Satta is hailed one of the hottest women in her native Italy. She has been dating some football players over the years and no wonder she has been labeled as a “femme fatale”. Melissa Sata is currently dating former AC Milan star Kevin-Prince Boateng. She ..
10. Raheem Sterling, $23 million England winger Raheem Sterling made his big money move from Liverpool to Manchester City during the summer transfer window. The 21-year-old has been under pressure to produce, which is understandable give the £49 million fee paid by the Citizens. Sterling has proved that he can become a key figure at ..
8 – John Arne Riise Liverpool full-back icon John Arne Riise was declared bankrupt for an unpaid debt of around £100,000 back in 2007. The Norwegian had been one of the most vital players for the Merseyside club in the 2005 run for the Champions League trophy. Riise had invested in some start-ups in Norway, ..
7. Granit and Taulant Xhaka This is the first time two bothers play against each other in a UEFA Euro Championship. Taulant and Granit Xhaka will line up against each other for the clash between Albania and Swtizerland. Taulant is the older brother. He plays for Basel, while his younger brother, Granit, recently moved to Arsenal. ..
7. Emmanuel Adebayor Former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor surprised everyone when he was filmed taking part in the Shahada, a ceremony where one declares belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet. Adebayor had been a practicing Christian, but his conversion to Islam was no news for his close ..
10. Mario Balotelli The maverick striker has always grabbed the headlines, mostly due to his antics on and off the pitch. Mario Balotelli is like a ticking bomb, ready to explode at any time. The Italian striker is loose cannon, and managers struggled to get the best out of him. Balotelli has done everything, from ..