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Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer, CBE, DL is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and the England national team. He is Newcastle's and the Premier League's record goalscorer. He was named Football Writers' Association Player of the Year in 1994 and won the PFA Player of the Year award in 1995. In 1996, he was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year awards. In 2004 Shearer was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.

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Gianfranco Zola

Gianfranco Zola is an Italian former footballer who played predominantly as a forward. He is a football manager and coach and is the assistant manager of Chelsea.

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Hernán Crespo

Hernán Jorge Crespo is a retired Argentine footballer. A prolific striker, he has scored over 300 goals in a career spanning 19 years. At international level, Crespo scored 35 goals and is Argentina's third highest goalscorer behind only Gabriel Batistuta and Lionel Messi. He played in three FIFA World Cups: 1998, 2002, 2006. At club level, Crespo was the world's most expensive player, when he was bought by Lazio from Parma in 2000 for €56 million. He was top scorer in the 2000–01 Serie A with 26 goals, playing for Lazio.

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Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo is an Italian former professional footballer and manager.

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Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha, more commonly known simply as Roberto Carlos, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer. He started his career in Brazil as a forward but spent most of his career as a left-back and has been described as the "most offensive-minded left-back in the history of the game".

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Bobby Charlton

Sir Robert Charlton CBE is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or. He played almost all of his club football at Manchester United, where he became renowned for his attacking instincts and passing abilities from midfield and his ferocious long-range shot. He was also well known for his fitness and stamina. He was cautioned only twice in his career; once against Argentina in the 1966 World Cup, and once in a league match against Chelsea. His elder brother Jack, who was also in the World Cup-winning team, is a former defender for Leeds United and international manager.

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Karim Boudiaf

Karim Boudiaf is a Qatari footballer of Moroccan-Algerian descent. He currently plays for Al-Duhail in the Qatar Stars League. He can play as a central defender and as a defensive midfielder.

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Hristo Stoichkov

Hristo Stoichkov is a Bulgarian former footballer who is currently a football commentator for Univision Deportes. A prolific forward, he is regarded as one of the best players of his generation and is widely considered the greatest Bulgarian footballer of all time. He was runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 1992 and 1994, and received the Ballon d'Or in 1994. In 2004, Stoichkov was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.

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Ian Rush

Ian James Rush, is a Welsh former professional footballer who played as a forward. At club level Rush played for Liverpool from 1980–1987 and 1988–1996. He is the club's all-time leading goalscorer, having scored a total of 346 goals in all competitions at the club, including a record 25 goals versus Merseyside derby rival Everton. At international level, Rush made 73 appearances for the Wales national football team and remained the record goalscorer for his country until 2018, with 28 goals between 1980 and 1996.

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Miroslav Klose

Miroslav Josef Klose is a German former professional footballer who last played as a striker for Italian club Lazio and the Germany national team. Klose is the coach of the U17 youth team at Bayern Munich.

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Franck Passi

Franck Passi is a French retired footballer He is the brother of another footballer, Gérald Passi.

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Bobby Moore

Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore OBE was an English professional footballer. He most notably played for West Ham United, captaining the club for more than ten years, and was the captain of the England national team that won the 1966 FIFA World Cup. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders of all time, and was cited by Pelé as the greatest defender that he had ever played against.

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David Wagner (soccer)

David Wagner is a German-American football manager and former professional player who is the head coach of Premier League club Huddersfield Town.

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Trevor Francis

Trevor John Francis is a former footballer who played as a forward, with most games for Birmingham City (1971–1979). Throughout his playing career, he played for several clubs in England, and also had spells in the United States, Italy, and Scotland. He became England's first £1 million player following his transfer from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest in 1979, and later won two consecutive European Cups with the club in 1979 and 1980. At international level, he played for England 52 times between 1976 and 1986, scoring 12 goals, and played at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

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Ally McCoist

Alistair Murdoch McCoist, is a former Scottish footballer, who has since worked as a manager, pundit and actor.