Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester United. He was also a member of the Sweden national team, making his senior international debut in 2001 and serving as captain from 2010 until he retired from international football in 2016.
Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Spain national football team. He serves as captain for Real Madrid and the Spanish national team. A central defender, he can also play as a right back, a position he primarily fulfilled earlier in his career.
Italian professional goalkeeper who plays for and captains both Serie A club Juventus and the Italian national team. Buffon is the most capped player in the history of the Italian national team with 163 caps. He is widely considered by players, pundits and managers to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, and, by some, to be the greatest ever.
Argentinian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester City and the Argentina national team. On 5 July 2003, he became the youngest player to debut in the Argentine Primera División at 15 years and 35 days, breaking the record previously established by Diego Maradona in 1976.
Belgian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Belgium national team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and as a winger. Hazard's creativity, speed, and technical ability are widely acknowledged.
French professional footballer of Algerian descent who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team as a striker. He has been described as an "immensely talented striker" who is "strong and powerful" and "a potent finisher from inside the box".
Costa Rican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Costa Rica national team as a goalkeeper.
After starting out at Saprissa he moved to Albacete, and then to Levante in La Liga. Navas joined Real Madrid in 2014 for €10 million.
Portuguese professional football manager and former football player. He is the manager of Premier League club Manchester United. He is regarded by a number of players, coaches, and commentators as one of the greatest and most successful managers in the world.
Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portuguese national team as a central defender. During his professional career he has played for Marítimo, Porto and Real Madrid, with individual and team success with the latter two clubs. A physically strong and tenacious defender, he is known for his aggressive challenges and for his violent behaviour on the pitch.
Colombian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Colombia national team as an attacking midfielder or winger. James is commonly ranked as one of the best midfielders in the world. He is praised for his technique, vision and playmaking skills, and often referred as the successor to his compatriot Carlos Valderrama.