Players' Profiles & Interviews

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Inter Milan striker and Brazil's new goal-scoring phenomenon.

Ahn Jung-hwan

South Korea's 2002 World Cup hero.

Darren Anderton

The ex-Spurs legend has retired after playing his last game for Bournemouth.

Juan Pablo Angel

Colombia and Aston Villa's star striker.

Michael Ballack

Current Chelsea and Germany's inspirational and elegant midfield dynamo.

Warren Barton

Ex-Wimbledon, Newcastle United and England defender Warren Barton.

George Best

A tribute to the Manchester United legend (1946-2005).

Daniel Bilos

Boca Junior star has to decide soon: continue to wait for the call up from Argentina, where he was born, or move on to Croatia, which has been wooing him.

Igor Biscan

Former Liverpool and Croatian national team defender and midfield utility man.

Zvonimir Boban

Former AC Milan and Croatian national team great.

Brazilians in Europe

Ailton, Sonny Anderson, Baltazar, Cascavel, Deco, Derlei, Donato, Elber, Jardel, Ewerthon.

Angelos Charisteas

Former Werder Bremen, now Ajax striker and Greece's Euro 2004 hero.

Paolo Di Canio

Such a wonderful player, and such distorted beliefs.

Vedran Corluca

Read a profile of Manchester City's new Croatian star Vedran Corluca.

Dejan Damjanovic

The Serb striker has had a bright start to his first season in Korea's K-League.

Andrew Driver

The Hearts' winger Andrew Driver has a promising future ahead.

Euro 2008 Prospects

Young players who could be stars of Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland.

Euro 2008 Star Players

Profiles of the best 32 players at Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland.

Samuel Eto'o

Barcelona's fiery Cameroonian striker.

Cristian Fabbiani

Nicknamed "El Ogro" Fabbiani is overweight but scoring goals for River Plate.

Luis Figo

Real Madrid's first "galactico" when he arrived from rivals Barcelona is now on his way to Inter.

Luis Garcia

Liverpool's late bloomer.


The legendary Brazilian winger of the 1950s & 60s.

Scot Gemmill

The former Everton and Scotland schemer is now Down Under in the Australian A-League.

Seo Hyuk-su

Korean midfield enforcer who has earned rave reviews at Queensland Roar.

Seol Ki-hyeon

Korean World Cup 2002 star on his way to Wolves.

Roy Keane

Manchester United's inspirational captain.

Niko Kranjcar

Former Dinamo Zagreb player with a seemingly bright future at rivals Hadjuk Split!

Gary Lineker

Ex-England, Everton, Barcelona and Spurs' legend Gary Lineker.

Michael Laudrup

Great Danish midfielder of the 1980s and 90s - played in Italy and later Spain.

Lee Chun-soo

Korean striker hoping to shine at World Cup '06.

Lee Dong-gook

The "Lion King" misses out on the World Cup finals in Germany after injury.

Glen Little

Reading's winger on his team's success in the Premiership.

Sammy McIlroy and Frank Stapleton

Sammy McIlroy and Frank Stapleton look forward to the 2005 Man United v Arsenal FA Cup Final.

Lionel Messi

Argentina and Barcelona wonderboy is the true heir to Maradona.

John Obi Mikel

The tug-of-war between Manchester United and Chelsea over the Nigerian teenage sensation.

Dragan Mladenovic

The ex-Red Star, Rangers and Real Sociedad midfielder is now with Incheon United in the Korean K-League.

Kiki Musampa

The much-traveled dreadlocked midfielder is now with FC Seoul in the Korean K-League.

Shunsuke Nakamura

The Japan wizard now at Glasgow Celtic via Serie A and Yokohama .

Nacho Novo

Spanish striker making a name with Glasgow Rangers.

Naturalized Players

Naturalized players in national teams.

Lucas Neill

West Ham United and Australia defender Lucas Neill.

Ivica Olic

Croatian striker.

Park Ji-sung & Park Chu-young

South Korea's dynamic young duo.

Steve Perryman

Ex-Spurs and England midfielder Steve Perryman.

Dado Prso

Glasgow Rangers & Croatia's new goal scoring sensation.


Brazil's latest genius - Santos' and now Real Madrid's sensational Robinho.


Ronaldo is back in Brazil with Corinthians in an effort to resurrect his career.

Vedran Runje

Standard Liege and ex-Olympique Marseille's Croatian goalkeeper.

Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bayern and Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.

David Shin

A Korean star in the making at Woking?

Gareth Southgate

Middlesbrough and England defender Gareth Southgate.

Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria and Barcelona legend and firebrand.

Dragan Stojkovic

A new Ferrari and a partially sighted woman.

Davor Suker

Croatian striker supreme with Real Madrid, Arsenal and West Ham.

Ki Sung-yong

FC Seoul's starlet is set to join Scottish giants Celtic in 2010.

Carlos Tevez

Argentina's latest sensation. The ex-Boca Juniors striker was with Brazil's Corinthians before moving to the English Premiership with West Ham United.

Archie Thompson

Archie who? The Australian A-League and Socceroos hot shot, that's who.

Luca Toni

There is no stopping Luca Toni. In Italy he is called King Midas, because every ball he touches turns to gold.

Zoran Tosic

The diminutive Serb winger Zoran Tosic hopes to fills the boots of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Football Traitors

The biggest transfers between bitter rivals: Figo, Sol Campbell, Mo Johnston.

Ramon Vega

Ex-Spurs' Swiss international defender Ramon Vega.

Patrick Vieira

The dominant French midfielder has had successful spells at Arsenal and Juve and now plays for Inter in Milan.

Mark Viduka

The Socceroos' striker is nearing the end of his international career.

Christian Vieri

Italy's nomadic forward.

Li Weifeng

Shanghai Shenhua captain and ex-Everton defender.

Dwight Yorke

Ex-Manchester United, Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City striker Dwight Yorke joins the Australian A-League's FC Sydney.

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