The Top TEN ‘Most Unlikely’ Footballers

Football is a funny old game. A glorious, entertaining spectacle littered with players who possess exquisite flair to those who couldn’t hit a barn door even with unlimited swings of the banjo.

We are often too quick to praise players with a natural affinity to the beautiful game, instead of highlighting the success stories of those who have defied the odds. This article therefore attempts to shine a light on those who have overcome a number of various hurdles on their way to the top. There are those who are too small, too tall or simply those who play the game like drunk deer, taking it’s first steps on a sheet of ice.

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