The first record of numbered jerseys in football date back to 1911, with Australian teams Sydney Leichardt and HMS Powerful being the first to use squad numbers on their backs. Since then, numbering of jerseys in football became mandatory.
Very few numbers can match the fame of the number 7 when it comes to iconic football jerseys. Because of the legendary players who have donned the jersey and their achievements, it occupies a special place in the history of football and any player who is bestowed with the honor of wearing this jersey by a club is expected to be nothing less than outstanding.
Now, let us take a look at top 11 players that wear the number 7 in football.
11. Finidi George
10 Luis Suarez
7 David Beckham
6 Luis Figo
5 Eric Cantona
4 Franck Ribery
3 Bastian Schweinsteiger
2 Raul Gonzalez
1 Cristiano Ronaldo
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