In the world of football, the number 7 Jersey is considered as the most iconic Jersey number. Not many players get to wear this number, as it is being given to the most stand out players in a team.
Logically, this Jersey number is often given to the most outstanding wingers in teams, but in some teams, some outstanding creative midfielders get to wear the number. We will be looking at three top talented players each from Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Real Madrid, who have worn the number 7 Jersey.
In terms of trophies won, the Spanish giants are considered as one of the most successful team in Europe. A good number of world-class players have played for this club, but there are three top talent, who wore the number 7 Jersey.
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portuguese international made a name for himself at the Bernabéu after signing for the club in 2009. Ge was handed the number 7 shirt, which he wore till he left the club in 2018.
One of Real Madrid's greatest players in the club history. The Spaniard played for Real Madrid between 1993 and 1995, playing over 741 matches, scoring about 324 goals. He wore the iconic number 7 Jersey during his time at the club.
3. Eden Hazard
The Belgium international winger was brought in after having a blistering career at Stamford Bridge. He was handed the number 7 shirt, as many saw him to be Ronaldo's replacement. But so far, he has failed to live up to expectations.
The gunners are known across the globe, mainly for their success of playing the entire season unbeaten under Arsene Wenger. The club has seen many talented players wear the number 7 Jersey, but the most recent of players to wear the Jersey are;
The wing magician wore the number under Wenger, and he was part of the invincible, who went the entire season unbeaten.
2. Alexis Sanchez
Sanchez's talent is one that can never be overlooked. He was success driven and an excellent finisher during his time at Arsenal. He wore the Jersey number throughout his stay at the emirates before joining Manchester United.
3. Bukayo Saka
The England golden boy came out through the youth ranks of the club, and so far, he has made himself as an integral member of the first team. His decent performances earn him the number 7 shirt.
Stamford bridge has seen a good number of talented players playing for the badge. As the only club in London to win the UEFA Champions League, some players have worn the number 7 Jersey. I won't say all three were really talented because one of them really flopped at the club. Among them are;
According to many, Shevchenko was a personal request from Abrahimovic. He was signed because of the love the owner of Chelsea had for him. He was given the number 7 Jersey, but he failed to live up to expectations
The Brazilian had a really good time at the bridge before he left. He was considered as a work horse because of his athleticism. He was one of the few players, who wore the number 7 shirt.
The Frenchman is the current holder of the Jersey number. He follows the footstep of Ramires, but in an awesome fashion.
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