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Checkout Famous Footballers Who Have Featured In Movies

There are some footballers who venture into other fields after retirement from football. Some of them take up acting as a career once they have retired. Let us look at famous footballers who have featured in movies. 

1. David Beckham:

The legendary English star has featured in 'King Arthur: Legend of the sword'. The legendary superstar is one of the most recognisable figures on the planet.

2. Stan Collymore:

The former Liverpool striker took up acting as a career when he retired from football. He featured in 'Basic Instinct 2' as he played the role of Kevin Franks.

3. Eric Cantona:

Eric Cantona was an iconic player at Manchester United. He featured in 'Elizabeth' as he played the role of a French Ambassador. 

4. Ally McCoist:

The former Scottish forward featured in the movie, 'A shot at glory'. He featured as a football coach who led his team to win the Scottish Cup.

5. Allan Simonsen:

He featured in this movie while playing a match. During the match, he fell to the ground like he was shot by a sniper. 

6. Vinnie Jones:

He featured as Big Chris in 'Lock, stock and two smoking barrels'. He alsl went on to feature in 'Eurotrip and X-Men: The Last Stand'.

7. Zinedine Zidane:

Known for his World Cup brawl with Marco Materrazi, the former Real Madrid legend featured in 'Asterix at the Olympic Games'.

8. Neymar:

Neymar is one of the greatest Brazilian players in history. During the making of 'XXX: The return of Xander Cage, Neymar had the opportunity to show off his football skills.

9. Bobby Moore:

He was the captain of the English team that won the World Cup in 1966. He featured in 'Escape to victory' alongside Sylvester Stallone. 

10. Pele:

Known as one of the greatest footballers of all times, he featured in 'Escape to victory' alongside Sylvester Stallone and Bobby Moore. He also featured in 'Mike Bassett: England manager. 


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