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'.
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.
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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