Football is a sporting game that is popularly known all over the world as hardly will you see a country where the game is not being played.
Players are the major characters in the game of football and there are millions of footballers who plays the game around the world.
Here we look at some great football players who have a superb resemblance with famous movie stars.
1. Thomas Vermaelen – Jude Law
Born on 14 November 1985 , Thomas Vermaelen is a Belgian professional Footballer who plays as a center-back for Italian club Roma on loan from Spanish giants Barcelona.
The former Arsenal captain has a perfect resemblance with Jude Law who is a popular English actor who came to international attention for his role in Anthony Minghella’s The Talented Mr.Ripley in (1999), for which he won The BAFTA Award for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award.
2. Karim Benzema – Shia LaBeouf
Karim Benzema is a French professional football star who plays for Spanish side Real Madrid and also the French national football team.
The UEFA Champions League winner also has a perfect resemblance with Shia LaBeouf who is an American actor, performance artist, and filmmaker. In 2007, LaBeouf starred in the commercially successful films Disturbia and Surf’s Up.
3. Owen Hargreaves – Richard Madden
Owen Hargreaves is an England professional footballer who has played for Bayern Munich and Premier League club Manchester United. He looks like Richard Madden who is a Scottish stage, film, and television actor best known for portraying Robb Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones and Prince Kit in Disney’s Cinderella.
4. Xabi Alonso – Jason Bateman
Born on November 25, 1981, Xabi Alonso is a Spanish footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich as a central midfielder and has also played for Premier League club Liverpool.
Alonso looks like Jason Bateman (born January 14, 1969) who is an American actor, director and producer.