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1. This Argentinian born defender played for River Plate before moving to Spain, where he spent the vast majority of his career. He made his international debut in 1992 and was a member of the 1992 Argentinian Copa America winning side. He played in the 1994 World Cup before ending his International career to concentrate on his club football. His clubs included Real Zaragoza, Valencia, and Celta Vigo. He also spent six months in his homeland in 1996 with Boca Juniors. Who was he?
2. A Portuguese born international who started his career at Gil Vicente before playing for Sporting Club de Portugal, Vitoria Guimaraes, FC Porto and Glasgow Rangers, but who was he?
3. This keeper was regarded by many to be the best of his generation. Born in 1981, he came to prominence when he replaced the great German keeper Bodo Illgner and played in the all Spanish Champions League final between Real Madrid and Valencia. Who was he?
4. This player could play on both flanks and represented his home nation Belgium on many occasions. He made his name in Belgian football playing for Anderlecht, but had previously played for Lommelse and Genk. He married the daughter of Genk's president and was not on speaking terms when he decided to join Anderlecht. Who was he?
5. Which 2003 Chelsea player was born in Ghana?
6. He made his International debut against Sweden for Greece in February 2002. He was a product of the Panathiniakos youth academy and was loaned out to OFI Crete and Agios Nikolaos to get first team experience. He was instrumental in the strong defence that saw Pana reach the last eight of the 2001-02 Champions League. Who was he?
7. This gifted defender was touted across Europe for the best part of 2002 and 2003. He named his son Kevin Keegan after the Liverpool and England legend, and was regarded by many to be slightly mad. He made his Dutch international debut in 2000, but injury plighted him for many years to follow. Who was he?
8. Many said this player was one of the finest defenders in world football. His speed and anticipation mixed with excellent ball skill, had every Italian in love with defensive football as his number one fan. He made his Italian debut in 1997, played for Napoli, Parma, and Internazionale. Who was he?
9. He made his England debut in 1997 and was a regular in the line up from then on. He played in the World Cups of 1998 and 2002, plus Euro 2000. He made his league debut in 1994, and again became a fixture at Old Trafford for Manchester United. His unwanted claim to fame was that he became the first England international to be sent off at Wembley. Who was he?
10. "One man, one club, one star, one genius, one goal in life. To score goals for Real Madrid". This was said by a Real Madrid fan on a phone in I once heard. But which player was this caller talking about? A clue would be that every time he scores a goal he kisses the right ring finger and points to the sky. Who was he?
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