Football player

A football player or footballer is a sportsperson who plays one of the different types of football. The main types of football are association football, American football, Canadian football, Australian rules football, Gaelic football, rugby league and rugby union.

A men's association football player
A women's association football player

It has been estimated that there are 250 million association football players in the world,[1] and many play the other forms of football.


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