Footballer Haiku XI

Can you name the players described by these haiku??

A World Cup winning / Record breaking keeper for / Juve and Italy
A wing back with style / Bendy free kicks are his thing / Struck with his left foot
Italian full-back / So many caps to his name / With Dad for a boss
Former United / Centre-back now with Barca / Shakira? Really?!
Monaco, Parma / Juve and Barcelona / And a World Cup, too
Has played for Arsenal / A flying winger, dutchman / Creator of goals
Played in Germany / And for both Manchester Clubs / Not Canadian
A pigs head was thrown / At this Portuguese star for / Barca and Real
A Brazilian / The original phenom / Shame about the teeth
Bulgarian god / Many say he's 'genius' / Others say lazy
The world's best player / Barcelona goal machine / And he's only small
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  • I've written some haiku about current and former footballers. Just guess who they are. It's a 4-3-3 formation, if it helps. Like this? Try my Manchester United XI!
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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