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Universally popular footballers

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Surprised Barna hasn't linked to this already

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2013/feb/26/universally-popular-footballers-team-likable-players

What would be your nominations for universally loved footballers?

To make it interesting no Southend players allowed, otherwise it would be a team of Mark Bentley and Barry Corrs.

GK Peter Shilton - if only for letting in that Roy McDonough penalty
RB Rob Jones - everyone like Rob Jones, even I did and he played for Liverpool.
LB Stuart Pearce, he's a certified "national treasure" isn't he? Although Chris Powell should have had most of his caps.
CB Ledley King?
CB Phillipe Albert (for chipping Schmeichel) and going walkabout on a regular basis. A sort of better Titus Bramble without the rape charges
CM Frank Lampard - everyone (jealous Hamster fans don't count) loves Lampard surely? A brilliant servant of England, so consistent for club and country
CM Gazza - no-one else turned up with a fishing rod, lager and some chicken for Raoul Moat
RM Sir David Beckham - naturally
LM Edgar Davids - apparently
CF Mario Balotelli - everyone's favourite entertainer and a joy to watch
CF Mickey Quinn - he had a pot-belly and a 'tache, what's not to like?
 
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