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Most Famous Soccer Players on Facebook

Several months ago, EPL Talk published an article featuring the MySpace pages for celebrity footballers and commentators. While MySpace’s popularity is starting to fade and more people are embracing Facebook, we thought it’d be good timing to point out which famous footballers are on the cutting edge of social networking and who have their own Facebook pages.

  1. Peter Crouch, Liverpool and England
  2. Aaron Lennon, Tottenham and England
  3. Wes Brown, Manchester United and England
  4. Gareth Bale, Tottenham and Wales
  5. Jay DeMerit, Watford and United States
  6. Charlie Sheringham, Crystal Palace
  7. Lewwis Spence, Crystal Palace
  8. Sam Ricketts, Hull City and Wales
  9. Lewin Nyatanga, Barnsley and Wales

Some of you reading this post may be second guessing whether these are in actual fact the real Facebook pages for the footballers. But based on our research and reviewing the profiles, we believe all of them are the real players.

If you know of any famous footballers that aren’t on the list, add them to the comments with a link to their page or email me at thegaffer[at]epltalk[dot]com

Be sure to add the EPL Talk group to your Facebook account today to stay on top of the latest news and videos from EPL Talk.

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  1. Hanna

    February 21, 2012 at 8:41 am

    What about Casillas? He´s THE Facebook-king! 😀

  2. Jay

    August 31, 2010 at 4:25 pm

    Marouane Chamakh has one, and its really him.

    • anessa

      September 20, 2010 at 4:03 pm

      if marouan chamkh has real profil on fb can somebody give me link i want to add him

      • Jack

        November 6, 2010 at 4:34 pm

        so do i !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

  3. Lee

    August 9, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    Anderson Luis de abreu oliveria Manchester united number 8 has a facebook HE DEFO REAL HE TALKS BACK TO FANS SO OBVS HES REAL heres the link!/profile.php?id=100000756435529 REAL

  4. John

    July 19, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    I’m pretty sure Michael Essien has facebook.
    Everything is pretty much legit.!/profile.php?id=100000482051325

  5. wynter apul

    January 28, 2010 at 9:23 am

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    Interested players must have International Passport
    Interested players must be between the ages of 16 to 30 years
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    Leeds, England.

  6. gab

    November 1, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    will they let you add them??

  7. Ashish

    October 15, 2009 at 3:41 am

    Mathew Etherington(#26) of Stoke City has a profile on facebook.

  8. rustyvine

    July 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm

    i am a arsenal supporter i am blonde my name is rusty

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  10. John Doe

    June 12, 2008 at 5:25 am


  11. I.Owens

    May 29, 2008 at 5:04 pm

    If you want to contact professional players then here is a link which lets you actually write to the players direct – – Email the EPL Premiership Footballers!

  12. paul

    May 4, 2008 at 4:26 pm

    seb hines
    robert earnshaw
    giles barnes
    gareth bale
    dickson etuhu
    lionel ainsworth
    joe ledley

    all have facebook

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  14. mele419

    April 13, 2008 at 7:34 pm

    They definately all seem fake to me.
    I don’t buy this for a second.

  15. ryan

    November 22, 2007 at 1:51 am

    Actually now that I think about it, he couldn’t join the Collin College network unless he had a school email address, so it probably is him.

  16. ryan

    November 22, 2007 at 1:48 am

    Clint Dempsey has one, but its difficult to tell if its authentic.

  17. The Gaffer

    November 21, 2007 at 5:32 am


    Thanks for the tips. The fascinating thing for me is that it allows football fans such as ourselves to have direct contact with footballers. I’m surprised their PR representatives or agents haven’t stepped in to prevent this.

    The Gaffer

  18. Mike

    November 19, 2007 at 5:35 pm

    Even though they’re not as famous, I know Fran Merida (reserve) from Arsenal has one, as well as Henri Lansbury (also reserve). Armand Traore and Justin Hoyte also have one.

    Fran –
    Armand –
    Justin –

    I’m not positive any of these are real, but relatives and other players have posted stuff on each of their walls before.
    It’s actually Justin’s B-day tomorrow.

  19. MJ

    November 19, 2007 at 12:15 pm

    Looking at Gareth Bale’s friends, Benoit Assou-Ekotto is there so he could be added to your list I guess.

    I don’t think Aaron Lennon’s account is really him but I could be wrong. He only has 37 friends and when you consider that Bale, his teammate at Spurs, isn’t amongst them, you kind of get a suspicious feeling. Most of his friends are also list Manchester as their networks, strange since Lennon plays in London and was born in Leeds.

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