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10) Roberto Carlos
The rampaging left-back played 125 times for Brazil, winning the World Cup in 2002. He also claimed four Spanish titles and three Champions Leagues with Real Madrid, as well as two Turkish cups as he earned his retirement bonus with Fenerbahce.