The starting XI which were destined for greatness but failed miserably

Not everyone can be the next Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, but Jesus Christ, if you’re on six figures a week at least make it look like you aren’t a three legged Bambi on ice. Some of these players looked destined for greatness, but ended up in a big old pile of irrelevancy. Shame.

Now, yes, this is potentially the most ridiculous formation in football history with something of a 2-5-3. To be honest, there’s just more hype surrounding wingers, midfielders and strikers. Hardly surprising.


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Who knows, maybe some of these let downs can reignite their careers. Maybe, just maybe, they can fulfil the potential that so many believed that had all along. Then again, probably not. Shit happens in this game.


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