1. Bobby Zamora and Obafemi Martins have scored Premier League penalties with both feet.

2. James Milner has never lost a Premier league game when he scored.

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3. Romelu Lukaku is the 4th player to score 80 Premier League goals before his 24th birthday.

4. Jakub Blaszczykowski once rejected a pay rise from Dortmund because he stated he was simply a football player and he shouldn’t get paid more than a fireman or a policeman.

5. Franco Baresi and Paolo Maldini played 196 matches together at AC Milan and conceded just 29 goals.

6. Park Ji-Sung now studies at the Montford University in Leicester and play for the Students Union Team.

7.  In 1999, Jose Chilavert became the first goalkeeper to score a hat-trick after scoring three penalties.

8. Kingsley Coman is just 19 years old, but he has already won Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and Serie A.

9.  2016 Premier League Team of the year cost a combined £49, the same amount as Raheem Sterling.

10. Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Julian Draxler and Benedikt Howedes are alumni of the same school in Gelsenkirchen

11. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now lifted 32 trophies in his glittering career.

12. Carles Puyol is the only captain in football history to lift 6 trophies in a year.

13. Ngolo Kante even tackles his hair before it grows.

14. Lionel Messi has a word in the Spanish dictionary invented because of him. “Imessionante” that means “The perfect way to play football”

15. The Chinese Super league spent £350m on transfers but only 10 people came to watch the first game of the season.

16. In 2012, Leo Messi had his left foot cast in solid gold. The sculpture weighed 25kg and was sold for €4m

17. Despite having a huge salary, Gabriel Jesus’ mother still manages his salary and gives him pocket money to keep his feet on the ground.

18. Former Barcelona goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto is now a music producer and has a track on the upcoming Fast and Furious 8 movie.

19. Only 3 players born after the Premier league began have scored Premier League hat-tricks: Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku.

20.  Manchester United is the only team in the Champions League era to have won the competition unbeaten, twice.


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