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Benny Akwuegbu. Former Nigerian international, now playing for Sportfreunde Siegen in the German Second Division.

Marvin Andrews. Member of 2006 Trinidad and Tobago World Cup squad. Plays for Rangers in Scotland.

Marek Citko. Former Polish international who scored against England at Wembley in 1998 World Cup qualifier. Now playing for Polonia Warsaw.

Edmilson. Current Brazilian international with over 30 caps who helped Barcelona win this year’s Champions League final against Arsenal.

Quinton Fortune. Manchester United winger who has won over 50 caps for South Africa.

Bob Hamer. Former FIFA referee who officiated at many international matches in the 1980s.

Dirk Heinen. Former Germany and Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper who currently plays for Vfb Stuttgart.

Tim Howard. Manchester United goalkeeper, recently loaned to Everton for 2006/07 Premiership season and member of USA’s 2006 World Cup squad.

Brian Irvine. Former Scotland international and Scottish Cup winner with Aberdeen, now manager of Elgin City in Scottish Third Division.

Derek Jefferson. Former Ipswich Town and Wolverhampton Wanderers defender in the 1960s and 70s.

Jorginho. World Cup winner with Brazil in 1994, now retired.

Bert Konterman. Former Feyenoord and Rangers midfielder who played 12 times for Holland.

Lucio. 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil and member of 2006 World Cup squad. Plays for Bayern Munich.

Mike McCurry. FIFA referee who officiated at the 2001 Under-20 World Cup in Argentina.

Darren Moore. Former Portsmouth and West Bromwich Albion defender, now playing for Derby County.

Chris Powell. Charlton Athletic left-back who has played five times for England.

Cyrille Regis. Former England international and FA Cup winner with Coventry City in 1987. Now a football agent.

Richard Rufus. Former England Under-21 captain and Charlton Athletic defender, now retired through injury.

Hans Segers. Former PSV Eindhoven, Nottingham Forest and Wimbledon goalkeeper, now goalkeeping coach at Tottenham Hotspur.

Juan Carlos Valeron. Deportivo La Coruna midfielder with over 40 caps for Spain. He misses the 2006 World Cup through injury.

Luis Vidigal. Former Portuguese international, now plays for Udinese in Italy’s Serie A.

Ze Roberto. Brazilian international with over 70 caps and a member of their 2006 World Cup squad. Plays for Bayern Munich.

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