All-time movie XI

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Watching England nowadays is so anti-climactic it can seem like a straight-to-dvd film, and after last night's turgid performance away in Ukraine, you could probably use a pick-me-up.

So grab some popcorn, get to your seats and have your tickets ready because we here at GMS are about to show you 11 blockbusters in a squad made up of film-associated footballers.

Goalkeeper - Given Let Die

The Irish goalkeeper puts his gloves to one side and picks up a revolver as he travels to a small Caribbean island to take on the evil Dr Kananga/Mr Big.

Expect gadgets, girls and some sparkling wordplay from the charismatic custodian on this, his first foray into the franchise in place of Roger Moore.

Right-Back - Love, Honour and O'Shea

The Irishman famous for being incredibly versatile manages to pull the trick off again as he transforms into a North London gangster in this gritty, violent feature.

Alongside Jude Law, Ray Winstone and Rhys Ifans, O'Shea is caught in the crossfire between too rival London gangs when he immerses himself into the gangster lifestyle a little too well.

Centre-Back - Teenage Mutant Ninja Skrtels

These mutant defenders are out to protect their city from constant attacks by the evil Shredder, utilising their ninja weapons and tough-tackling in this action/comedy hit.

Under the guidance of their rat-master Splinter, the Skrtels repel the advances of a man more deadly than Robin van Persie, on more than one occasion. Cowabunga.

Centre-Back - 500 Days of Sammer

The former hardman German defender turns his attentions to romantic comedies as he has his mind set on wooing the lovely Zooey Deschanel in this story of unfortunate love.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund player may have won the Champions League but he gets more than he bargained for with a girl that proves harder to attain than the biggest trophy in club football.

Left-Back - Luke Shawshank Redemption

The Southampton youngster's career is dramatically cut short when he is put in prison for a crime he didn't commit. 

Adjusting to life behind bars proves difficult for the 18-year-old but his friendship with a still-incarcerated Morgan Freeman blossoms before a daring escape attempt sees him 'crawl through sh*t and come out clean on the other side'.

Right Midfield - Kewell Runnings

The left-footed Aussie hangs up his boots in order to pursue a career in bobsleigh, and teams up with three Jamaicans to form an unlikely companionship that leads them to the winter Olympics.

They may not win the gold but they will win the respect of the world as Kewell and Co take on the very best in an unfamiliar situation.

Centre Midfield - Cleverley Hills Cop

The Manchester United youngster may not be very authoritative on the field but he becomes one of Los Angeles' finest cops when he teams up with Eddie Murphy in this action/comedy classic.

The promising midfielder must help Murphy find out who murdered his best friend and encounters a host of thrills and spills along the way in the hunt for local art dealer Victor Maitland.

Centre Midfield - Cesc & the City

Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas forms an unlikely friendship with Carrie Bradshaw and her pals as they try to figure out how to deal with New York as single women.

Full of romance and laughs, this hit film sees the former Arsenal man discover what life is like for the girls in the Big Apple.

Left Midfield - You've got Bale

Real Madrid's £86m man takes on the role of Joe Fox, owner of a multi-million pound chain of bookstores, as he tries to woo Meg Ryan in a blossoming online relationship between two hated business rivals.

The Welshman makes his big-screen debut in this hilarious romantic comedy, while Meg Ryan falls in love with the Bernabeu star, not knowing that he owns the company trying to shut her little book store down.

Striker - Mrs Kuyt-fire

After an unfortunate split with his wife, the former Liverpool man disguises himself as a female in order to spend more time with his estranged kids, with hilarious consequences.

Donning a hugely convincing woman costume, Kuyt becomes the kids housekeeper and spends some quality time with them, unbeknownst to his ex-wife.

Striker - The Zola Express

It's Christmas time, and the Watford manager is in doubt over this magical time of year when he is taken aboard a train headed for the North Pole.

With an extraordinary journey in store for the little Italian, will he change his ways and begin to believe in Christmas after a meeting with Santa Claus himself in this heartwarming family film.

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