No matter how little importance they may actually have, shirt numbers are always a major talking point when clubs release their squad lists at the beginning of the season.
Cristiano Ronaldo will always want to wear his no.7, Ryan Giggs his no.11 and Khalid Boulahrouz his no.9...
Wait? Yes you did read that correctly. When Chelsea signed defender Boulahrouz from Hamburg, he took the number 9 shirt. Chelsea claimed this was because it was the only first team number left available.
What do you think? Does it matter what shirt number a player wears, or should they stick to the conventional numbering schemes.
GMS contributor Matthew Wall takes a look at an XI made entirely of players who have worn obscure shirt numbers.
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