There are some players who cannot stay out of the headlines for too long.
From controversial on pitch antics to being caught out for bad behaviour off the field, some footballers find it impossible to stay out of trouble.
If the player with the bad-boy reputation is on your team they are adored by all, their overstepping of the mark just shows passion to win.
Come up against them and they are the hate figure despised by all opponents they face.
Here are five players that have, for one reason or another, given the beautiful game a bad reputation...
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