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Top five: Famous international switches

Vieira playing for Arsenal. (©GettyImages)
Vieira playing for Arsenal. (©GettyImages).

Patrick Vieira | Senegal to France

"He comes from Senegal, he plays for Arsenal."

If you were ever left wondering why Arsenal fans reverberated the famous chant around Highbury then you need wonder no more.

Vieira was in much born in Dakar, Senegal and was a resident of the country until he moved to France at the age of eight.

After making his debut for France in 1997, he went on to play for the 107 times, winning the World Cup and European Championships in the process.

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