Some incredible players have achieved a legendary status within their own country in recent time.
And some have also become icons for their nation and are known all over the world.
But which players have combined the two and become legendary icons?
Looking at 10 of the biggest stars to have played on the international scene in recent years gone by, we look at the greatest icons that are now seen as legends.
Which past and present players are recognised all over the world as the biggest names to have played the beautiful game?
Let's take a look at our top 10: