Much time and energy on social media these days seems to be spent venting anger and voicing dislike about one person or another.

Professional footballers are regularly described as being hated by the furious typists on the internet and we think it is about time to look at the game another way.

Here at GMS, we're all about the love and we felt a change of attitude was needed, in that some energy needs to be spent talking about how certain players are loved and idolised by millions around the world.

We know many get far greater enjoyment by venting spleen on the morality of players, but where is the love?

Here it is - GMS have picked out six of the most loved football personalities from across the globe.

We know not everyone will love them, but there are most definitely more people than those who dislike them - if you are a fan of a rival club you kind of have to dislike them, even though GMS knows deep down you really love them

Anyway, click on to the next page to see who they are...

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