At big clubs there are often a handful of star names who grab the limelight, while others do not receive the credit they deserve.
For example, because Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo are so good, their teammates can often summer when it comes to getting some deserved recognition.
Of course, it doesn’t matter too much. But it’s always nice to give recognition to those who deserve it most.
The eight players on this list should all receive more credit for their performances and professional attitudes.
Who are football’s other unsung heroes? Have your say in the comments section below.