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Seven football stars who spend too much time in the gym (1)

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Strength, height and power, although coveted attributes, are far from a necessity in football - something that Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi clearly highlight.

A professional player is not required to have a bulging torso if they hope to forge a successful career, although being in possession of rippling muscles does enable some to improve their own game.

But is there such a thing as spending too much time in the gym for a footballer?

Yes, would be the answer to that. Although strength can be an enormous help for some, all that matters ultimately is getting the ball into the net - and you can’t do that with your bicep. That is, quite simply, against the rules.

Here are some players that perhaps dedicate a little too much time to their bodies…

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Micah Richards
Jack Wilshere
Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
La Liga
Premier League
Football

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