Top 10 Celebrities that are Soccer Fans

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The Top Ten

1 Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. ...read more.

Yes, pretty sure he won a ridiculous amount of money after betting on Leicester with terribly low odds to win the title on their first year after being promoted into the EPL. - ParasN2000

He's a fan of Aston Villa - Metal_Treasure

2 LeBron James LeBron James LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. LeBron has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and the Lakers.

His favorite club is Liverpool FC. He even purchased a piece of the club and attends some matches. - Metal_Treasure

3 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.

Favorite Club: West Ham
His #1 sport is basketball but he also loves soccer and he even went as far as comparing himself to superstar soccer player Lionel Messi. - Metal_Treasure

4 Mike Tyson Mike Tyson Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, four months and 22 days old.

Favorite team: Argentina National Team
He sent a pair of signed boxing gloves to soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. - Metal_Treasure

5 Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo Rivers Cuomo is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead vocalist, lead guitarist and songwriter of the alternative rock band Weezer, with whom he has recorded eleven studio albums.

He isn't just a fan of a particular soccer team. He's a soccer fan in general and something like a "soccer activist". Proofs:

1) In 2009 he participated in the Athletes for Africa 5v5 Charity Soccer Tournament in Toronto, Canada, alongside actor Michael Cera.

2) In 2006, he wrote the song "My Day Is Coming" in tribute to the U.S. men's soccer team
3) In 2010 he wrote "Represent", an "unofficial anthem" for the U.S. team. It was released as a Weezer single on June 11, the day before Team USA's World Cup opener against England
4) In 2008 he played in the Mia & Nomar Celebrity Soccer Challenge and scored a goal in the game

5) The video for "Lover in the Snow" (Alone album) deals with his love of soccer. - Metal_Treasure

6 Will Ferrell Will Ferrell John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Favorite Club: Los Angeles Galaxy

Also, he was in the soccer-themed comedy 'Kicking & Screaming'.
And took part in a celebrity charity match in Manchester, England (but suffered a leg injury) - Metal_Treasure

7 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

Favorite Club: FC Barcelona
Also:


1) She made an appearance at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa - her single "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" was the official song of the
2010 FIFA World Cup.
2) While filming the music video to that song, she met the Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique who appeared in the video...and as of 2018 the couple have two children. - Metal_Treasure

8 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.

His favorite club is FC Barcelona but he also supported A.C. Milan.
Kobe Bryant used to live in Italy and at an early age he learned to play soccer. - Metal_Treasure

9 Samuel L. Jackson Samuel L. Jackson Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction, Jackie ...read more.

Favorite teams:
- Liverpool


- U.S. Women's National Soccer Team - Metal_Treasure

10 Tom Cruise Tom Cruise Tom Cruise is an American actor and filmmaker. Cruise has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards.

Favorite Club: Real Madrid
He even played the sport as a youngster. Also, Tom likes to kick the soccer ball around on movie sets. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

Favorite Club: L.A. Galaxy
She is a self-proclaimed soccer fan. After filming a soccer-themed Pepsi commercial with David Beckham, Spears begged him for lessons. - Metal_Treasure

12 Noel Gallagher Noel Gallagher Noel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He served as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis.

He and his brother are notably big fans of Manchester City FC (one of very few things they actually agree on). - Gg2000

Haha, "one of very few things they actually agree on". But I guess they attend matches sitting in different sectors. - Metal_Treasure

13 Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer.

Favorite Club: Everton FC - Metal_Treasure

14 Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals.

Favorite Club: Real Madrid
But he also helped a lot to save his hometown Mallorca football club from going bankrupt. - Metal_Treasure

15 Bob Marley Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

Favorite team: Brazil National Team
“Football is a whole skill to itself. A whole world. A whole universe to itself. Me love it because you have to be skillful to play it! Freedom! Football is freedom." - Bob Marley - Metal_Treasure

16 Michael Cera Michael Cera

Michael Cera and Rivers Cuomo participated in the Athletes for Africa 5v5 Charity Soccer Tournament in Toronto, Canada, 2009. - Metal_Treasure

17 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

Favorite Club: Fulham
MJ attended only one or or two Fulham matches. But according to Mohamed Al-Fayed, the club's chairman, MJ was a huge fan of Fulham. And Al-Fayed erected a statue of the late MJ in front of the team's stadium.
Mohamed Al-Fayed is the father of Dodi Al-Fayed, Princess Diana's boyfriend. - Metal_Treasure

18 Steve Nash Steve Nash Stephen John Nash, is a Canadian retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.

Co owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer. - THC13

19 Michael Douglas Michael Douglas Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer. His career includes a diverse range of films in both independent and blockbuster genres, for which he has received a number of accolades both competitive and honorary.
20 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

She supports Tottenham - Metal_Treasure

21 Daniel Craig Daniel Craig Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor. Craig trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage.

He supports Liverpool - Metal_Treasure

22 Elton John Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

He supports Watford (I don't think it's a big club but I'm sure he doesn't care if it's big or small ;-) - Metal_Treasure

23 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

He screams for Manchester United - Metal_Treasure

24 Mike Myers Mike Myers Michael John "Mike" Myers is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, and film producer, who also holds British and American citizenship.

He likes Liverpool - Metal_Treasure

25 John Cena John Cena John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. ...read more.

Favorite Club: Tottenham - Metal_Treasure

26 Jay Z Jay Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of ...read more.

He supports Arsenal - Metal_Treasure

27 Jude Law Jude Law David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972), is an English actor. He has received nominations for two Academy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and two British Academy Awards, winning one. In 2007, he received an Honorary César and was named a knight of the Order ...read more.

Favorite Club: Tottenham - Metal_Treasure

28 Jon Bon Jovi Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983. He is famous for his band's hit song “Livin’ On A Prayer“ released in 1986. He ...read more.
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