Top 10 Soccer (Football) Players with a Bad Reputation

Players that were involved in scandals of different types, are just douche-bags, or were the center of controversies.

The Top Ten

1 Michel Platini Michel Platini Michel François Platini is a football administrator, who served as the president of the Union of European Football Associations from 2007 until 2015, after which he was banned for 8 years following an ethics investigation by the FIFA Ethics Committee on 21 December 2015, and formerly a French football more.
2 Diego Maradona Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He is known for "The Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal.

Heard he used cocaine when playing. Plus Hand of God goal. - zxm

3 Paul Gascoigne
4 Eric Cantona
5 Luis Suarez Luis Suarez Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team as a striker.

His bites has made him a sort of a villain in sports - Ananya

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6 Mario Balotelli Mario Balotelli

Described as "unmanageable". A football manager's nightmare. - Metal_Treasure

7 Frank Lampard Frank Lampard Frank James Lampard is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for New York City FC in Major League Soccer.

He had many appearances in the media for foolish acts where he was doing something immoral, wrong or illegal. - Metal_Treasure

8 Joey Barton
9 John Terry John Terry
10 Patrice Evra

The Contenders

11 Ashley Cole Ashley Cole
12 Sergio Busquets
13 Sergio Ramos Sergio Ramos
14 Roy Keane Roy Keane
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