List of celebrity players

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Celebrity players, or players in Hattrick with the name of a real-life celebrity, have long been a popular commodity in Hattrick. Teams are willing to spend $100k just to have a player with a celebrity name on their team, however obscure the reference.

International Celebrities

These are the celebrities that are international icons, like Madonna for instance.

Sean Connery The original James Bond, and a very well-known actor (7660926)
Michael Jordan One of the greatest basketball players ever (4055107)
John Lennon From The Beatles (58963286)
Paul Mccartney From The Beatles (42032093)
George Harrison From The Beatles (13259877)
Martin Gore From Depeche Mode (72080010)
Diego Armando Maradona Argentinian Football Mogul (12468114)
Federico Fellini Greatest Italian movie director (118058036)

Celebrities exclusive to a country or region

These celebrities aren't internationally famous, but they are quite famous in certain areas of the world. Players are indexed by their country of origin, unless they hold an office in a different country and they are considerably more famous in that country.

Argentina

Carlos Gardel Famous tango singer (55203369)
Carlos Saúl Menem President of Argentina 1989-1999 (115182880)
Che Guevara Famous Guerillia Fighter (58847264)
David Nalbandian Tennis Player (119861043)
Diego Armando Maradona Greatest football player of all time (12468114)
Gabriel Batistuta Batigol: Famous striker (115545117)
Guillermo Vilas Tenis player (122538636)
Jorge Luis Borges Famous writer (67798282)
Juan Domingo Perón President of Argentina 1946-1955 and 1973-1974 (50825886)
Julio Bocca Famous dancer (50632472)

Australia

Mel Gibson Hollywood Actor/Director (24131390)

Bulgaria

Vasil Kolarov Prime Minister of Bulgaria from 1949 to 1950 (98768276)
Simeon Sakskoburggotski Also known as Simeon II of Bulgaria, last Tsar of Bulgaria (1943-1946); from 2001 until August 2005 was Bulgarian Prime Minister (27748093)

Croatia

Marko Babić Croatian footballer, part of Croatian roster for FIFA World Cup in Germany (84015931)

Czech Republic

Vaclav Havel Czech president (1990 - 2002) (124248485)
Vaclav Klaus Czech president (2002 - today) (124241672) and (124300328)
Pavel Nedved captain of Czech Football Team (2002 - 2006), silver medal on Euro Cup 1996, bronze medal on Euro Cup 2004 (124215844)
Josef "Pepi" Bican 1913-2001; legendary czech-austrian striker who scored 643 league goals (78087313)

England

Steven Gerrard Liverpool F.C. all-star footballer and English national team starter (24623752)
John Terry Chelsea and English national team player (122769106)
Tony Blair Current prime minister, but for how long? Is already immigrated to Argentina... (110215872)
John Major Ex PM showed up for a new career in a team from the USA (74415682)
David Cameron Conservative party leader (2005-) (122655532)
Murray Walker Ex-Formula 1 commentator, switched nationality to American (118860267)
Bill Bailey comedian (121648083)
George Cohen right back in england 1966 world cup winning team (17480487)
Jack Charlton centre back in england 1966 world cup winning team (99461849)
Martin Peters midfield player in england 1966 world winning cup team(111827998)
Roger Hunt striker in england 1966 world cup winning team(10319759)
Ron Atkinson former manchester united manager(60799172)
Alan Shearer All-time top scorer in both Newcastle United F.C. and the Premiership (58377758)
Andy Fordham darts player(90379751)
Sean Long English rugby player(82014475)

Israel

Shlomo Arazi (45688987) Israeli singer
Ben Artzi (89177978) Shlomo Arazi sun and Israeli singer
Shuki Nagar (63948060) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Pini Balili (82173068) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Shimon Gershon (58951081) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Liran Shtrauber (91032364) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Avi Nimni (78072093) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Nir Davidovich (32058254) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Arik Benado (47535889) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Tamir Cohen (72790990) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Liran Cohen (12463071) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Avi Strul (77317003) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Omri Afek (101934792) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Yossi Abuksis (20035894) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Ori Malmilyan (66203213) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Guy Azuri (86393960) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Nir Klinger (97304620) Israeli soccer player or former player and coach
Ttal Burstein (93492285) Israeli baketball player
Sharon Sason (109449962) Israeli baketball player
Pini Gershon (48700377) Israeli baketball team coach
David Amsalem (55168915) Israeli baketball team owner
Silvan Shalom (100127566) Israeli politic or former politic
Yitzhak Shamir (99992240) Israeli politic or former politic
David Ben-Gurion (99992338) Israeli politic or former politic
Ariel Sharon (47179495) Israeli politic or former politic
Shimon Peres (57496070) Israeli politic or former politic
Amir Pertz (69503165) Israeli politic or former politic

México

Enrique Iglesias Latin Pop Star (75151573)

Netherlands

Johan Cruijff Most famous soccer player from the Netherlands (16252925)
Hermand Brood (1946-2001) Famous artist, painter, poet...(31165182)
Marco van Basten Current coach of dutch soccer team...(13259349)
Gerrit Zalm Dutch minster of Finance (26354460)
Abe Lenstra Famous Frisan player (28419888,22713458)
Johan Neeskens Famous dutch player (44225916)
Frank de Boer Most capped dutch defender (8315453)

Norway

Pål Strand Lillestrøm S.K. winger in the Norwegian top division (115409348)
John Carew Norwegian striker that play in Lyon (81449150)
Arne Scheie Norwegian football and ski jump commentator (27843135)
Henning Berg Former Norwegian footballer with 100 caps for Norway (15518604)
Ronny Johnsen Norwegian footballer that won the Champions League with Manchester United (130698167)

Poland

Władysław Gomułka Polish Communist leader from 1956 to 1970 (54767414)
Lech Kaczyński President of Poland (31727910)
Andrzej Lepper Polish politician, one of the most controversial person in Poland (115605007)
Adam Mickiewicz One of the best-known Polish poets and writers (104060231)

Portugal

José Mourinho Ex-Porto and current Chelsea manager(83969487)

Peru

Abimael Guzmán Terrorist leader in Peru" (63924740)

Russia

Vladimir Putin Russian President (57633405), (45983824)

Scotland

Lee McCulloch Wigan and Scotland midfielder(123682134)
Darren Fletcher Manchester United and Scotland midfielder (117494620)

Serbia and Montenegro

Slobodan Milošević President of Serbia (1989-1997) and of Yugoslavia (1997-2000) (86619870)

Spain

Fernando Torres Spanish international football player (97716716)

Sweden

Henrik Larsson Ex-Celtic, Sweden and current Helsingborg striker (134747303)

Wales

Gareth Bale Welsh international but english on hattrick (8916974)
Craig Bellamy Controversial Welsh International(44211516), (74675793)

USA

Mike Tyson Boxer from the USA (38589956)
George Washington Forefather of the USA (Extinct)
Brad Pitt Hollywood Actor (48665275)
Bruce Lee Kung Fu Icon (44619255)
Jon Stewart Host of The Daily Show; Possibly the most loved and most hated man in the USA at the same time (47508820)
Tom Cruise Hollywood Actor (55573963)
Jack White Singer and Guitarist of The White Stripes (79383552)
Jerry Cantrell Guitarist and Singer of Alice in Chains (48347237)
Will Ferrell Hollywood Actor (112906408)
Tony Parker Famous french basketball's player (21953197)
Viggo Mortensen Famous actor of "the lord of the rings" (94608356)
Curtis Jackson aka 50-cent(10301550)

Vietnam

Norman Morrison On November 2, 1965 he committed suicide by self-immolation to protest the United States involvement in the Vietnam War (58745545)

Fictional Characters

These aren't really celebrities, but fictional characters, though many of them are just as famous as the other celebrities.

Homer Simpson from The Simpsons — had a U.S. national team cap and a special memorable moments entry (Extinct)
Dorian Gray from Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (52766376)
Bart Simpson from The Simpsons (75793518) and (34882792)
Al Bundy Love Polke High and played football (41964160)
Harry Potter from the series of books by J.K. Rowling (10315054)
Freddy Krueger fictional character from the Nightmare on Elm Street series of horror films (10352435)
Peter Parker The civilian name of Spider-Man (96615443)
Will Parry Character of the trilogy "His Dark Materials" (79251090)
John Connor Last hope of the humans in "terminator" (109417103)
Kyle Rees Father of John Connor and only human to have travelled the time in "terminator" (95636722)
Fernando Sucre From "Prison Break" (83971021)
Eric Cartman from the animated show "South Park" (30463567)

See Also

Funny names

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