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Top 5 European footballers who played in South America

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3.- David Trezeguet

The French striker was born in Ruan, France. However, both of his parents are from Argentina and he spent an important part of his life in the city of Buenos Aires.

This culture made him decide to play in River Plate during his veteran years, Trezeguet helped his squad conquer the promotion to the first division in Argentine football when River got relegated to the B tournament.

After a long career in Italian football, the World Cup champion wanted to taste his parents’ roots by playing for the side from the Nuñez neighborhood.