MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 05: Antonio Cassano sprints during the Real Madrid training session at the club's Valdebebas training facilities on October 5, 2006 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

This is the ideal moment to speak up about the most mercurial and controversial players who ever lived, the ones who act from their gut and don’t care.

There have been several interesting players in football history, we have a large variety of names that have always left a mark for different reasons but we simply can’t get enough of the ones who make things a lot more interesting for being controversial.

Whether it’s for cheating during a match, their eccentric personalities, or their off-the-pitch lifestyle, we simply wouldn’t love football as we do now if these characters didn’t exist.

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We are going to give you a Top 5 list of the most controversial football players in history, the ones that simply didn’t care about what people said.

We are making a short list but we encourage you to join the conversation, there are many more names that deserve to be on this list.