Toppa Top 10: Caribbean Footballers

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Words by Jesse Serwer

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Four years ago, the hype in this part of the world—Brooklyn—was all about Trinidad’s Soca Warriors, then making their first ever World Cup run. T&T didn’t qualify this year, nor did any other Caribbean nation, but that doesn’t mean the region isn’t represented in this year’s tournament. Antilleans make up a key cross section of the French team’s lineup—much as they did when France reached the 2006 finals—while England’s lineup features players with roots in Antigua, Barbados and Jamaica. Here’s a look at some of the top Caribbean and Caribbean-descended players in this year’s Cup, plus a few more who’ve proven themselves on the world stage recently.

  • Clarence Seedorf is also the brother of Jürgen Seedorf, better known as Joggo, Reggae Singer from the Netherlands
    http://www.myspace.com/joggo10

  • ches

    how does Dwight Yorke, of Tobago, not make this list?!? and Stern John does? madness! my man ran Villa and United not that long ago…