10. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney grew up in the eyes of the world after making his debut at the age of just 16 for Everton. Hailed as the brightest talent to have emerged from England, Rooney has gone on to become one of the most fearsome strikers in the world with Manchester United and still only 29, he will certainly achieve a lot more before hanging up his boots.
Neymar was born to a football mad family and it was clear from an early age that he wanted to pursue the sport professionally. Neymar started off playing futsal and regularly involved himself in a kick about on the streets of Sao Paolo. After his family moved to Santos, Neymar was picked up by Santos FC and the young man has since gone on to become a pinup boy for Brazilian football as well as one of the superstars of the game.