Top 10 Footballers Who Had Terrible Careers At First

#10. Charlie Austin


Having made his debut for a side like Kintbury Rangers, Charlie Austin was a pretty average until the age of 22. While he currently plays for Premier League outfit Southampton, the English Striker had to work very hard to get his first chance at professional football. From playing with the non-league sides like Hungerford Town and Poole town, Austin had to wait until the age of 20 before he played his first game in League One for Swindon. But when he scored 31 goals in just 2 seasons for Swindon, that eventually lured Premier League clubs to believe in Austin’s abilities.


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