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Who Am I? Guess the Footballer Based on Their Transfer History

Test your football knowledge! Guess the player based on their transfer history in this fun and challenging “Who Am I?” game.

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Welcome to “Who Am I?”, the guessing game that challenges your knowledge of footballers and their transfer histories. In this game, we will provide you with a series of clues about a particular footballer’s transfer history, including the teams they’ve played for, the fees involved in their transfers, and any significant moments in their career. 

Your job is to use your footy trivia knowledge and deduction skills to figure out the identity of the footballer in question. We have 20 questions, each relating to a transfer made by a current Premier League team. The answers will be revealed at the end of the quiz.

So grab yourself a pen & paper, and get ready to put your football knowledge to the test and see if you can guess the footballer based on their transfer history!

20 “Who Am I” Football Trivia Questions:

  1. I started my career at Rennes, I was transferred to Deportivo La Coruña where I never made an appearance. I then joined Bordeaux where I won the Golden Boot in the 1998-99 season. Arsenal then signed me for a then-record fee of £13 million. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career in Colombia, winning the Categoría Primera A in my first professional season for Atlético Nacional. I then moved to River Plate, becoming the league’s top goalscorer in the year 2000. The following season I moved to Aston Villa for a then-record fee of £9.5 million. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career at Tottenham, making loan moves to Chesterfield, Leyton Orient & Gillingham. In 2009, I joined Leyton Orient on a permanent transfer and played over 100 games for the club before joining Bournemouth in 2012. Who am I?

 

  1. I joined the youth academy of Legia Warsaw aged 15 before moving to Arsenal’s youth setup in 2006. I turned professional in 2009, making 132 appearances for Arsenal. In the 2009-10 season I joined Brentford on loan. Who am I?

 

  1. I graduated from the youth academy of 1899 Hoffenheim in 2008, transferred to Karlsruher in 2011, before joining FC Ingolstadt 04 in 2012. I went on to make over 150 appearances for Ingolstadt, scoring 17 goals. In 2007, I joined Brighton for a fee of £3 million. Who am I?

 

  1. My career began in the late 90s, bursting on the scene with goal scoring seasons for Argeș Pitești & Dinamo București. In the early 2000s, I spent time in Italy playing for Inter Milan, Verona & Parma, before my transfer to Chelsea in 2003 for around £16 million. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career in 1999 for Argentinian team Platense, before joining Dundee in the 2001 season. In 2004, I signed for Crystal Palace for £750,000 and went on to make 347 league appearances for the club. Who am I?

 

  1. In 1997 I left my home country and joined Millwall on a free transfer. I went on to make 217 league appearances for the club, scoring 52 goals. In 2004 I joined Everton for £1.5 million. I went on to play 226 league appearances for the club, becoming captain and getting nominated for a Ballon d’Or. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career at Charlton Athletic where I made over 100 appearances. In 2004 I joined Chelsea for £10 million, before moving the following season to Newcastle for £6.5 million and succeeding Alan Shearer as captain. In 2007, I joined West Ham where I went on to make over 100 appearances, before joining Tottenham in 2011. I ended my career at Fulham, retiring in 2017. Who am I?

 

  1. In 1991, I joined AZ Alkmaar where I remained for 3 years before getting released. I then played amateur football for a year before joining Portuguese side Campomaiorense in 1995. The following season I joined Boavista and became the league’s second highest goalscorer, earning me a £2 million move to Leeds United. Who am I?

 

  1. My youth career started at AAS Sarcelles in 2004. I had a two-month trial at Scottish club St Mirren, but left due to the cold weather. In 2007, I signed a professional contract with Quimper before joining Le Havre in 2010. In 2014, I joined Leicester City for £450,000, where I went on to make 158 league appearances scoring 48 goals. Who am I?

 

  1. My career started at Wacker München and after impressing as a junior, I joined Bayern Munich aged 16, making my debut as a professional in 1993. After playing in the 1998 World Cup, I joined Newcastle United for £5.5 million. The following season I joined Liverpool for £8 million where I went on to make 191 league appearances. Who am I?

 

  1. After graduating from the Santos academy in 2002 I went on to make 108 league appearances for the club, scoring 47 goals. In 2005, I joined Real Madrid for €24 million, taking over the number 10 shirt previously worn by Luís Figo. In 2008, I signed for Manchester City for £32.5 million on the same day that the club was taken over by Abu Dhabi United Group. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my professional career at Estudiantes before moving to Boca Juniors in 1996. Shortly after making my international debut, I was signed by Sven-Göran Eriksson’s Sampdoria. I went on to play for fellow Italian sides Parma & Lazio in the following years, before signing for Manchester United in 2001 for a then-record transfer fee of £28.1 million. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my professional career in my home country of Peru for Sporting Cristal, in 1993, I joined Deportivo Municipal, before returning back to Sporting Cristal at the end of the season. I went on to play 97 league games for Cristal, before joining Boca Juniors in 1997, where I was given the nickname the ‘Maestrito’ by Diego Maradona. In 1998, I signed for Newcastle United for £2,480,000, playing 172 league matches and becoming a club legend. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career at Cambridge FC in New Zealand, moving between other New Zealand based clubs before joining West Brom in 2009. During my time at West Brom I was loaned out to 6 different teams, before signing for Leicester. In 2015, I signed for Leeds United and went on to score 41 goals in 83 league games. I then joined Burnley for a fee of £15 million in 2017, before Newcastle triggered my £25 million release clause in 2022. In the 2023 season I was loaned to Nottingham Forest. Who am I?

 

  1. My professional career started at Leece in 2004. I was loaned out to three different Italian sides to aid my development, before AZ Alkmaar signed me in 2007. I would go on to play for Parma, Sampdoria & Feyenoord, before signing for Southampton in 2014 for £8 million. Who am I?

 

  1. My professional career started at Wolves in 1997, where I managed 24 goals in 73 league appearances, earning me a £6 million transfer to Coventry City (a then-record transfer for a British teenager). After an impressive debut season for Coventry, I was signed by Inter Milan for £13 million in July 2000. I would then join Leeds United for £13 million the following season, before moving on again 1 year later for £7 million to Tottenham Hotspur. Who am I?

 

  1. I started my career at Lazio in 1985 and went on to represent multiple Italian giants such as Juventus, Napoli & Milan. In 1996, I moved to Celtic and after impressing in my first season, earned a move to the Premier League, signing for Sheffield Wednesday in 1997 for £4.2 million. In 1999, I completed a £1.5 million move to West Ham United, where I’d later become a club legend scoring 47 goals in 118 appearances. Who am I?

 

  1. After graduating from the Rangers youth academy I began my professional career at Falkirk. In 1990, I signed for Millwall where I stayed for 6 years, making 218 league appearances and scoring 63 goals. My  form for Millwall earned me a then-big money move to Premier League side Sunderland in 1996. In 2001, I signed for Wolves for £1.2 million, becoming a crowd favorite and helping the club return to the Premier League in my second season. Who am I?

Answers:

  1. Sylvain Wiltord
  2. Juan Pablo Ángel
  3. Charlie Daniels
  4. Wojciech Szczęsny
  5. Pascal Groß
  6. Adrian Mutu
  7. Julián Speroni
  8. Tim Cahill
  9. Scott Parker
  10. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
  11. Riyad Mahrez
  12. Dietmar Hamann
  13. Robinho
  14. Juan Sebastián Verón
  15. Nolberto Solano
  16. Chris Wood
  17. Graziano Pellè
  18. Robbie Keane
  19. Paolo Di Canio
  20. Alex Rae

And there you have it! We hope you enjoyed playing “Who Am I? Guess the Footballer Based on Their Transfer History.” It’s always fascinating to see the journey of a footballer’s career and the clubs they’ve played for along the way. 

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