10 Biggest Unfulfilled Talents in World Football History

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10 Biggest Unfulfilled Talents in World Football History
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Freddy Adu is one of many players who never fulfilled their true potential.

Having the talent of a professional footballer has to be one of the biggest blessings and curses a person can have.

On one hand, you get to live the life millions, if not billions, of people can only dream about. On the other hand, the pressures and demands of life in the spotlight can take a toll on any person.

Those footballers who never fulfill the talent they have been given are burdened by having to face the question of what if from themselves and others forever.

There are many factors the lead to a player never living up to his talents. Injuries can derail a player's career, a player's lifestyle may adversely harm his talents or sometimes a player's talent is mostly media created hype.

Whatever the case may be, fans are always left disappointed by the players who had talent but could never transform it into greatness. Players too, are left to rue what could have been.

Here is a look at the ten biggest unfulfilled talents in world football history. 

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