The life of a football is a glamorous one, with plenty of cash, fame and public admiration being just some of the benefits to fall at the feet of one who makes it big.
The further the sport progresses, it seems clubs now invest in younger and younger talent. With this kind of scouting and plaudits being heaped on some starlets from a very young age, it’s only natural that some develop a touch of cockiness.
However, there are those that handle the endless praise all too wrongly, and instead embrace it beyond their means, seeing themselves in a brighter light than may be the truth.
Whether it’s because of their actions on the field or off of it, the following 20 players have all shown evidence of massive overconfidence at one time or, in some cases, plenty of others.