There are some players who deserve every bit of hype that they receive and some who are pushed onto a pedestal that sets them up for a spectacular fall from grace when their inadequacies are revealed.
Others include those who were talented in their prime, but their insistence on remaining on the scene well past their shelf life makes them over-hyped in today's world of football.
One thing is true, though, that only a select few players deserve the media frenzy that greets their every move.
Who are the most hyped players currently playing who deliver the least on the pitch? Here is my take.