Football is a world fueled by hatred on most days.
There are players who make it easy to hate them. We all know who they are.
But there are also players who no matter how much you try to hate them, it simply is not easy.
These players are almost universally likable.
No, they're not always the best. And no, they are not always easy to root for. But there is more to football than just the skill.
These players add something extra to football, and that's why they are liked. These footballers are respected by not only the opposing teams but their fans as well.
Here are 10 of the most likable current footballers.