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Carlos Valderrama and 10 Footballers Turned Politicians
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Last week, the curiously named Colombian political party "U" named Carlos Valderrama as one of their candidates for the 2014 national elections. 

The legendary midfielder, however, is by no means the first professional footballer to transition into a career in politics.

Here are 10 other players who have pursued government office when they hung up their boots. 

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