50 Soccer Players Who Served in War Time

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50 Soccer Players Who Served in War Time

You can make the argument that soccer players serve their countries every match by inspiring the hopes of their countrymen and women.

In times of war, a number of soccer players immortalized in and forgotten by the tides of time have served their countries in a very different way—as members of the armed forces.

Here is a list of 50 of the many who did so.

photo: Bolton Wanderers at war, 1939.

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