Are you a football lover who wants to see more from your favorites? Then, here is a list of the 5 best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch
Football is one of the most renowned sports all around the world. Regardless of their age and gender, everyone loves football as a sport because of how entertaining it is. Since it is such a renowned international sport, a lot of different tournaments, championships and leagues are held. For this reason, there are lots of football players from different teams who gained recognition and became stars. Not only did they become football stars for their skills and individual talents, but they also became celebrities. Some of them took to pursuing other hobbies, such as streaming after retiring or while being an active player. Hence, here is our list of the 5 best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch!
Sergio “SLAKUN10” Aguero
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Sergio Aguero, who goes by the username “SLAKUN10” on Twitch is a footballer who was a former player in the national Argentina team as a striker. He started his career as a football player in July 2003 by participating in the Argentine club named “Independiente.” He was also a former player in the Manchester City team in the Premier League for a full decade, which he signed in 2011. He is considered to be one of the best strikers in football history. He is also the all-time top goal scorer in Manchester City and the record holder for the most Premier League hat tricks. Unfortunately, Sergio retired from his football career at the age of 32 because of heart complications.
Then, Sergio started streaming in 2020, besides devoting all his time to his esports organization, KRÜ Esports. He plays games such as FIFA 23, Valorant and Rocket League besides interactive streams on his Twitch channel which has 4.8M followers. For this reason, he is one of the best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch.
Neymar “neymarjr” Jr.
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Neymar Jr., who goes by the username “neymarjr” on Twitch is a professional football player in the national Brazil team as a forward player. He started his career as a professional football player in 2009 by participating in Santos FC. From there, he went to Europe and joined club Barcelona in 2013 as a player, but left soon. At present, he is playing in the Saudi Pro League with the club Al Hilal since 15 August 2023. He is the all-time top goal scorer in the Brazil national team with a whopping 79 goals spread throughout 126 matches. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Times magazine in 2017 in their annual list.
Besides football being Neymar’s passion, he also has a hobby for gaming. This is why he started streaming on Twitch in 2017. He plays games such as CSGO, Fortnite, PUBG, CoD: Warzone and Among Us for his 2.4M Twitch followers. Hence, he is one of the best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch.
Javier “CH14” Hernandez
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Javier Hernandez, who goes by the username “CH14” on Twitch is a professional Mexican football player who is a part of the Major League Soccer club named LA Galaxy as a striker and the captain. He began his career as a professional football player in 2006 by participating in the club Guadalajara, where he won his first football division, the Primera División. He was also a player for the club Manchester United for 5 years as their first Mexican player. Afterward, he signed many contracts with different clubs and leagues over the years before recently signing a deal with LA Galaxy in 2020. He is the all-time leading goalscorer out of all the football players in Mexico to this day.
Besides football, Javier has a passion for gaming and he pursued it by starting streaming in 2019. He is particularly fond of the Call of Duty franchise and joined Complexity Gaming as a professional esports player in 2022 to play CoD. This makes him one of the best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch.
Luis “luisenrique21” Enrique
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Luis Enrique, who goes by the username “luisenrique21” on Twitch is a former Spanish football player who played for the clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona and also the Spain national team in his prime years. He was a versatile football player but he commonly used to play as a midfielder or forward. Throughout his football playing years at the two clubs, he has scored over 100 goals in 500 individual matches. He began his career as a professional football player in 1981 with the club Sporting de Gijón and his career lasted for 12 years before he retired in 2002. At present, Luis is a football manager for the Ligue 1 club known as “Paris Saint-Germain” since 5 July 2023.
After retiring, Luis started streaming on Twitch to do commentary live streams talking about past matches and their results in tournaments. He said that all the revenue from his Twitch broadcasts would be donated to the children's hospice center in Barcelona. This makes him one of the best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch.
Christian “ChristianVieriOfficial” Vieri
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Christian Vieri, who goes by the username “ChristianVieriOfficial” on Twitch is an Italian former professional football player who played as a centre forward in his team. He started his career as a professional football player in 1987 by participating in the club named “Marconi Stallions.” He has played for multiple different clubs and leagues over the years. He is best known for his time spent as a player in the club Juventus for the league, Serie A. He was known as the best football striker and prolific goalscorer in all of Europe during his prime years. He was named as one of the players in the FIFA 100 as picked by the legend, Pelé himself for the FIFA centenary celebrations.
Vieri retired from his professional football career on 20 October 2009 after a successful run of almost 26 years. He started streaming in December 2021, launching a talk show on Twitch named “BoboTV” where he talks about football topics with other retired professional footballer players. This makes him one of the best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch.
Needless to say, football stars are not only limited to their passion, which is playing football. They are also versatile outside the world of sports, which is what makes them true stars. For this reason, even in the live-streaming world, they are very successful. Of course, a part of that is owed to their loyal fanbase who supports the player no matter what they do, because we know being a streamer is quite hard. Hence, take a look at our list of the 5 best football stars who are also streamers on Twitch and pick your favorite to start watching today. Make sure to stay tuned for more football-related news, because we will be sure to keep you all updated.