Legendary soccer players who wore No. 10

Take a look at some of the soccer legends, past and present. who wore the famous No. 10 jersey and find out how that number became a status symbol and a sign of respect.

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Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi of Argentina in action during a friendly match between Romania and Argentina at Arena Nationala Stadium on March 05, 2014 in Bucharest, Romania. (Photo by LatinContent/STR/LatinContent/Getty Images)


Neymar of Brazil controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Mexico at Castelao on June 17, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane of France runs with the ball during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group G match between France and Korea Republic played at the Zentralstadion on June 18, 2006 in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)


Brazilian Soccer Player Pele,, running on field, in 1969. (AP Photo)

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovon #10 of the United States against Costa Rica during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Nacional on September 6, 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Roberto Baggio

Roberto Baggio (Photo by Michael Kunkel/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Ronaldinho of Brazil in action during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group F match between Brazil and Australia at the Stadium Munich on June 18, 2006 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Michael Owen

Michael Owen of England controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup Germany 2006 Group B match between England and Paraguay at the Stadium Frankfurt on June 10, 2006 in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)


Kaka during the international friendly match between Switzerland and Brazil at the St.Jakob Park on November 15, 2006 in Basel, Switzerland. (Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona (Photo by Bongarts/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney of England in action during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Wesley Sneijder

Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Netherlands at Arena Fonte Nova on June 13, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)