Everyone has had an idol somewhere along the line in their childhood, and footballers are no different. Today, we bring you five stars and the players they looked up too when growing up.
Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has admitted that he used to look up to Italy and Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon, while players like David Luiz enjoyed watching the likes of Kaka when growing up.
English publication talkSPORT, came up with a whole list of players and the stars they looked up too during their childhood.
Which footballer did you look up too?