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Top 10 Football Players You Didn't Know They Played For West Ham United

1. Karl Tevez;

Tevez started his soccer career in 1992, but moved to Boca Juniors five years later. He debuted in 2001 with their senior team and spent several years with them. He joined West Ham United in 2006 and spent one season with them before joining Manchester United in 2007.

2. Ferdinand River

His soccer career with West Ham United academy began with Rio Ferdinand in 1992. He had played three years in the academy before making his professional debut with the first team in 1995. Until Bournemouth loaned him, Ferdinand remained with them.

3. Lampard Frank.

In 1994, the former manager of Chelsea joined the youth squad of West Ham United and spent a season there before moving to the top-class club. Lampard played on the senior team for five years before joining Chelsea in 2001.

4. Defoe Jermain

Defoe was promoted to the senior team from the development system of West Ham United in 1999. Five years have been played for the club and 93 appearances in the league.

5. Mascherano Javier

Mascherano joined West Ham United in 2006, but only lasted in Liverpool for a season in 2007.

6. Carrick Michael

Carrick is another player who has advanced in the development system of West Ham United. In 1997 he joined the club and in 1999 he was promoted to the first team, then loaned into the city of Swindon and Birmingham. Before joining Manchester United in 2006, Carrick joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2004.

7. Ljungberg Freddie

Freddie Ljungberg played for Halmstad and Arsenal before joining West Ham United in 2007. He only stayed for one season before quitting the club.

8. Joe Cole

Cole also came through the system of youngsters of West Ham United. In 1990 he joined the club and in January 1998 he made his first team debut. He has played in more than 120 Premier League matches over five seasons. In 2003, he left for Chelsea.

9. Wright's Ian

For Greenwich Borough, Crystal Palace and Arsenal Lan Wright had played previously. In 1998, he transferred to West Ham United, where he spent a year after great seasons with Crystal Palace and Arsenal.

10. Hernández Javier

In 2017, Hernández joined Bayer Leverkusen's West Ham United, where he stayed for two years to join Sevilla in 2019.

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