We all know footballers best place is on the pitch. However, over the years, several stars have gone against the rule of the jungle. They have tried their lack in other fields like politics, film and even media. Today, we take a look at top seven footballers who ended up becoming successful politicians
7. Roman Pavlyuchenko- Russia
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Roman Pavlyuchenko failed to deliver under Harry Redknapp. However, he decided to stand in elections in Stavropol in 2007 representing Vladimir Putin’s United Russian party. He was successfully elected to the City Council. He now plays as a striker for FC Ararat Moscow.