9) Miroslav Klose
Miroslav Klose was known for his clinical instincts and finishing. The German had a knack of being in the right place at the right time. His predatory instincts were crucial for the national side, as Germany won the World Cup. Klose holds the record for most goals scored in the world cup, third player to ever score in three different World Cups. Initially, Klose worked as a apprentice carpenter. The German then joined Kaiserslautern, where his career took off. He retired from professional football in 2016.