The Premier League, also known as the English Premier League or the EPL, is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League. Seasons run from August to May with each team playing 38 matches.（Note: The article was originally written by cutsbykelvin.com, since updated by the Camisetas Sport Club team.)
Here let’s take a look at the top 10 greatest players in the Premier League of all-time.
1. Alan Shearer
Alan Shearer CBE DL is an English football pundit and retired football player and manager who played as a striker. Widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation and one of the greatest players in Premier League history, he is the Premier League’s record goalscorer.
Born: 13 August 1970 (age 51 years), Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
Height: 1.83 m
Career end: 2006
Spouse: Lainya Shearer (m. 1991)
Children: Will Shearer, Hollie Shearer, Chloe Shearer
Dates joined: 1996 (Newcastle United F.C.), 1992 (England national football team), 1988 (Southampton F.C.)
Parents: Anne Shearer, Alan Shearer
2. Thierry Henry
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Thierry Daniel Henry is a French professional football coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the Belgium national team. He is considered one of the greatest strikers of all time and one of the greatest players in the history of the Premier League.
Born: 17 August 1977 (age 44 years), Les Ulis, France
Height: 1.88 m
Spouse: Claire Merry (m. 2003–2007)
Partner: Andrea Rajacic (2008–)
Number: 12 (France national football team / Forward, Midfielder)
Teams coached: CF Montréal (Association football manager, 2019–2021)
Children: Téa Henry, Tatiana Henry, Tristan Henry, Gabriel Henry
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and captains the Portugal national team.
Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro, Eva Maria Dos Santos, Mateo Ronaldo Trending
Born: 5 February 1985 (age 37 years), Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça, Funchal, Portugal
Height: 1.87 m
Salary: 26.52 million GBP (2022)
Partner: Georgina Rodríguez (2017–)
Current teams: Manchester United F.C. (#7 / Forward), Portugal national football team (#7 / Forward)
Dates joined: 2021 (Manchester United F.C.)
4. Sergio Aguero
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Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo, also known as Kun Agüero, is an Argentine retired professional footballer who played as a striker.
Born: 2 June 1988 (age 33 years), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height: 1.73 m
Spouse: Giannina Maradona (m. 2008–2012)
Partner: Sofía Calzetti (2019–)
Salary: 11.97 million GBP (2021)
Number: 10 (Manchester City F.C. / Forward) Dates joined: July 2021 (FC Barcelona)
5. Didier Drogba
Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team.
Born: 11 March 1978 (age 44 years), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Height: 1.88 m
Career end: 8 November 2018
Weight: 84 kg
Number: 11 (Chelsea F.C. / Forward)
Children: Isaac Drogba, Iman Drogba, Kieran Drogba
6. Peter Schmeichel
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is best known for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to victory in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final to complete the Treble.(Photo by camisetas de futbol)
7. Eric Cantona
Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona is a French actor, director, producer, and former professional footballer. Manchester United got the better of Leeds United after signing the Frenchman for just £1.6 million. The Frenchman entertained the Premier League with his goalscoring abilities and is a club legend for the Red Devils. Cantona has had a cultural impact on the English game as well and is widely respected and reputed as one of the greatest ever players in the history of the Premier League.
8. Dennis Bergkamp
Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp is a Dutch professional football coach and former player. Originally a wide midfielder, Bergkamp was moved to main striker and then to second striker, where he remained throughout his playing career.
9. Gianfranco Zola
Gianfranco Zola OMRI OBE is an Italian football manager and former footballer who played predominantly as a forward. He was most recently the assistant manager of Chelsea.
Born: 5 July 1966 (age 55 years), Oliena, Italy
Height: 1.68 m
Spouse: Franca Zola
Number: 25 (Chelsea F.C. / Forward), 10 (Cagliari Calcio / Forward)
Teams coached: Chelsea F.C. (Assistant Coach, 2018–2019)
Dates joined: 2003 (Cagliari Calcio), 1996 (Chelsea F.C.)
Children: Andrea Zola, Martina Zola
10. Patrick Vieira
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Patrick Vieira is a French professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Crystal Palace.
Born: 23 June 1976 (age 45 years), Dakar, Senegal
Height: 1.92 m
Spouse: Cheryl Plaza Vieira (m. 2005)
Parents: Emilienne Vieira
Teams coached: Crystal Palace F.C. (Association football manager, since 2021)
Dates joined: 2010 (Manchester City F.C.), 2006 (Inter Milan)