football player: an athlete who plays American football
The game of football is any of several similar team sports, of similar origins which involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot in an attempt to score a goal. The most popular of these sports worldwide is association football, more commonly known as just "football" or "soccer". ...
The following are lists of association football (sometimes referred to as 'soccer') players.
one who plays football. The term player is not typically used in any sport, and the term athlete typically refers only to participants in the events classified in the U.S. as track and field.
Clayton Failla (National team, ex St Patrick’s FC)