Who’s the former Chelsea man who played with Sidwell, Ronaldo and Stam?

Chelsea have had a few nomads in their time, but this player takes the biscuit.

An image recently went viral among football fans and it’s turning out to be the toughest conundrum.

We lost hours yesterday while trying to figure out who this player was. Here is the question:

Scroll down to find out who it is…


In what world does a footballer exist who has played alongside Lionel Messi and Kevin Nolan?

When we first looked at this, we thought Deco, Juliano Belletti and even Nicolas Anelka.

Without spoiling it for you too soon, the player played for the following clubs in a career that spanned several countries in Europe and a fair few Premier League clubs:

Valur, PSV, Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, Barcelona, Monaco, Tottenham (loan), Stoke, Fulham (loan), AEK Athens, Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, Bolton (again), Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Molde and Pune City.

Haven’t got it yet?

Well let us put you out of your misery before you tear your hair out any more.

The player in question is:

Eidur Gudjohnsen


We’d completely forgotten about the Iceland legend’s time at PSV Eindhoven in the late 1990s, when he played alongside Jaap Stam and Ronaldo.

Here’s the proof:


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