Football is about a whole lot more than what happens on the pitch.


Sure, injury-inducing tackles live on in infamy and the perpetrators are vilified but words ring just as loud as actions in the football community.


With that in mind, ​Four Four Two has published a list of the 50 most hated men in football which features an array of annoying faces, some merely nuisances, others outright villains:


​50. Sergio Ramos | Real Madrid

49. Alan Pardew | West Brom

48. Robbie Savage

47. Tony Pulis

46. Pepe | Beşiktaş

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45. Alan Green

44. Stan Kroenke

43. Ben Thatcher

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42. Neil Warnock | Cardiff City

41. Sergio Busquets | Barcelona

40. Steve Evans | Mansfield Town

39. Vincent Tan

38. Vinnie Jones

37. Robert Rojas

36. John Fashanu

35. Graham Westley 

34. Antonio Rattin

33. Tim Sherwood

32. Mark Van Bommel

31. Francesco Becchetti

30.  Sir Alex Ferguson

29. Mike Dean

28. Joe Kinnear

27. Silvio Berlusconi

26. Dennis Wise

25. Roman Abramovich

24. Kevin Muscat

23. Richard Scudamore

22. Graeme Souness

21. Andoni Goikoetxea

20. Paolo Di Canio

19. Ashley Cole

18. Diego Costa | Chelsea

17. Mike Ashley

16. Luis Suarez | Barcelona

15. Ken Bates

14. Joey Barton

13. Diego Maradona

12. Karl Oyston

11. Bernard Tapie

10. John Terry | Aston Villa

9. Pete Winkelman

8. El Hadji Diouf

7. Luciano Moggi

6. Cristiano Ronaldo | Real Madrid

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5. Richard Keys

4. Michel Platini 

3. Harald Schumacher

2. Jose Mourinho | Man United

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