The most surprising thing about these portly players is that so many of them played in attacking positions. Then again, would you fancy trying to stop a 15 stone winger at full-throttle?
It might only have been a few years ago but that's no reason not to reminisce...
It's our tribute to football's dying breed. The One Club Heroes...
The year is 1990. The place is Italy. The game is football. It can only be our Italia '90 World Cup gallery...
The best players of the 1994 World Cup in the USA. Diana Ross not included...
So every footballer might be a celebrity these days, but it doesn't make every celebrity a footballer. Though this lot may disagree...
Do like everybody else and have a gander at our most viewed Catflap football galleries.
Wayne Rooney stands in front of painting
Rod Stewart celebrity football
Luke Chadwick Sitting On The Bench
Sonia Amoruso on football pitch with Alessandro Del Piero
We've teamed up with the guys at EA Sports to get our hands on three copies of FIFA 09 to giveaway…