10 One-Trick Footballing Ponies Who Made It At The Top Level

10. Arjen Robben

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Dropping the shoulder, drifting in from the right-hand side and curling one towards the far (or, if he's feeling adventurous, near) post with his left peg is all Robben is ever interested in doing.

But combine the idea in every FIFA player's head with blistering pace and an unerring ability to find the top corner, and full-backs - however closely they've studied footage of the Dutchman at his flying best - never seem to be able to fully shut him out of the game.

If Robben really is a one-trick pony, then it only makes his bulging trophy cabinet all the more impressive. The Bayern Munich stalwart has lifted the Bundesliga on no fewer than six occasions since making the move to Bavaria in 2009 - and came perilously close to adding a World Cup seven years ago.