Jeremain Marciano Lens (born November 24, 1987) is a Dutch footballer who now plays for Turkish club Besiktas as well as the Netherlands national team. He is a dynamic offensive player noted for his speed and endurance, who can play as a winger or a striker but can even play as a second striker.
Lens began his career with local side Roda JC before moving to PSV in 2007. In his first season with the Eindhoven club, he helped them win the Johan Cruyff Shield by scoring in the final against Ajax. He also won the UEFA Champions League with PSV that year. In 2009, Lens moved to Chelsea for £16 million ($26 million). However, he failed to make an impact at the London club and was loaned out to German side Schalke 04 for the remainder of the season. In 2010, he returned to PSV on a free transfer and helped them win the Eredivisie title. Lens then signed with Italian club Roma in June 2011. He scored on his debut for Roma in a 4-0 victory over Bologna on the opening day of the season.
Lens has been capped by the Netherlands at every youth level from under-15 through under-21. In 2006, he was part of the squad that finished third at the European Under-17 Championship.
Szczesny, Wojciech Navigate to the next page. Go to the search for Wojciech Tomasz Szczesny (born 18 April 1990) is a Polish professional footballer who plays goalkeeper for Serie A club Juventus and the Poland national team. Nicknamed "Wojtek", he is known for his agility and reflexes.
He began his career at Arsenal where he made over 100 appearances in all competitions. In July 2015, he moved to Juventus for a transfer fee of £8.6 million ($12.5 million).
Szczesny was born on 18 April 1990 in Warsaw, Poland. His father, Tadeusz, played football as a midfielder and his mother, Ewa, competed in swimming events during her marriage to Tadeusz. The family lived in Poznań when Wojciech was a child and they would often travel to London for games involving Arsenal. He started playing football at age five for local side GKS Bełchatów before being recruited by Arsenal at age eight. He debuted in an FA Cup match against Sutton United in January 2008 and kept a clean sheet as Arsenal won 1-0.
At youth level, he was compared to former Arsenal goalkeeper David O'glynn due to their similar physical appearance and shot-stopping abilities.
Jones, Jermaine Jermaine Junior Jones (born November 3, 1981) is a retired American soccer player who spent much of his career as a defensive midfielder. He came up through the German club system and represented Germany at the U21 and senior levels after being born in Germany to an American father and a German mother.
He has been called "the best passer in world football" (Guardian) and is known for his accurate passes and ability to create chances for teammates.
Jones is a free agent following the end of the Bundesliga season. He was one of only two players to appear in every match for Schalke during their successful season. The other was Goretzka, who plays the same position. Both players are expected to be important to their teams this season.
In addition to playing soccer, Jones is also involved in politics. He was a candidate for the Berlin Senate seat in 2013 but did not win. In 2016, he became president of the United States Soccer Federation.
He is married to former tennis player Maria Sharapova. They met while they were both playing for the Schalke 04 team in Germany. They have two children together: a son named Tatum Jr. and a daughter named Venus.