Although Nottingham-born, former defender Michael Johnson represented the nation of his heritage, Jamaica, during an 18-year career and he believes the country’s renowned love for music is unrivalled.
As the 18-year-old in 2002 who scored the winning penalty to secure Birmingham City’s promotion to the Premier League, Darren Carter has taken music with him throughout a career which had such a soundtrack-worthy beginning.
In 1997, Brazilian stars Juninho and Emerson helped Bryan Robson’s Middlesbrough side to two cup finals, leaving a lasting impression along the way on the local lad in goal, Ben Roberts.
Shrewsbury Town’s centre-back and captain Ian Sharps reveals that former striker Matt Harrold’s dance music didn’t survive in the dressing room when results dipped last season.
Spending a thirteen-year career in the United States’ Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Primera Division, Daniel Hernandez has seen hip-hop become a firm favourite with teammates in both nations.