Nabil BENTALEB – Tottenham/Algeria/24/11/1994
Young central midfielder who has become a regular for club and country this season. Born in France to Algerian parents.
Karim BENZEMA – Real Madrid/France/19/12/1987
Born to Algerian parents, he has made the central striking role at Real his own, despite Ronaldo’s preference for the position.
Saido BERAHINO – West Brom/England/04/08/1993
Burundi-born forward who came to England as a 10-year-old asylum seeker. Hugely talented but manager Tony Pulis has warned of off-field distractions.
Domenico BERARDI – Sassuolo/Italy/01/08/1994
Quick-witted striker tipped for a big future. On loan at Sassuolo from Italian champions Juventus, but surely due for a recall soon.
Dimitar BERBATOV – Monaco/Bulgaria//30/01/1981
The veteran Bulgarian centre-forward is enjoying a last hurrah in Monte Carlo amid talk of a return to the international fold.
Vasili BEREZUTSKI – CSKA/Russia/20/05/1982
Defensive mainstay of the Russian national team and CSKA for more than a decade. Often plays alongside his identical twin Aleksei.
BERNARDO SILVA – Monaco/Portugal/10/08/1994
Quick-footed attacker who slipped through Benfica’s net but benefited from agent Jorge Mendes’ connections at Monaco.
Juan BERNAT – Bayern/Spain/01/03/1993
Left-back or wide midfielder who is one of the growing Spanish legion at Bayern. Made his international debut in October.
Lucas BIGLIA – Lazio/Argentina/30/01/1986
Midfield enforcer who came into Argentina’s starting line-up for the knockout stages of the 2014 World Cup. Has Italian roots through his grandmother.
DANILO – Porto/Brazil/15/07/1991