In comparison to other professions, the career of a footballer is a short one, the average player will retire by the age of 35. So you can forgive footballers for wanting to play as long as they can, especially when big financial gains can be made overseas. In recent years top, top players have moved to China and the United States to use their high profile name, to earn huge amounts of cash and also help develop the sport in the region, but more importantly, keep playing. We’ve taken a look at some former stars who you probably didn’t know were playing professional football.