As players like Frank Lampard and Mesut Ozil are 2 players that’s brilliance and humility attracts more plaudits that hatred, though not all Premier League footballers are as likeable as the midfielders.
5. Rio Ferdinand
Drug bans, bad tackles and deluded fans have made Rio Ferdinand one of the most hated players in the Premier League. Whether it is for failing a drugs test or being one of the most overrated players in the world. United fans often brand him as one of the finest centre-backs in the world, but while the rest of the footballing world laughs at their delusion, the hatred they have for the fans is quite often aimed at the former England defender.