Football hurts and so we’ve gathered together a video collection of the top 5 crying footballers, after the pain of not reaching Brazil 2014 got too much for Iceland’s Eidur Gudjohnsen following their play-off loss to Croatia.
If you haven’t seen it yet, watch as Gudjohnsen cries while announcing his retirement from international football shortly after the second leg of the World Cup qualification tie on Tuesday night.
So, let’s get straight to the videos of more crying footballers. We start with everyone’s favourite…
Paul Gascoigne cries
Paul Gascoigne cries as England are eliminated from World Cup Italia ’90.
Cristiano Ronaldo cries
Cristiano Ronaldo cries as Portugal lose in the Euro 2004 final to Greece.
David Beckham cries
David Beckham cries as he is substituted for Paris Saint-Germain in his last ever competitive game before retirement.
Lee Cattermole cries
A 17-year-old Lee Cattermole cries after Middlesbrough go 4-0 down at home to Aston Villa and is comforted by captain Gareth Southgate.
Mario Balotelli cries
Mario Balotelli cries after Italy are defeated 4-0 by Spain in the Euro 2012 final.
NEXT: Eidur Gudjohnsen cries
NOW: Watch as Gudjohnsen cries while announcing his retirement from international football after Iceland fail to reach the World Cup in Brazil next summer.