Premier League Muppets

They've undoubtedly all been described as 'absolute muppets' at some point in their career (some more than others), so it seemed only right to match up a few players to their puppet lookalike.

We present to you 20 Premier League football figures*, together with their Muppet doppelgängers. Next time you're screaming at them in frustration, perhaps imagine it's one of Jim Henson's creations instead and it might cheer you up a bit...

Do you have any further suggestions for Premier League muppet lookalikes? Let us know in the comments below.

*Mick McCarthy was too good not to put in

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Rizzo The Rat / Carlos Tevez

Sam The Eagle / Mick McCarthy

Kermit The Frog / Frank Lampard

Howard Tubman / Martin Jol

Afghan Hound / Fernando Torres

Beaker / Paul Scholes

Sal Minella / Gareth Bale

Miss Piggy / Robbie Savage

Bread Monster / Brad Friedel

Johnny Fiami / Jeff Stelling

Pepe the King Prawn / Peter Crouch

Dr Bunsen Honeydew / Brian McDermott

Zoot the Sax Guy/ Marouane Fellaini

Animal / David Luiz

Rat Tatooey / Luis Suarez

Bull / Sam Allardyce

Fozzie Bear / James Milner

Uncle Deadly / Nemanja Vidic

Scooter / John Arne Riise


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