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Festive footballers: picks its Christmas-themed XI

Everyone from Sleigh Given to Danny North Pole is in there.

Sleigh Given

Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Zat Silent Knight

Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Markus Bauble

Credit: Matthias Schrader/AP/Press Association Images

Angel Rangel

Credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Jesus Navas

(We know that, technically, he was born on Christmas Day but this pic was too good to overlook)

Credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

Evander Sno

Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Aidy White Christmas

Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Rudolf Skacel

Credit: Jon Buckle/EMPICS Sport

Andy Carroll Singing

Credit: Daniel Hambury/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Roque Santa Claus

Credit: Alberto Di Lolli/AP/Press Association Images

Danny North Pole

Credit: INPHO/James Crombie

Substitutes: Aaron Winter Wonderland, Somen Tchoyi to the World, Decorations, Elf-Inge Haaland, Thomas Mince Pies, Dennis Three Wise Men, Stephen Lapland, Noel Hunt, Robin van Persie, Myrroslav Klose, Jason Euelltide, Karl Sheppard, Samuel Mistleto’o, St Nicklas Bendtner, David Eggnog, Demba Bah-Humbug.

Now let’s have your puntastic suggestions…

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