Among the four major North American professional sports leagues, the NFL has the most players who were born here in the United States. Despite this, there are a number of players who were born and raised outside of the U.S. In fact, there are currently 25 countries that have at least one player representing them in the league. Some of those players have made quite a name for themselves in NFL history for their extraordinary skills on the field, breaking records and wowing fans. Here are some of the most iconic NFL players who weren’t born in the U.S.
Freak Athlete Danielle Hunter
Danielle Hunter was born in Jamaica, but his family moved to Texas when he was he was eight years old. Hunter was recruited by his high school football coach when the coach saw Hunter chase down another student who was on roller-skates. He played college football at LSU and was drafted to the NFL in 2015 by the Minnesota Vikings as a defensive end. Hunter has been said to have freakish athletic abilities and to have developed technical skills at an astounding rate, with six sacks as a rookie, and 12.5 sacks last year, finishing third in the NFL.