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from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Which soccer players would make good Star Trek characters?

With the new Star Trek film out, we thought we'd have a bit of fun and see which soccer players could play the famous characters.

They've changed all the actors anyway and brought in a youthful crop, so why not?

Over at Kottke.org, they've already done it with NBA players. Captain Kirk is Tony Parker they reckon.

Reuters resident Trekkies Kevin Fylan and Alison Wildey had a bash at a soccer version but please come up with your own ideas in the comments below.