As we enter the darkness of a European winter we're taking a look at which players are embracing their fashion, streetwear & culture sides on Instagram for FW19. From the best dressed to the brave and bold. Yeah, this is a proper "modern-football-is-rubbish" list if you're so inclined, but it's also a list of players ditching the tracksuit-cladded robotics of top flight football to reveal the stylish side of their personalities.

The shorts and tees of summer are long gone and players are starting to showcase their fresh winter wardrobes. You only have to look at the arrival of the French squad at their Clairefontaine training base to see the competition between players to don the latest, most limited and exclusive streetwear drops and Instagram provides the platform to drip for likes.

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My better half. ❤️🥶

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Leroy Sane – The injured German winger has had more time than most to be FW19 ready.

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International duty 👊🏾✌🏾#JongOranje

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Tahith Chong – The coolest kid in his GCSE maths exam.

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Came through drippin 💦💦

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Ben Mendy – More chance of Ben Mendy playing consecutive games than wearing the same outfit on consecutive nights out.

Ousmane Dembele – Proving the sacai x Nike LDWaffle is one of the hottest sneaker drops of 2019.

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Arrivée 🇧🇪😁✌🏾

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Michy Batshuayi – The Chelsea man arrives for international duty in style.

Patrick van Aanholt – You don't have a personalised head rest in your car do you? You don't want one either, do you?

Divock Origi – Divock Origi is in the Champions League of fashion. Get following.

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Unapologetically me

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Will Zaha – But has he got personalised head rests?

Jonathan Dos Santos – This is why Jonathan Dos Santos plays in Los Angeles and not Wigan.

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Quand on est pas à la guerre..!

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Valentin Rosier – Anyone else wearing this and you're asking them where their emergency whistle and light is.

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Eat It , Eat Up The 💧... #Dior

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Alex Iwobi – The Everton man coming through with the effortlessly low-key drip.

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Home 🏡

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Douglas Costa – Get good enough at football to travel by private jet, yeah?

Tom Davies – One of the best. Whereas most players sleep-walk into the first designer brand and buy the most expensive and most heavily branded t-shirt, Davies has his own genuine style.

Moha Ramos – The Real Madrid man spent most of August watching Peaky Blinders and Sherlock Holmes.

Layvin Kurzawa – One the best dressed in the game. Must follow.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting – The Cameroon forward learned everything he knows about fashion during the season he spent in Stoke-on-Trent. You’d often see him and Charlie Adam down the High Street having a rummage through the Sports Direct sale.

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🦄

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Noa Lang – Three Stripe city. You want those socks.

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His light shine the brightest in the dark #OnGod

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Memphis Depay – One of the most consistently best dressed in football. Those glasses are actually blackout to avoid him having to look at the countless Dsquared2 hats on his teammates.

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No matter what you say 🔋

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Renato Sanches – Another player big into Palm Angels this season.

Ben Chilwell – The Leicester full back is fast becoming one of the best dressed members of the England squad.

Neymar – Could easily be next season's PSG third kit, this.

Presnel Kimpembe – Not many players can pull off absolutely any outfit. Presnel Kimpembe is one of those.

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Mut zum Hut 🎩

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David Alaba – The master at keeping things stylishly simple. A must follow for realistically wearable looks.

Andrea Petagna – Throwback sportswear vibes from the SPAL striker.

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LDN

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Tammy Abraham – Another one of England's new generation of streetwear-clad players.

Anyone we've missed? Shout 'em out...