Many people think that success and fame comes over night. But that isn’t true in all cases. More than 99% people who are famous in their field said they work real hard, face failures to reach that level of fame. This also happens in football. Sometimes people think that a player emerges out of few good goals or good luck in a certain year or event. But behind this good luck there is hard work, dedication and continuous struggle to chase their dreams. There I share a list of players who get famous in short time.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior currently age 23. He is a part of star studded FC Barcelona and Brazilian national team. He won South American footballer of the year two times back in his early career in years 2011-12. Famous for his amazing dribbles and flawless finishing this young boy can also use both feet’s at ease.
James David Rodriguez Rubio is famous for his performance in 2014 FIFA world cup. He is the top scorer and then winner of Golden Boot in 2014 world cup. After scoring spectacular goals in world cup everyone is talking about him as a wonder kid from Colombia. Also a part of world cup’s all star team. After his world fame, he makes a move from AS Monaco to a star studded Spanish Real Madrid team and becoming the most expensive Colombian footballer in history.
Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima:
A young boy from Brazil at age 17 picked up in international World Cup 1994 Brazilian squad which eventually ends up as winners of the tournament. He is among the 4 players who won FIFA player of the year more than three times. Emerges as one of the most famous strikers in Football ever he holds golden ball and golden boot in two different FIFA world cups. He played three world cup finals and won two for his country.
He is the 18 year smile face dribbler make a world cup winning team caption look like a fool while dribbling pass him several times in a match. He certainly becomes famous as one the most innovative footballer on field. Unfortunately arsenal could not sign him in his early career because of work permit issue. But he plays for FC Barcelona and won FIFA world cup in 2002 for his country.
His mother thinks that he is to skinny to play professional football. But he proves himself as one of the most famous footballer of modern era. At the age of 18 Alex Ferguson former Manchester United manger sings a deal with sporting for 15 million euro’s for a young boy named Cristiano Ronaldo and the rest is history. He won every trophy in English football and European football possible on senior level. He also won every honor from young player of the year to FIFA Ballon d’Or several times in his career. He scores more than 400 goals in his career as professional footballer for country and club.