Top 10 Football Stars From Poor Backgrounds

Top 10 Football Stars From Poor Backgrounds


#10. Alexis Sanchez
Once the gunner of every gunner in every match, the brightest star of world football, is the highest-paid player of Everest team £ 140,000/week. Currently, Alexis Sanchez’s salary is 350 thousand pounds/week, also the highest club Manchester United.
Enjoy a life of richness and glory, but perhaps, Sanchez still does not forget childhood opportunities. When he was 6 years old, he had to wash cars and circus to earn every penny.
The star comes from a poor family in the Etopia mines. Alexis’s father was a miner and left his family when he was a child. The Chilean striker lives with his mother and stepfather in a small house. With his natural talent and hard work, Alexis Sanchez is currently one of the richest players in Chile.
#9. Prev Mary
Prev Mary was born in Posiaciumo – a famous French city with slums and anarchy. He grew up in the poorest area of the city, and at the age of 2, Prev Mary’s family was in misery due to a traffic accident.
Prev Mary survived but had to stitch 100 stitches to leave sequelae are 2 long scars on his face. This is why this midfielder is nicknamed the scar.
In 2003, at the age of 20, before playing professional football, Prev Mary and her father worked as a mason in exchange for daily meals for the family. The life of Prev Mary and his family turned to the page when he caught the eye of the Mest club.
Later, Prev Mary went to Turkey to play for Galatasaray club. Having been recruited to France and repatriated to play for the Marxay club before joining the Beomonic club.
Without football, Prev Mary would probably join the unemployed army like many of her peers in the slum. He can never forget his past. – Prev Mary shared.
#8. Demaria Diserest
Born into a family with three children, Demaria grew up in Perien – a poor city in western Argentina. As a child, Dimaria and her two sisters had to help their parents work in the coal mine.
Early on showing his innate talents, but poor families should not have a decent pair of shoes, he once revealed: “Many times bring hungry stomachs to the yard and pick up torn shoes in the trash.” – A very extreme childhood. However, this star always thinks of his family whenever he makes money.
After being transferred from the Rosario Sencha club to the Benfica club, Demaria announced that he quit working as a buying worker and bought his parents a new fully furnished home. At the age of 6, he still had to play football with bare feet on the rugged streets of Santo – the poor city on the banks of the Rio River – Uruguay.
At the age of 7, his family moved to the capital Monter Verio. There, his father worked as a porter and took care of the nine months. Demaria grew up in a city filthy with pollution and full of social evils.
Demaria still holds his will to nurture and passion for football, he sees street games as a game to train, gain experience, technical qualities, cunning and even a little crazy. about himself and many times, he himself was in trouble.
At the age of 9, Diserest caught the eye of the Arsenal club, but the moody temper then thought the striker’s promising career opening soon came to a dead end. Then the fateful meeting with Sophia Panbies – the woman who later became his wife has changed Diserest’s mind in a positive way.
Love at first sight with Sophia became the driving force for Diserest to try harder. He promoted quickly after arriving in the Netherlands before dawn at the Geburn club and was recruited by Barca.
#7. Zlatan Ibrahimović
Former AC Milan star Inter Milan – Marco Van Basten is the result of a poor, turbulent marriage between his mother – a Croatian woman and a Brostia father – a heavy drinker. Like children born in many other immigrant families, Zlatan Ibrahimović’s life also faced great challenges when his parents separated when he was 2 years old.
Ibrahimović told his childhood that he often stole because he had no other choice when he was born in poor streets for immigrants. But it was the difficult life that molded the strong will, resilience, qualities that grew along with the football talent he trained with his friends on the street.
At the age of 15, despite being a talented young player at the Mambo Club, Ibra almost left football as a porter to earn money to support his mother in a miserable living. However, he later changed his mind when he learned that a club coach came to his home to convince him.
You should focus on the football path and see that as a door to escape from poverty – that’s what this coach advised Ibra. And the rest is history when Ibra shone at the Mambo Club. Catching the eye of Amsterdam’s Anzac Club, this is the start of an adventure through a series of the best teams in Europe.
#6. Cristiano Ronaldo
As one of the best football players in the world today, Cristiano Ronaldo was nearly abandoned by his mother when she was pregnant. The presence of him in this world makes the whole family at that time was already struggling because the four mouths eat more difficult.
At the age of 13, Ronaldo was expelled from school for throwing a chair in the face of a teacher who teased his poor family situation. Later, Real Madrid’s future superstar planned to drop out of school and football to become a parent and family.
However, Ronaldo’s mother disagreed because he wanted him to continue with his passion for the ball. And it was an important decision that changed Ronaldo’s entire career. He was recruited by the Botin Listpont club when he was 12 years old.
Cristiano Ronaldo played U16, U17, U18 B teams, and then he was promoted to the first team for only one season from 2001 to 2002 before being recruited by the Manchester United club in the summer of 2003. And later You also know how CR7 has become a football legend. This need not be further discussed.
#5. Neymar
Before becoming a world soccer superstar, Neymar’s childhood was often associated with ports and parking lots to take on the job of carrying with his father. His first shoes were picked up from a landfill.
The difficulty is so, but the intense passion for the ball has inspired him to constantly try. And now he is the mainstay of the Brazilian team and has the most expensive transfer value in the world – 222 million euros.
#4. Oscar
Oscar lived a miserable life in a slum – suburb of Sapporo city. Things were even more difficult for Oscar’s family when he was 3 years old, his father died in a traffic accident. But not so that he discouraged. He is determined to play football to the level he is today.
His talent soon manifested as a child, ever since then, he has always been eye-catching by the football giants. million pounds a year – a number that his childhood never dared to think about.
#3. Nani
The Portuguese winger experienced an intense childhood when he was 8 years old when his parents abandoned him and had to move to live with his aunt in the outskirts of Lisbon. Nani often takes place clashes between criminal gangs and police, football is his only passion.
Nani soon showed talent from a young age and he was signed by the Manchester United club for 25 million euros. At the moment, Nani is playing soccer firmly in the United States and money is not something that he worries.
#2. Diego Costa
Diego Costa’s childhood was associated with events that forced him to pick up every piece of bread to try to eat throughout the day. By age 16, he played street football like an amateur.
At first, Diego Costa also intends to join the gangsters in Brazil. But once a reportage on the lavish life of David Beckham, Diego determined to become a football player, opening the exciting adventure to this day. Diego became one of Atletico Madrid’s best strikers.
#1. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi was born in Rosario in 1987. Messi was born in a period of severe economic crisis and explosive inflation in Argentina.
His talent came out in 1995 when the unemployment rate in Rosario was 20%. The chances of success are very limited, the ambitions must be put on hold.
However, Messi went against the crowd, even though his father was just a steel mill worker and his mother was a part-time cleaner. At age 11, he was diagnosed with growth hormone gland disease and required at least £ 600 per month for treatment.
Of course, his family could not afford it. After that, a series of clubs in Argentina rejected Messi, only Barca was outstretched to help. At the end of 2000, he officially joined the Barca club. Nearly 20 years on, Messi has become one of the richest athletes in the world.


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    Hard work pays

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    wow good interesting

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    That is the reward of doggedness

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    But today they are wealthy

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    Interesting nice piece

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    God bless you for the time you brought out to share this with us

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    Thanks a lot for this.

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    This is really inspiring

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    Nice one

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    Hard work and consistency pays.
    They knew what they wanted and never relented

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    From grass to grace

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    Wow…this is amazing

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    Very touching

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    This is an amazing story

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    Nice one

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    This is inspiring

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    This is quite inspiring, to think Ronaldo actually came from a poor background is an enough motivation.
    Let’s continue pursuing our dreams and never give up on it

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    Nice exposure

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