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10 Unknown Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo was kicked out of school at the age of 14.
Ronaldo may be good in boots on the pitch. But at age of 14 he was expelled out of his school. He was kicked out of school because he threw a chair at the teacher. The reason was the teacher disrespected him allegedly mocking his Madeiran accent. Ronaldo's mum Dolores encouraged him to focus all his attention on football. .


Ronaldo footballing career was almost over before even it began.
It was due to the heart surgery at the age of 15.
He had laser surgery to correct his raising heart beat A condition that might have forced him to give up the footballing career. Ronaldo's surgery took place in the morning and was discharged by the end of afternoon to continue his training few days later. .


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Top 10 Unknown Facts about Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

He was about to join Real Madrid
At the age of 10 Neymar travelled to Spain to discuss a possible move to real Madrid. He stayed there 19 days in the final selection camp where he scored 27 goals. Real Madrid were too impressed with him and want to get signed immediately. But in the last minute, Santos came into the screen and got stayed in Brazil..


Westham Prospect
He got lots of offers while he was playing for Santos. In 2010 the London Club Westham offered 12 Million Pounds for the 18 year old Neymar. Later Chelsea also made a try for 20 Million Pounds. The Offer from Chelsea was also turned down on the advice of Pele..


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10 interesting Facts about Lionel Messi

Started Career at 5
Messi started his career at the age of 5 playing for Grandoli, A local club coached by his father. Later, at age of 8 he started playing for Newell’s Old Boys. With Messi on their side Newell’s Old Boys lost only one match over a 4 year long period..


Diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency
At the age of 11 Lionel Messi was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency. The team Barcelona covered all the expenses for the treatment. Before this, Club Atlético River Plate from Argentina shown interest in signing Messi, however they couldn't afford the payment for the treatment. Then Club Barcelona came into the picture.
And the Rest is history..


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10 interesting Facts about Paralympics

Paralympic started in 1948
The first-ever Paralympics Games were held in London in 1948, Organized as a sports event for British soldiers injured in World War II. The first games were called 1948 International Wheelchair Games. The Paralympics are the second largest sports competition in the world, after the Olympics. .


History
After 1948 the game was held again at the same location in 1952, and Dutch veterans took part alongside the British, making it the first international competition of its kind. The first official Paralympic Games, no longer open solely to war veterans, was held in ROME in 1960.
The first official Paralympic Games, no longer open solely to war veterans, was held in ROME in 1960. 400 athletes from 23 countries competed in the 1960 games. The 1976 Paralympic games held with the inclusion of more disability classifications. The summer games expanded to 1600 athletes from 40 countries. The first winter Paralympic Games were held in 1976 in Ornskoldsvik, Sweden. .


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Kabaddi History
 

Kabaddi History

Though there are various sports, few traditional sports like Kabaddi will always have its popularity. The first form of Kabaddi were started from Southern part of Tamil Nadu, India. Kabaddi is believed to be derived from group hunting and village defense.
The modern standardized version with set of rules emerged through 1915-1920 from Maharashtra, India. .


International exposure for Kabaddi first received in Berlin Olympics in 1936. It was first demonstrated by the Mr. Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal from Maharastra, India.
Later in 1938 Indian National Games first introduced Kabaddi to a National Level Sport at Culcutta India.
The framed rules for the Sport came after the formation of All India Kabaddi Federation (AIKF) in 1950. These further led to the formation of Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India(AKFI) in 1973. .


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