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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 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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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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Unknown facts about Qatar : World’s richest country

Qatar is the world’s richest country.
According to the 2015 rankings of world’s richest country, Qatar stand on first followed by Luxembourg. This ranking is based on Gross domestic product (GDP) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), both of them compares the differences in the cost of living and standards between countries. According to Forbes the GDP (PPP) per capita for Qatar is $88,222 (estimated from 2009).
The earnings from Oil and Natural gas reserves makes Qatar the richest country in the world..


Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
Qatar is not only the first Arab nation to host the World Cup. But also the smallest nation to ever host the Football World Cup. The BBC reported the Qatar's winning bid of 2022 as 'A football Miracle'.
Qatar is going to build 9 Eco friendly stadiums for the championship, Some of them could host up to 80,000 people. Also Qatar has never qualified for a Football World Cup..


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Unknown facts about Zlatan Ibrahimovic; - Zlatanera

Zlatan the psychic
When he was 16, Ibrahimovic was given an English assignment entitled: "Where will I be in Five Years?"
He responded that he will be a professional football player in Italy, making big money. In truth, it took Zlatan six years to reach his first Italian club Juventus, But it was still a pretty good prediction..


Zlatan the Thief
When Ibrahimovic was a boy, he owned a bicycle that he treasured. The bike got stolen, so Zlatan started steeling himself. Once at Malmo, Zlatan cycled to training on a stolen bike which was then stolen from him. Zlatan stole another bike nearby and cycled home. Later that week the entire team was called into an emergency meeting. Apparently the assistant manager's bike had been stolen!.


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