Cristiano Ronaldo: Local Madeira Boy to

Out Of This World

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The CR7 galaxy is 13 billion years old. Discovered by the University of Lisbon, the galaxy was named in honour of football’s biggest star, Cristiano Ronaldo.

He’s been touted as one of the greatest of all time, resurrected the Galacticos, and is the single most recognised footballer on the planet. All from a young man from Madeira who had the drive, ambition, and (let’s face it) talent to succeed.

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24 foreign footballers you’ve forgotten ever appeared in the Premier League

George Weah Twitter

Arguably one of the most competitive and entertaining leagues in the world, the Barclays Premier League attracts some of the world’s biggest and best players with the offer of huge financial rewards.

To date, the Premier League has welcomed 1,612 foreign players from over 100 countries including Oman and even the Seychelles but not all of them turn out to be a resounding success.

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Following in their father’s footsteps

Thomas Ince

It’s a well known fact that most young boys idolise their fathers and have a burning desire to please and make them proud.

This desire is no different for the offspring of some of the biggest names to star in the English Premier League who long to follow in their footballer father’s footsteps and make a name for themselves at one of England’s top Premier League clubs.

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They Score When They Want…

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It’s the greatest league and with it comes some of the greatest players. The Premier League has been thrilling fans for over 20 years and has an audience of over 4.7 billion.

That’s 4.7 billion people watching Rooney’s magical overhead kick, and Henry’s stunning finish against Manchester United. Tony Yeboah’s thunderous strike blowing Liverpool away. But with great strikes comes great strikers…….

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