Happy Birthday Ronaldo, Neymar And Tevez
Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr and Carlos Tevez has two things in common – first, they form a trio of leading strikers in football and second, they are born on February 5. And today they will celebrate their 36th, 30th and 37th birthday respectively.
Ronaldo debuted in league at the age of 17 in 2002 and rose to become one of the biggest footballers in the world by winning plenty of awards and recognitions. He has been five-time winner of the prestigious individual award Ballon d’Or. Also, he grabbed 31 major trophies including UEFA Championship Leagues titles in a short span of time. Once a striker of Manchester United, Ronaldo joined Real Madrid during 2009-10 season at a cost of 80 million euros.
Neymar’s name is collectively taken with Lionel Messi and Luis Suerez when they were called the attacking trio of Barcelona. But Neymar switched to Paris Saint-Germain at a high fee of 222 million euros. He debuted in football at the age of 18 and soon became the highest goal-scorer for Brazil.
Three-time winner of South American Footballer of the year, Tevez can perform different roles including that of striker, supporting forward and a winger. He also won Argentine Sportsperson of the year.
Other strikers born on February 5
Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Gheorghe Hagi, Billy Sharp, and Sven-Goran Eriksson are the other prominent strikers born on February 5. They have also played good football. Some of them are retired while others are still running with the ball.