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Cristiano Ronaldo plays for Portugal at international level and represents Real Madrid at local level. He was born in Portugal on 5th February, 1985. Ronaldo’s father was an addict and he died when Ronaldo was a kid. He had to financial crunches and he was kicked out of his school after he threw a chair at a teacher who mocked his financial status. He joined ‘Sporting Lisbon’ after leaving school so his boyhood club was ‘Sporting Lisbon’ from Portugal. Then he joined Manchester United where he established himself as a renowned young talent. He was tipped to become one of the best by his manager. He joined Real Madrid in 2009 for a record fee of eighty million. He won a champions league in 2014-15. This was Real Madrid’s 10th UCL.
Lionel Messi is from Argentina and plays for Barcelona at local level. He was born on 24 June, 1987. He had a troubled childhood as he had to face financial crises. He used to sell tea in the stands to earn money to support his football training. He had growth hormone deficiency in his early life and River plate refused to pay for his treatment as they considered it as too much of a gamble to invest so much in a kid. He signed his first contract with Barcelona at the age of just 16. His first contract was signed on a paper napkin.