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Footballers whose life stories should be made into movies

Movies that are inspirational and true can often pull at your heartstrings. Some footballers life stories deserve their own Hollywood movies.

Lionel Messi

GOAT or not, he is one of the greatest footballers of our generation, gracing the pitch with his incredible tricks and skills. But long before all this success, Messi suffered from a growth hormone deficiency which held him back from everything. With the help of Barcelona, he overcome this problem. And that somehow explains why Messi is so loyal to the club.

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Rickie Lambert

Lambert was turned down by Liverpool as a 15-year-old. In 2014, Liverpool signed the 32-year-old footballer, proving that age is never a factor to achieve your ambition. Not just that, he used to earn only £20 putting lids on beetroot jars and in the evening, he would train with Macclesfield before climbing the ladder of success.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic’s childhood was not a wonderful time for him. He had to deal with personal issues due to his parent’s divorce. He resorted to bullying and thieving when in school before finding comfort through football. A naturally gifted athlete, Ibrahimovic found immediate success as a footballer.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

In 2015, a documentary based on Ronaldo’s life was released but fans would sure love to see a Hollywood adaptation of his life on and off-pitch. Before being one of the best footballers in the world, Ronaldo grew up in a tiny bedroom with two older sisters and a brother in Madeira, facing a difficult childhood due to poverty. He continues his football training even though he was diagnosed with a racing heart.

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