Interesting Facts about Players in World Cup – Latest Update

There have been fans club already made for the players of the world cup. This global sports tournament has garnered millions of fans that follow the sport events and the players that compete in it. Atromitos FC v Panathinaikos FC - Greek Super LeagueThe old saying goes that football is a funny old game. The aim is to prove that the saying never grows old. In the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the youngsters have the strangest and attention seeking stories in the game. It is time to share bit laughter and weird facts to qualify being a footie in “world cup”. The most successful players have the best formative stories.

Cameroon’s Charles Itandje is the only professional footballer that has been sacked for laughing. It was his consequence in Liverpool when he visited in 2010. He was punished for chuckling about something during a memorial service for the victims of Hillsborough. He was shipped out to Greece after the incident. After then, he moved to Turkey and gained success when he replaced Carlos Kameni as his country’s first choice goalkeeper.

Croatia’s Dejan Lovren is a fashionista! He runs his own fashion label which means that he sticks a logo onto shirts, hoodies and hats and promotes them by taking low quality iPhone snapshots of his teammates wearng it. Luka Modric and Franck Ribery have been the avid customers having owl symbols or sometimes, bird strands.


Mexico’s Carlos Salcido has partied with a transsexual hooker. He spent his celebration for Mexico’s victory over Colombia canoodling with a transsexual prostitute in a Monterrey hotel room. He was fined with $50,000 for the trouble he caused. He fled directly to London for Mexico in 2011 to protect his family at a robbery incident in his house.

Australia’s Jason Davidson used to get physically beaten at training. This is what happened on the club he joined in the early years – Japanese Club Seritsu Gakeun. The punishment for not bowing to club officials was to be struck in the face. If a player is late to training, he and the rest of the squad are forced to have their heads shaved.


Holland’s Memphis Depay nearly chose rap music over football. While he was making a history on football, he was in to his rap music but his manager Fred Rutten demanded him to make a choice which was football.

Iran’s Reza Ghoochannejhad loves to be a part of a philharmonic orchestra when he retires as a footballer. When he was younger, he learnt to play the violin. He practices this kind of craft everyday and dreams to be a classical musician when he retires.

baccaaColombia’s Carlos Bacca almost walked away from the game when he was younger. His story was a rags-to-riches where he hung up his boots to divide time between his two jobs. He was a bus conductor and a fishmonger on the seafront. He was 20 at that time. He was called for a trial in football by a team called Junior de Barranquilla.

The facts may seem odd but they prove that not even the best footballers demand to be a perfect person.

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