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FOOTBALL FACT

Didier Drogba is not just a footballer in his home country, and helped stop a civil war in Ivory Coast after qualifying for the World Cup.

FOOTBALL FACT

Eden Hazard has a son named Leo. Garry Cahill has a son named Leo. Fernando Torres has a son named Leo. There is a lion in the Chelsea FC crest. Leo is the Latin word for lion.

FOOTBALL FACT

The World's First Football Club was the English Sheffield Football Club. It was founded in 1857 by Colonel Nathaniel Cresswick and Major William Priest, two British Army officers.

FOOTBALL FACTS

Ronaldinho first gained media attention when his youth team won a game 23-0. He scored every single goal.

FOOTBALL FACT

Mark Hughes once played two games in a single day; In the morning he played for Wales against Czechoslovakia in Prague, drove across the border, and then turned out for Bayern Munich in the afternoon.

FOOTBALL FACT

Ronaldo (the Brazilian) has never won the Champions League despite playing for 5 teams that did. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has also never won the Champions League.