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Here are the Top 5 Best Footballers Who Have Never Attended School

When it comes to talent being one of the professions that people engage in to run their day to day activities, its probably one of the best occupations to earn you big. It does not matter whether you went to school or not as you earn as per your level prowess in the game. Here are some of the world's best footballers who didn't attend any class but were able to make it in life.

1. Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi is a professional footballer who plays as a forward and captains both Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentina national team.

Messi joined football at the age of six years. He used to play for Newell’s club in his hometown. He later got enrolled in the Barcelona youth academy. In 2002, he joined the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) signing for Barcelona where he became a very important youth team player thus never had time for school.

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a football athlete who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team.

Ronaldo took football as his school. His father used to be a kit man in Anorinha, a youth team in Portugal. He joined Sporting CP at the age of 12 and that's where his future started to shine joining Europe's top clubs like the Real Madrid, Manchester United and eventually Juventus.

3. Neymar Júnior

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, known as Neymar, is a well-known soccer player who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team. He is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world.

Neymar grew up as a five-a-side and street football player. His love for football improved his skills that why he has a 5-star skill rating. He later joined Portuguesa Santista, later Santos and Barcelona and PSG respectively. He never had a chance for studies.

4. Pele

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a former professional footballer who played as a forward. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled "the greatest" by FIFA, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century.

The Brazilian legend will be remembered in the football world for many things. However, Pele was a football star who never needed education to make the game beautiful. He never went to school despite being a football ambassador.

5. Ronaldinho

Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a former Brazilian talisman and current ambassador for Barcelona. He played mostly as an attacking midfielder, but was also deployed as a winger.

He never saw the need to go to school and choose football over school which actually paid well. He became the smallest man in his youth football club as he joined football at a very young age.

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