Beginning a professional career at a very young age, most footballers give up academic education after school. However, there have been several renowned players over the years, who have gone on to complete a certain degree of education.
Here is a list of 3 highly educated football players.
Juan Mata is one of the most senior players at Manchester United. Apart from having a great playing career, he is also a highly-educated scholar.He has two bachelor’s degrees from the Universidad Camilo Jose Cela in Madrid. One is in Sports Science and the other in Marketing.
2.Edwin Van der Sar
Van der Sar is now a shrewd operator when it comes to making friends and influencing people in European football’s corridors of power.
Shaka spent most of his professional career as a goalkeeper in the lower divisions of English football. The Trinidad and Tobago international graduated from St Mary’s College, and his talent earned him a scholarship to Howard University, where he played college soccer. Shaka graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering.
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