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4 World class players who nearly died when they were kids

Here are some of the top Players who nearly died young.


Neymar almost lost his life in a car accident at the age of 1.Due to bad weather a car crashed into the car he was.He was found under a sit covered in blood but with no broken bone.

Currently he is one of the best player in the world of football mainly known by his flair style of play.

2.Frank Ribery.

He is one of the best striker in the World of football.The Bayern Munich legend had an accident at the age of 2 where the car he was in got struck by a lorry.This left him with scars on his face that are easily recognized but this did not stop him from bieng a great player


During his era he was unstoppable and he regarded as one of the best midfielder of all time. At the age of 18 he suffered an accident where he injured his spine but after 3 months the Brazilian legend recovered and started playing professional football.

He played for Real Madrid and AC Milan winning a balloon Dior in career.

4.Jonathan Lescot.

He was hit by a car and suffered severe swelling of the brain.He played for Manchester City winning the premier league.He has a scar on his head.

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