Football is a sport followed by millions of people across the world. And gone are the days when football was thought to be a game of extravagant and school dropouts. Currently, you will find footballers who have had forms of education.
Take a look at these three highly educated footballers.
Barry Horne was a football player for Everton, but he played for many other football teams as well. Some of these are Portsmouth and Southampton. And he was also a player for the Wales national team.Barry Horne got a degree in Chemistry while playing for Everton. And this has led to his appointment as a Professor of Chemistry in Kings school.
Arshavin has a Master’s Degree in fashion designing and is currently one of the most famous designers in his home country. So, the next time you come across Arshavin’s name, know that his talents extend beyond the football pitch.
He’s from a fairly well off family in Nottingham and was educated at Nottingham High School for Boys, but when he was just 16 he was offered the opportunity to go to Harvard University on a football scholarship deal.
Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, but Bamford turned down the offer when he realised he could pursue a career as a professional footballer.
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