Most football players do not reveal much about their religious practices. However, there are some players who have spoken openly about their religion. So many of these football players are Catholics. The Roman Catholic Church is probably the most renowned Christian denomination in the entire world. Below are five football players who are Catholics.
Cristiano Ronaldo has not been very vocal about religion since he became a global star. However, the Manchester United star is a practicing Catholic. He is regarded as one of the greatest football players in history.
2. Lionel Messi
The Argentine international recently completed a transfer to PSG during the European transfer window. The former Barcelona star is a practicing Catholic. He has even met with the Pope of the Catholic Church.
3. Gianluigi Buffon
He served Juventus for so many years since he began his professional career. Gianluigi Buffon is said to be one of the best goalkeepers in the history of football. He is a member of the Roman Catholic Church. He has also visited the Pope.
4. Edinson Cavani
He is mostly known for his service to PSG in the French domestic league. However, he currently plays for Manchester United in the English Premier League. Edinson Cavani is a practicing Catholic.
5. Sergio Ramos
Ramos is one of the most intelligent defenders in the history of professional football. He has won the UEFA Champions League title on so many occasions. The former Real Madrid star is a member of the Roman Catholic Church.
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