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3 Ball Boys That Became Professional Football Players

In the football system, there are ranks that a young footballer must pass before he/she becomes a professional football player, and one of these ranks is for a player to act as a ball boy on the pitch.

(1)Phil Foden

Current Club: Manchester City

Phil has become one of the best players in the world, but he had served as a ball boy for his current club when he was young. He had one dream when he was young and it was to be a star.

Phil Golden agreed that he dreamed of playing for Manchester City, Phil wrote on his Instagram page "I grew up watching and admiring this team, and now I'm playing for it. Anything is possible."

(2)Alvaro Morata

Current Club: Juventus FC

Alvaro started his career at Atletico Madrid, but he got popular while he was playing at Real Madrid. Alvaro started as a ball boy at Atletico Madrid and he also confirmed that he was an Atletico Madrid.

"I often went to watch Atletico play, whether that was a ball boy or as a fan" - Alvaro Morata (Source: BEIN Sports).

(3)P. Kimpembe

Current Club: Paris Saint-Germain

As a young player, Kimpembe has only been at one club which is Paris Saint-Germain. He joined PSG at the age of 10 and ever since then, he has always tried his best.

During an interview, He said "when I was young, we helped out with the players, we were ball kids and I was really in the heat of the action" (Source: LE Parisien, 2019).

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