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Five Footballers Who Used To Be Ball Boys

Football is regarded as the most popular sport in the entire world. This is because so many people around the world really love the game of football. Football players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have become very famous over the past ten years. However, some professional football players actually started as ball boys. They gradually developed into professional football stars. Below are some football players who used to serve as ball boys.

1. Callum Hudson-Odoi

He plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League. He has also represented England on various occasions since he started playing professional football. However, the Chelsea star used to be a ball boy. Callum Hudson-Odoi served as a ball boy when Chelsea defeated Man United at Stamford Bridge in the year 2014. He celebrated a goal with Samuel Eto'o on that day.

2. Donny van de Beek

Manchester United secured the signing of Donny Van de Beek from Ajax last year. The Ditch midfielder has not been given a chance to shine at Old Trafford this season. This is because he has only made a few appearances since the start of the current campaign. However, it should be said that Donny van de Beek used to be a ball boy. He even took a picture with Luis Suarez before a football match.

3. Bernardo Silva

He has won some major titles since he moved to Manchester City some years ago. He is regarded as one of the most talented football stars in the English Premier League. However, Bernardo Silva began as a ball boy.

4. Brahim Diaz

Real Madrid signed him from Manchester City a few years ago. However, he did not perform well for the Spanish team. This is why he was sent on loan to AC Milan. Brahim Diaz used to be a ball boy before he started playing professional football.

5. Phil Foden

Pep Guardiola has praised Phil Foden on so many occasions this year. The English international has already won the English Premier League title in his career so far. He used to be a ball boy at Manchester City.

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