Here are 5 professional footballer's turned boxers...
The former Manchester United defender regarded as one of the league finest defender took up boxing two Years after retiring from soccer, the 6 time Barclay premier league winner took up professional boxing at the age of 38.
The Former Premier League footballer, Leon in 2013 became a professional boxer. He won eight fights during his Boxing days and went on to challenged for both the English and Southern Area super-middleweight titles. He however lost the title later on.
The former premier league player in the year 2006, made his professional boxing debut . He won the super-lightweight king in 2014 by split decision. He however retired from the game and recently made comeback.
The former republic of Ireland national team from 2006 to 2009 quit football and only to switch to Boxing where she won gold medals at amateur world boxing championships
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