You know he's not the only one.

The original version of this article first appeared on fourfourtwo.com.

SHOPEE Singapore

You say he’s crazy. You don’t think he knows what he’s done. But when you scroll down baby, you know CR7 is not the only one. 

RONALDO NAZARIO

Purely coincidental: Ronaldo Nazario would later have a vasectomy to “close the factory” in his own words.

LIONEL MESSI

Purely coincidental: Lionel Messi has scored 3x more direct free-kicks than runner-up Aleksandr Kolarov among the top 5 leagues’ top free-kick scorers in the last 5 years. 

EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR

Purely coincidental: Emmanuel Adebayor has had to severe ties with his biological family in Togo having been drained by their excessive financial demands.

CRISTIANO RONALDO (AGAIN)

Purely coincidental: Cristiano Ronaldo opened a hair transplant clinic in 2019 which charges €4,000 upwards for one hairy session.

SHINJI KAGAWA

Purely coincidental: Shinji Kagawa’s career may have fizzled out since but he helped inspire a new generation of Samurai Blues including the bubbling Takefusa Kubo.

ZINEDINE ZIDANE

Purely coincidental: Zinedine Zidane proved himself to be among the game’s best managers with or without the rose-tinted glasses from his legendary playing days on.

DIEGO MARADONA

Purely coincidental: Diego Maradona was appointed the honorary chairman of now–Belarus Premier League champion Dinamo Brest in one of the most bizarre unveiling ceremonies atop an armoured vehicle.

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