Famous people’s private lives and their families are always interesting subjects for us to know about. We all know that like every human, celebrities have their ups and downs in life, which sometimes can be so interesting to know about. Famous football stars’ lives are the same. Therefore, many of us may wonder what their lives are like, behind the scene.
They say behind every successful man, there stands a woman. So, there is no doubt that behind every football player, there is a glamorous, hot wife or girlfriend and their supportive family. In this article, we’re going to look at 5 of the top football player’s wives and girlfriends, children and their parents.
5. Zinedine Zidane
Full Name: Zinedine Yazid Zidane
Date of Birth: 23 June 1972 (age 50 years)
Net Worth: $120 Million
Zidane Popularly known as Zizou, is a French professional football manager and former player who played as an attacking midfielder. He is one of the most successful coaches in the world. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Zidane was a playmaker renowned for his vision, passing, ball control, and technique. He received many individual awards as a player, including being named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998 Ballon d’Or.
Parents: Mother- Malika Zidane
Father- Smail Zidane
Spouse: Véronique Zidane (m. 1994)
Children: Enzo Fernández, Luca Zidane, Theo Zidane Fernández, Elyaz Zidane Fernández
Full Name: Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Date of Birth: 23 October 1940
Date of Death: 29 December 2022
Known by his nickname Pelé was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century. In 1999, he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. In 2000, Pelé was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). His 1,279 goals in 1,363 games, which includes friendlies, is recognised as a Guinness World Record.
Parents: Mother- Celeste Arantes
Spouse: Marcia Aoki (m. 2016–2022), Assíria Nascimento (m. 1994–2008), Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi (m. 1966–1982)
Children: Edinho, Sandra Regina Arantes do Nascimento, Joshua Nascimento, Celeste Nascimento, Kelly Cristina Nascimento, Flávia Christina Kurtz Nascimento, Jennifer Nascimento,
3. Diego Maradona
Full Name: Diego Armando Maradona
Date of Birth: 30 October 1960
Date of Death: 25 November 2020
Maradona was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. He won the 1986 world cup with the best player of the tournament (Golden Ball 1986) award.
Parents: Mother- Dalma Salvadora Franco
Father- Diego Maradona
Spouse: Claudia Villafañe (m. 1989–2004)
Children: Giannina Maradona, Diego Sinagra, Dalma Maradona, Diego Fernando Maradona Ojeda, Jana Maradona
2. Lionel Messi
Full Name: Lionel Andrés Messi
Date of Birth: 24 June 1987 (age 35 years)
Net Worth: $620 million
Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentina national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Messi has won a record seven Ballon d’Or awards, a record six European Golden Shoes. Until leaving the club in 2021, he had spent his entire professional career with Barcelona, where he won a club-record 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles, 7 Copa del Rey titles and 4 UEFA Champions Leagues. With his country, he won the 2021 Copa América and the 2022 FIFA World Cup. A prolific goalscorer and creative playmaker.
Parents: Mother- Celia María Cuccittini
Father- Jorge Messi
Spouse: Antonela Roccuzzo (m. 2017)
Children: Mateo Messi Roccuzzo, Thiago Messi Roccuzzo, Ciro Messi Roccuzzo
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Full Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro
Date of Birth: 5 February 1985 (age 37 years)
Net Worth: $690 million
Parents: Mother- Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro
Father- José Dinis Aveiro
Partner: Georgina Rodríguez (2016)
Children: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., Bella Esmeralda, Alana Martina dos Santos Aveiro, Eva Maria Dos Santos, Mateo Ronaldo