Thierry Henry

Attackers Had strengthened WHO FC Barcelona and Arsenal he is Thierry Daniel Henry is a French footballer WHO plays for the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. It was at Arsenal That Henry made his name as a world-class soccer player. In the long-time mentor and coach Arsène Wenger, Henry Became A Prolific striker and all-time leading scorer with 226 goals to lead Arsenal in all Competitions.

With the Catalan club's first awards in 2009 came They won the league, cup and Champions League treble. He went on to Achieve unprecedented sextuple by also winning the Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup and World Club Cup. Henry enjoyed the same success with the French national team, winning the 1998 World Cup, Euro 2000 and FIFA Confederations Cup 2003. In October 2007, he surpassed Michel Platini's record to Become the French top scorer of all time. Henry retired from international football after the 2010 World Cup.

Personal information
Full name : Thierry Daniel Henry
Date of birth : 17 August 1977 (age 34)
Place of birth : Les Ulis, Essonne, France
Height : 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position : Striker

Club information
Current club Arsenal
(on loan from the New York Red Bulls)
Number 12

Early Years
Henry is of Antillean heritage: his father, Antoine, came from Guadeloupe (La Desirade island), and his mother, Maryse, is from Martinique. For seven years, Henry showed great potential, prompting Claude Chezelle to recruit him to the local club CO Les Ulis. His father forced him to attend training, even though the child was not much interested in football. U.S. Palaiseau coach Jean-Marie Panza, Henry's future mentor, Followed there.

Club Career

Monaco (1992-1999) and Juventus (1999)

In 1990, Monaco sent scout Arnold Catalano to watch Henry in a match. Henry scored all six goals as his side won 6-0. Catalano requested That Henry complete a course at the elite Clairefontaine academy, and despite the director's reluctance to admit Henry due to poor school results, he was allowed to complete the course and Arsene Wenger joined Monaco as a young player. Subsequently, Henry signed professional forms with Monaco and made his professional debut in 1994. In his first season with Monaco, Henry scored three goals in 18 Appearances.

Under the supervision of the manager, Henry Frenchman named Young Player of the Year in 1996, and in the 1996-97 season, his solid performances helped the club win the Ligue 1 title. During the 1997-98 season, he was instrumental in leading his club to the Champions League semi-finals, making the French record by scoring seven goals in the competition.

It was at Arsenal That Henry made his name as a world-class soccer players, and although the transfer was not without Controversy, Wenger believes he is worth the cost of the transfer as a substitute colleague Brought French forward Nicolas Anelka, Henry soon formed into a striker by Wenger. It is doubtful dispelled he ended his first season at Arsenal with an impressive tally of 26 goals Arsenal finished second in the league behind Manchester United, and lost in the UEFA Cup.

Despite recording Fewer than goals and assists, his first season, Henry's second season with Arsenal proved to be a breakthrough, Because he Became the club's top scorer. Armed with one of the league's best attack, Arsenal Quickly on perennial Rivals Manchester States for the league title. Arsenal finished seven points clear of Liverpool to win the league title, and beat Chelsea 2-0 in the FA Cup Final. Henry Became the leagues top goal-scorer and scored 32 goals in all Competitions as he led Arsenal to a double and his first with the club's silver.

2002-03 proved to be another productive season for Henry, he scored 32 goals in all Competitions while contributing 23 assists-remarkable returns to the striker.  Entering the 2003-04 season, Arsenal are determined to Reclaim the Premier League crown. France led the league in goals and won the European Golden Boot.  This dip in the success compounded Arsenal failed again to secure back-to-back league title They lost to Chelsea in the 2004-05 season, although Arsenal did not win the FA Cup (Henry missed the finals due to injury).

2005-06 season proved to be one of remarkable personal achievements for Henry. On October 17, 2005, Henry Became the club on goal-scorer of all time, two goals against Sparta Prague in the Champions League Meant he broke Ian Wright's record of 185 goals On February 1, 2006, he scored a goal against West Ham, Bringing league goal tally up to 151, breaking Arsenal legend Cliff Bastin league record for goals. Henry scored 100 league goals at Highbury, a feat unparalleled in the history of the club, and a unique achievement in the Premier League.

The Gunners eventually lost 2-1 to Barcelona, and Arsenal's inability to win the Premier League for two consecutive seasons combined with the relative experience of the Arsenal squad Speculation That Caused much Henry would leave for another club. Arsenal vice chairman David Dein later claimed the club Had rejected two offers of £ 50 million from Spanish clubs for Henry before signing a new contract. Henry 2006-07 season marred by injury. Although he scored 10 goals in 17 domestic Appearances for Arsenal, Henry's season was cut short in February. Wenger Henry Caused injury to the protracted 2005-06 campaign, and insisted That Henry is interested in staying with Arsenal to rebuild for the 2007-08 season.

On June 25, 2007, in an unexpected event, Henry moved to Barcelona for € 24 million. Teams That I move "Henry left Arsenal as a club all-time leading goalscorer with 174 league goals, and leads all-time goal-scorer in Europe with 42 goals; in July 2008, the Arsenal fans. chose him as the greatest Arsenal player ever at the polls Greatest 's Gunners' 50 Players. At Barcelona, Henry was given jersey number 14, the same as that used at Arsenal. etapi with Henry Mostly deployed on the wing throughout the season, he was Unable to reproduce the scoring form he achieved with Arsenal.

Henry went to go beyond this calculation more integrated in the 2008-09 campaign, won the first trophy of his career in Barcelona on May 13, 2009  Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final. Barcelona won the league and the Champions League soon after, Completing the treble for France, the which combined with Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto'o scored 100 goals this season the between Them. Later in the year 2009, Henry helped Barcelona win an unprecedented sextuple, consisting of treble, the Supercopa de España, the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.

The next season, the emergence of Pedro Rodríguez That means Henry's only started 15 league games Prior to La Liga season ends, and with a year remaining on his contract, club president Joan Laporta said on May 5, 2010 That Henry. After Henry returned from the World Cup, Barcelona Confirmed That They Had approved the sale of Henry to an unnamed club, with players WHO are still agreeing terms with new club.

New York Red Bulls
In July 2010, Henry signed a multi-year contract with Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York Red Bulls for the 2010 season as the second designated player. He made ​​a full MLS debut on July 31 against the Houston Dynamo 2-2, two goals helped Juan Pablo Angel. His first MLS goal on 28 August come in a 2-0 win against San Jose Earthquakes. Red Bulls finally topped the Eastern Conference by one point over Columbus Crew before losing 3-2 on aggregate against the San Jose Earthquakes in the quarterfinals of the 2010 MLS Cup Playoffs. The next season, the Red Bulls are 10th in the league overall resource, and bent in the Conference Semi-finals MLSMLS Cup Playoffs 2011 Playoffs.

International Career
Henry has a Successful career with the French national team, won the first of his 123 caps in June 1997, it's good form for Monaco was rewarded with a call-up for the Under 20 national team of France, where he played at the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship team with a future partner William Gallas and David Trezeguet Within four months., France head coach Aimé Jacquet Called Henry is up to the senior team. Although Henry is an unknown quantity at international level, he ended the tournament as France's top scorer with three goals.

France then won the match in extra time following a converted penalty kick by Zinedine Zidane. France went on to defeat Italy in extra time in the finals, Henry get the second major international medal. During the tournament, Henry was elected man-of-the-match in three games, including the final against Italy. Cup 2002 World Cup featuring a stunning early exit for Both Henry and France as defending champions knocked out were the resource persons in the group stage after failing to score in all three games, France lost Their first match in group play and Henry. France lost 2-0 to Denmark.

Henry's return to form for his country in the Confederations Cup 2003. Despite playing without team stalwarts Zidane and Patrick Vieira, France won, in large part due to Henry's outstanding play, the which he was named the Worst by the FIFA Technical Study Group in three of the five-French match. tournament top scorer with four goals. At Euro 2004, Henry played in France throughout the match and scored two goals. Cup Henry remained as one of the automatic starter in the squad.

On October 13, 2007, Henry scored his 41st against the Faroe Islands, joining Michel Platini as the top goalscorer of all time-states. On June 3, 2008, Henry made his 100th appearance for the national team in a match against Columbia, France Became the sixth player ever reach That milestone.

Henry did not feature in the initial line-up for France in World Cup 2010. France draw in Their first match against Uruguay, and lost 2-0 in Their second match against Mexico. In the final group match against host-nation South Africa. Where Henry came as a second half substitute, France lost 2-1 and were the resource persons knocked out of the tournament. He then Announced his retirement from international football, having won 123 caps and scored 51 goals for Les Bleus.

Personal and Family Life
Henry is married to model Nicole Merry Home, Claire's real name, on July 5, 2003. When Henry was still at Arsenal, he also Bought a house in Hampstead, North London. However, shortly after his transfer to Barcelona, he Announced That Henry and his wife are divorcing;. Henry is now dating Andrea Rajačić Bosnian model. As a fan of the National Basketball Association (NBA), Henry is Often seen with friends Tony Parker at games  note playing football

Henry is a member of UNICEF-FIFA squad, where together with other professional footballers he Appeared in a series of TV show seen by Hundreds of Millions of fans around the world During 2002 and 2006 World Cup.

Other Work
Along with 45 other football players, Henry took part in FIFA's "Live for Love States" in 2002. The Henry also supports the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

In 2006, Henry is rated as the Most Valuable football player in the world's ninth commercial, as well as being the eighth Richest Premier League players, with £ 21 million.

Henry featured in the Renault Clio advertisements in the which he popularized the term va-va-VOOM, the which means "life" or "passion".

In 2004, Henry signed a contract with sports giant Nike. Henry is also featured in "The Secret Tournament" Nike ad along with 24 players including Ljungberg soccer superstar, Ronaldinho, and Francesco Totti. Along with the 2006 World Cup, Henry also featured in Nike's Joga Bonito campaign, Portuguese for "beautiful game".

Henry's deal with Nike ended after the 2006 World Cup, he signed a deal with Reebok to Appear in Their campaign 'I Am' As part of the "frame" Reebok Entertainment series., Henry was the star of a half-hour episodes of That detailed the manufacture of an advertisement about Henry directed by Spanish actress Paz Vega.

In 2011 Henry switched to Puma shoes, first wear brand in the 2011 MLS All Stars game against Manchester United, before announcing a multi-year partnership to Puma for performance and lifestyle footwear and apparel sponsor.

For Reasons of recognition, Derek Jeter Appeared in Henry's place in the ad was broadcast in North America. In reaction to the Controversy following the Franco-Irish handball World Cup 2010 qualifiers, Gillette faced boycotts and accusations of Champions poster version of French medicine, but later released a statement of support for Henry.

In version 2008, Henry Appeared in Pepsi ads Universe along with Ljungberg, Beckham, Cesc Fabregas, Steven Gerrard and Lionel Messi

Awards and Honors

    Ligue 1 (1) : 1996-97
    Trophee des champions (1) : 1997

    Premier League (2) : 2001-02, 2003-04
    FA Cup (3) : 2002, 2003, 2005
    FA Community Shield (2) : 2002, 2004

    La Liga (2) : 2008-09, 2009-10
    Copa del Rey (1) : 2008-09
    Supercopa de España (1) : 2009
    UEFA Champions League (1) : 2008-09
    UEFA Super Cup (1) : 2009
    FIFA Club World Cup (1) : 2009

New York Red Bulls
    MLS Eastern Conference (1) : 2010
    Atlantic Cup (1) : 2011
    Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic (1) : 2010
    Emirates Cup (1) : 2011

    FIFA World Cup
        Winner : France 1998
        Runners-up : Germany 2006
    UEFA European Football Championship
        Winner : Belgium & Netherlands 2000
    FIFA Confederations Cup
        Winner : France 2003
    King Hassan II International Cup Tournament
        Winner : Morocco 2000

A summary of Henry's individual awards is as follows
    UNFP Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year (1) : 1996-97
    PFA Players' Player of the Year (2) : 2002-03, 2003-04
    PFA Team of the Year (6) : 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06
    FWA Footballer of the Year (3) : 2002-03, 2003-04, 2005-06
    Premier League Golden Boot (4) : 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06.
    Golden Boot Award Landmark 10 (1) : 2004-05
    Golden Boot Award Landmark 20 (1) : 2004-05
    Premier League Player of the Month (4) : April 2000, September 2002, January 2004, April 2004
    Goal of the Season (1) : 2002-03
    UEFA Team of the Year (5) : 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006
    MLS Best XI (1) : 2011
    Onze d'Or (2) : 2003, 2006
    European Golden Boot (2) : 2003-04, 2004-05
    French Player of the Year (5) : 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
    IFFHS World's Top Goal scorer of the Year (1) : 2003
    FIFA FIFPro World XI (1) : 2006
    FIFA World Cup All-Star Team (1) : Germany 2006
    FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball (1) : France 2003
    FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Shoe (1) : France 2003
    UEFA European Football Championship Team of the Tournament (1) : 2000
    FIFA 100 : 2004
    Time 100 Heroes & Pioneers No.16 : 2007
    Classic Football Hall of Fame : 2008
    Premier League 10 Seasons Awards (1992-93 - 2001-02)
    Overseas Team of the Decade
    Legion d'Honneur : 1998

Henry has received many plaudits and awards in his football career. He was runner-up for the 2003 and 2004 FIFA World Player of the Year awards; in Those two seasons, he also won back-to-back PFA Players' Player of the Year titles. Henry is the only player ever to have won the FWA Footballer of the Year three times (2003, 2004, 2006), and the French Player of the Year on a record four Occasions. Henry was voted into the Premier League Overseas Team of the Decade in the 10 Seasons Awards poll in 2003, and in 2004 he was named by football legend Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers.

In terms of goal-scoring awards, Henry was the European Golden Boot winner in 2004 and 2005 (sharing it with Villarreal's Diego Forlan in 2005) and is the first ever player to retain the award. Henry was also the top goal- scorer in the Premier League for a record four seasons (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006). In 2006, he Became the first player to score more than 20 goals in the league for five consecutive seasons (2002 to 2006). Henry is currently third in the list of all-time Premier League goal-Scorers, behind Alan Shearer and Andy Cole. Given his accomplishments, France's all-time goal-scorer was in his prime regarded by many coaches, footballers and pundits as one of the best footballers in the world. In November 2007, he was ranked 33rd on the Association of Football Statisticians' compendium for "Greatest Ever footballers". Their former Arsenal fans honoured player in 2008, declaring Henry the greatest Arsenal player. In 2008 two other surveys, Henry emerged as the Premier League favorite player of all time 32.000 Among people surveyed in the Barclays 2008 Global Fan Report. In 2009, Henry was voted the best Premier League player of the 2000s. On 10 December 2011, Arsenal unveiled A bronze statue of Henry at the Emirates Stadium as part of its 125th anniversary Celebrations.

Ryan Giggs

Veteran Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs OBE Joseph is a Welsh professional footballer plays for Manchester United's WHO.Giggs is the most decorated football players in Classic history. During his time in America, he has won 12 Premier League winners Medals, four FA Cup winners Medals, three League Cup winners Medals and two Champions League winners medal.

Besides Giggs has received numerous honors in football as a name in the Football League 100 Legends (the last active player in the list), he was appointed OBE in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honours List, and inducted into the Home of Football Hall of Fame in 2005 , for services to Home Football.

Personal information
Full name : Ryan Joseph Giggs
Date of birth : 29 November 1973 (age 38)
Place of birth : Cardiff, Wales
Height : 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position : Midfielder

Club information
Current club :Manchester United
Number :11

Early Years
David's Hospital in Canton, Cardiff, Danny Wilson, at That time a rugby union player for Cardiff RFC Will the which go on to become a Wales representative in rugby league, and Lynne Giggs (now Lynne Johnson). As the child grows Giggs in Ely, a suburb west of Cardiff. His younger brother, Rhodri, managing non-league Salford City.

After moving to Salford, Giggs Appeared for the local team, FC Dean, WHO was Trained by Manchester City scout Dennis Schofield. Schofield recommended Giggs to Manchester City, and he signed up to Their School of Excellence. Meanwhile, Giggs playing for Salford Boys Continued, WHO then reached the finals of Granada Schools Cup competition at Anfield in 1987.

While playing for Deans, Giggs observed regularly by local newsagent and Old Trafford steward Harold Wood. Wood spoke personally to Alex Ferguson is a spy, and Giggs finally Offered a trial over the Christmas period 1986. On November 29, 1987 (14th anniversary), Ferguson Appeared at Giggs's house with United scout Joe Brown & Offered two years at a school association. Using the name Ryan Wilson, Giggs captained England at the school level, playing at Wembley Stadium against Germany in 1989.

Manchester United First Team
1990-1995: Debut and early career
Offered Giggs was his first professional contract on November 29, 1990 (17th anniversary). As the youngest member of the American first-team squad, Giggs look to the older players like Bryan Robson for advice.  That season, Giggs played in a team That finished as runner-up to Leeds United in the final year of the old First Division before the advent of the Premier League. Giggs collected the first piece of silver on April 12, 1992 as the U.S. Defeated Nottingham Forest in the League Cup Final, after Giggs set up Brian McClair Had scored the only goal of the game.

At baseline, the 1992-93 season the first season of the newly formed Premier League, Giggs has ousted Sharpe To Become the first choice left winger United. Giggs helped United to win Their first division title above for 26 years. United won the double That season, and Giggs is one of Their key players with the likes of Eric Cantona, Paul Ince and Mark Hughes. Giggs also played for United in the Football League Cup final, where They lost 3-1 to Aston Villa.

At the end of the 1993-94 season, Giggs wins second consecutive title, and Became the first player in history to win two PFA young player in a row of the Year awards, achievement matched by Robbie Fowler and Wayne Rooney. Giggs proved to be a great goalscorer, with many of Those chosen for Various Goal Season award. It also has the distinction of being the last goal ever scored in an FA Cup semi-final replay as, from next season, the FA Cup semi-final was decided in one game, with extra time and Penalties if Necessary

1994-95 saw Giggs is limited Because of injury for 29 Premier League games and only one goal. A week later, Giggs signed on as a substitute in the FA Cup final against Everton, but United lost 1-0. On a more positive side in the 1994-95 season, Giggs did not get on goal twice in the opening Champions League match against IFK Gothenburg (won 4-2, although United ultimately failed to advance to the quarter-finals) and also managed a goal in the FA Cup fourth around a victory over Wrexham, meaning That he has managed four goals in all Competitions That season.

In November of That season, Giggs scored two goals in a Premier League match against Southampton, in the which United won 4-1 to keep pressure on the U.S. side of Newcastle WHO Actually go 10 points on 23 December, but finally overhauled by United in mid -March. Giggs is also in Addition to United's FA Cup final win over Liverpool on 11 May 1996, although Eric Cantona scored the games only.  The next season, Giggs Had the first real opportunity to shine in Europe. The next season, Giggs missed many games due to injury, but he is fit Pls looks very good and he played in United's second cup final of the season Giggs is also the worst as United beat Palmeiras 1-0 to claim the Intercontinental Cup That year

Giggs Became The Longest serving United players Denis Irwin left in May 2002, and he Became an Important Part of the club, though still in his twenties. United's Premier League champions in three of the four following seasons, treble and reach the Champions League quarter-finals three times and the semi-finals once.

In the 2007-08 season, Alex Ferguson adopted a rotation system the between Giggs. Giggs scored his 100th league goal for United against Derby County on December 8, 2007, the U.S. won 4-1 More landmarks have been achieved. Giggs scored the second goal in the match, sealing, and United's tenth Premier League title. Ten days later, on May 21, 2008, Giggs broke Bobby Charlton's appearance record for United Pls it comes as a 87th minute substitute for Paul Scholes in the Champions League Final against Chelsea. United won the final, beating Chelsea 6-5 on Penalties after a 1-1 draw after extra time, Giggs wins commute with sudden death.

Which Will expire in June 2009 After a Successful season, Giggs was short-listed along with four other teammates Manchester United for the PFA Player of the Year. On April 26, 2009, Giggs received the award, despite having only started twelve games of the season 9:08 (at the time received a trophy).  Giggs made his 800th appearance for Manchester United on April 29, 2009, in a 1-0 semifinal victory over Arsenal in the Champions League. On May 16, 2009, Manchester United won the Premier League after a 0-0 draw against Arsenal, Both United and his 11th title Giggs' Premier League. Giggs scored his first Manchester United hat-trick in a pre-season friendly against Hangzhou Greentown after coming on as a second half substitute

On September 12, 2009, Giggs made his 700th start for United. Giggs scored his 150th goal for United, only nine players to do it for the club, against Wolfsburg in his first Champions League game this season. On November 28, 2009, ahead of the 36th anniversary of her, Giggs scored his 100th Premier League - all for Manchester United - scored the last goal in a 4-1 win over Portsmouth at Fratton Park, and Became only the 17th player to reach The milestones in the Premier League.

On 12 December 2009, Giggs surpassed outfield record 'compatriot Gary Speed of 535 Premier League games. On December 31, 2009, Giggs was named the Best Manchester United Player of the Decade. On 24 April 2010, Giggs scored the first penalty ever league goal of his career in his 900th game, netting two Penalties in a 3-1 home victory over Tottenham Hotspur. On August 16, 2010, Giggs Continued his record of scoring in every Premier League season since the start he scored United's third goal in Their 3-0 home victory over Newcastle United in the opening fixtures Their new campaign.

On January 17, 2011, Giggs reaches 600 leagues Appearances (all for Manchester United), as he played to a goalless draw against Tottenham Their at White Hart Lane. Giggs signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester United on February 18, keeping him at the club until June 2012 On March 6, 2011., Manchester United's Giggs surpassed Bobby Charlton's league appearance record by playing 607 games against Liverpool. On April 26, against Schalke 04 in the Champions League Semi-Final First Leg, Giggs scored the first goal of graduating Wayne Rooney, also making him the oldest goal scorer in Champions League history to date. Giggs is also playing in the 2011 Champions League final, where Manchester United were the resource persons Defeated 3-1 by Barcelona.

Giggs made the first start the 2011-12 season in the Champions League away at Benfica. On 19 November, Giggs played in a league game in his native Wales for the first time in a distinguished career against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium in United's 1-0 victory. Giggs maintains his record of scoring in every Premier League season by scoring 22 past United's third goal against Fulham at Craven Cottage in a 5-0 win on December 21, his first season in the league.

International Career
Born in Cardiff to Welsh parents, Giggs Represented Wales at international level. As a young child, Giggs captained England school children. Contrary to popular belief, he never qualified for the full England team (eligibility at the school level depends solely on the school site, at Moorside High School Giggs 'case' in Salford) He has Stated.

During the 2006 World Cup qualifiers against Azerbaijan on October 12, 2005, Giggs scored a rare double in a 2-0 win, but Welsh failed to reach the play-offs. In September 2006, he played in a friendly against Brazil at White Hart Lane. That view that, after a 2-0 win for Brazil, Brazil coach Dunga paid Giggs compliment by stating he would not look out of place playing for the five-time world champion with stars Such as Kaka and Ronaldinho.

After his international debut in 1991 against Germany, Giggs did not attend a friendly international until some nine years later, after the which he missed 18 games in a row is more friendly. Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has a policy of refusing to release players for friendly games.,Giggs Announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, May 30, 2007, at a press conference held at The Vale of Glamorgan Hotel, drawing the curtain on 16 years of international career.

Giggs has never sent playing for Manchester United and only once playing for Wales, on September 5, 2001 in World Cup qualifier against Norway, Giggs received a second yellow card on 86 minutes. In the same week, Giggs received a two match suspension from international football for deliberately elbowing Russian player Vadim Evseev in the face for the first leg of Euro 2004 play-offs. Violations are missed by the referee Lucílio Batista, but Giggs then charged using video evidence.

Giggs married his old partner, Stacey Cooke, in a private ceremony on 7 September 2007 They have two children, Both born in Salford:. Beau Liberty (known as Libby, born 2003) and Zachary Joseph (known as Zach, born 2006), and lived in Worsley, Salford, Greater Manchester.

In August 2006 Giggs was Ambassador for UNICEF UK, in recognition of his work with Manchester United 'States for UNICEF' partnership with the organization of children Giggs visited UNICEF projects in Thailand and toll the BBC: "As a footballer I can. '

Choking Order
See also: 2011 Classic commands privacy Controversy
In May 2011, reported in the sources of non-Classic is the medium That Giggs is the identity of CTB in CTB v News Group Newspapers, a footballer gets choked WHO anonymised orders in relation to alleged affair with model Imogen Thomas. On May 22, 2011, Sunday Herald, Scotland newspaper, published a photo of camouflaged from Giggs on the front page, with the word "censored" closes his eyes.

On May 23, 2011, order of choking Controversy sparked political, with Prime Minister David Cameron commented That the law Should Be Reviewed to "catch up with how people consume media today" On the same day., Liberal Democrat MP John hemming used parliamentary privilege to name Giggs as CTB.


Manchester United
Premier League (12) : 1992-93, 1993-94, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-   01,  2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11
      FA Cup (4) : 1993-94, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2003-04
      Football League Cup (4) : 1991-92, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10
      FA Community Shield (8) : 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010
      Champions League (2) : 1998-99, 2007-08
      European Super Cup (1) : 1991
      Intercontinental Cup (1) : 1999
      FIFA Club World Cup (1) : 2008

      PFA Young Player of the Year (2) : 1991-92, 1992-93
      PFA Team of the Year (6) : 1992-93, 1997-98, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2006-07, 2008-09
      PFA team of the Century (1) : 1997-2007 [68]
      PFA Players' Player of the Year (1) : 2008-09
      FWA Award Tribute : 2007
      Bravo Awards (1) : 1993
      BBC Sports Personality of the Year (1) : 2009
      BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year (2) : 1996, 2009
      Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year (1) : 1997-98
      Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year (2) : 1990-91, 1991-92
      Premier League 10 Seasons Awards (1992-1993 to 2001-02) : Overall Team of the     Decade
      UEFA Champions League Seasons 10 Dream Team (1992-2002) : 2002
      Wales Player of the Year Award (2) : 1996, 2006
      English Premier League Players of the Month (3) : September 1993, August 2006, February 2007
      Season Objectives (1) : 1998-99
      English Football Hall of Fame inducted : 2005
      Golden Foot : 2011

Commands and special awards
OBE for services to football : 2007
Honorary Master of Arts degree from the University of Salford for his contributions to    ootballand charity work in developing countries : 2008   
Freedom of City of Salford : January 7, 2010 He is a person 22 to receive Freedom of City   of    Salford.

Zlatan Ibrahimović

Tall players used to strengthen the WHO FC Barcelona Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional player plays as a striker WHO for Serie club AC Milan and the Swedish national team and he is the captain.

Ibrahimovic gained fame in Serie A, the benefit of his strike partnership with David Trezeguet. In 2006, he signed a contract with Internazionale Rivals leagues, where he won individual awards like Oscar del Calcio, the which Guldbollen, and was named in 2007 and 2009 UEFA Team of the Year, in Addition to finish as top scorer in the league in 2008 -09 while winning three straight scudetto.

Personal information
Full name : Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Date of birth : 3 October 1981 (age 30)
Place of birth : Malmo, Sweden
Height : 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position : Striker
Club information
Current club : Milan
Number : 11

Early Life
Ibrahimovic was born in Sweden to a Bosnian father WHO immigrated to Sweden in 1977, Šefik Ibrahimovic, and Croatian mother, Jurka Gravic, WHO emigrated to Sweden, where They first met. After receiving a pair of soccer shoes, Ibrahimovic began playing soccer at age six years, alternating the between local junior clubs Malmö BI and FBK Balkan.

At age 15, Ibrahimovic close to quit his football career, supporting work on the docks in Malmö, but the manager convinced him to continue playing. Ibrahimovic successfully completed junior high school in ninth grade.

Club Career

Malmo FF
Ibrahimovic signed his first contract with Malmo in 1996, and moved into the senior side for the 1999 season of Allsvenskan, the Swedish top flight league. Th Arsene Wenger tried unsuccessfully to persuade Ibrahimović to join Arsenal, while Leo Beenhakker also expressed interest in the player after watching him in a training game against Norwegian side Moss FK On December 22. March 2001, a deal the between Ajax and Malmö regarding transfer to Amsterdam was Announced That Ibrahimovic, and in July, Ibrahimovic Officially joined Ajax for 80 million Swedish kronor.

Ibrahimovic received little playing time under manager Co Adriaanse, but  Adriaanse was sacked on 29 November 2001, new coach Ronald Koeman inserted into the starting lineup as Ajax won the Eredivisie title Ibrahimovic 2001-02. The next season, Ibrahimovic scored two goals in a 2-1 victory over French champions Lyon in the Champions League debut was on September 17, 2002.

On August 18, 2004, Ibrahimovic injured fellow Ajax team of Rafael van der Vaart During an international match against the Netherlands, the which led to accusations from van der Vaart Ibrahimovic Is It deliberately hurt her.

Ibrahimovic moved from Ajax to Juventus for € 16 million. On 14 November 2005, he was Awarded Guldbollen, prizes Awarded to the best Swedish player of the year. The following season was poor compared with the first season; role in Juventus attack changed, he Became less of a goalscorer and moved more to the sidelines, taking part in the dramatic build-up, ESPECIALLY as a target player, and helped increase of numbers. The new staff tried to persuade Ibrahimović and other top players to stay with Juventus, but the player and his agent insisted on moving, with Raiola threatening legal action in order to release Ibrahimovic from his contract.

Inter won the league for the first time in 17 years. They finished the league with 97 points, league record, a feat Ibrahimovic Will go for a repeat at FC Barcelona. During the season, Inter also broke the Big Five European League record for most consecutive Victories, 17. Ibrahimovic played his 100th game in Serie A on September 16, 2007. Against Parma in the final league match day on May 18, 2008, he returned from a chronic knee injury and scored Both goals as Inter won 2-0, clinching Their third straight Scudetto.

Ibrahimovic 2008-09 season started brilliantly, hitting the back of the net in Inter's first league game. The goal against Bologna was voted "Goal of the Year". Ibrahimovic in season form has been eye-catching, with intelligent movement on and off the ball, and his death has been outstanding, as acrobatic pass against Lazio. He ended the month long goal against Genoa Drought, They Handed Their first home loss this season, making the Inter-only team not to lose at home in the league. In the final league game this season, Ibrahimovic scored two goals against Atalanta, secure Capocannoniere to Himself by Completing one goal in front of Marco Di Vaio and Diego Milito with 25 goals in the domestic season.

After Maxwell completed the transfer to FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed That there was an agreement in principle the between Barcelona and Internazionale for Ibrahimovic joined the club in exchange for Samuel Eto'o, plus the cost of Laporta. agrees terms with Barcelona with Eto'o and Ibrahimovic, Barcelona Announced Ibrahimovic Will Arrive on 26 July 2009 and underwent a medical test on July 27, 2009. Inter receive € 69.5 million, and part of the cost Inter (approximately 0.45%) have been distributed to the youth club as a solidarity contribution (except Juventus)

Ibrahimovic started the 2009-10 season with a competitive debut for Barcelona on August 23, 2009 by the assists on a goal by Lionel Messi, leading Them to the Spanish Super Cup. In the next competitive match, Barcelona won the European Super Cup 2009. In the third appearance, he scored his first goal in Barcelona's La Liga season opener against Sporting Gijon in a 3-0 victory.  On October 20, he scored the first goal for Barcelona in the Champions League group stage match against Rubin Kazan. Barcelona capped off 2009 by winning the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup against Estudiantes on December 19, 2009.

Ibrahimovic scored the only leg match Barcelona in the Copa del Rey 2009-10 first round of sixteen in the 2-1 loss to FC Sevilla on January 5, 2010. In his next appearance, Ibrahimovic scored a goal against VfB Stuttgart in the first leg UEFA Champions League knockout stage fixtures. He was sent on March 6 in a league match against UD Almeria, Barcelona draw in vain, and he was suspended for one game. A calf injury During warmups before the next league game after returning from suspension against Athletic Bilbao ruled Ibrahimovic out of Arsenal's 4-1 victory over second leg, in the which he scored two goals away from home, the return leg of El Clasico against Barcelona (which Barcelona won 2-0), and the next league match against Deportivo La Coruña.  Ibrahimovic finished the season with a sixth league best 16 goals as Barcelona break the world record for most points in a season in the league 20 teams with 99 points in 38 games.

On August 28, 2010, Milan Announced on Their official website That They have obtained the services of Ibrahimovic for the 2010-11 season. losses Cesena on 11 September, where he missed a penalty at the end of the game, and scored his first goal for the club Pls Milan beat Auxerre in Their first Champions League matches this season on Sept. 15. On November 14, Ibrahimovic scored in just a 1-0 win against his former club Internazionale in Milan Derby.

On December 4, 2010, in a game against Brescia, he was assisted by Kevin-Prince Boateng to give Milan the lead early and then scored the third goal with a powerful shot near the edge of the box to give Milan a 3-0 victory . All agreements the between Milan and Barcelona confirmed on June 18, 2011.

In the first official match of the 2011-12 season, Zlatan open it in the best way Milan scored the first goal comeback to beat Rivals city Internazionale in the Italian Super Cup. He also scored his first Milan in Their 2011-12 season in Serie A 2-2 draw against Lazio. He scored his third goal in the first three games in Milan's Champions League match against the Koruna club Viktoria Plzeň from the spot and assisted the second goal. Ibrahimovic justified his tag carrier Milan by scoring in many games, but still give a lot of assists.

He scored goals in the next UEFA Champions League match against BATE Borisov, the goal in Milan's 4-1 win over Parma and two more in Their 2-3 win over AS Roma, ending in October succeed. In a highly anticipated meeting the between Milan and Barcelona, Ibrahimovic scored against his old club to balance the game in Barca's 1-1 but eventually ran 3-2 winners at the San Siro.

International Career
Although Ibrahimovic is eligible to play for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, he chose to play for Sweden, the country of his birth. On October 7, 2001, he made his first competitive match in 2002 World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan, scored in a 3-0 victory. Ibrahimovic is part of the Swedish 2002 FIFA World Cup finals squad the which knocked out in round 16 by Newcomers Senegal.

Ibrahimovic was in the starting lineup for all of 2004 Swedish Euro matches. He scored a penalty in a 5-0 win against Bulgaria and rounded off a good performance against Italy by scoring the late equalizer. However, he missed a penalty as Sweden were the resource persons sent home after a shootout loss to the Netherlands.

During the 2006 World Cup qualifiers, Ibrahimovic scored four goals in a 7-0 victory away to Malta on September 4, 2004. Mellberg and Wilhelmsson did not appeal the coach's decision, but Ibrahimovic feels That it is unjust and therefore refused to take part in the next qualifier against Iceland Sweden and Spain. Ibrahimovic was Awarded the 2007 Swedish Golden Ball as the "State Player of the Year."

Ibrahimovic Drought ended an international goal, the which has lasted for over two years, against Greece in Euro 2008 opener Sweden on June 10, 2008, and the next match against Spain four days later. He finished the tournament with two goals as Sweden knocked out in the group stage by Russia.

Ibrahimovic scored in a 4-0 win against Malta on June 10, 2009 in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers. On September 5, 2009, he scored the second goal in the final against Hungary Puskas Ferenc Stadium in a 2-1 victory for Sweden in Their qualifying match. Towards the Euro 2012 qualifying, Ibrahimovic was named team captain on returning to the national team.

Personal Life
Ibrahimovic Had two siblings and three half-brothers. His old partner is Helena Seger with Whom She has two sons, Maximilian (born 22 September 2006), and Vincent (born March 6, 2008). Ibrahimovic received a black belt in Taekwondo at the age of 17, where he Attended classes at the club Malmo Enighet Taekwondo. Ibrahimovic speaks fluent Swedish, Croatian, Bosnian, language, and Italian. In autumn 2007, Ibrahimovic, with the help of Nike, self-funded a new soccer field in the streets of her hometown Rosengård: he Gives the play mat, goal posts, lighting, and modern Fencing.


      Eredivisie : 2001-02, 2003-04
      KNVB Cup : 2001-02
      Johan Cruijff Shield : 2002

      Serie A : 2004-05, 2005-06 (both repealed)

      Serie A : 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09
      Supercoppa Italiana : 2006, 2008

      La Liga : 2009-10
      Supercopa de España : 2009, 2010
      UEFA Super Cup : 2009
      FIFA Club World Cup : 2009

AC Milan
      Serie A : 2010-11
      Supercoppa Italiana : 2011

      Serie A Top Scorer : 2009
      Serie A Foreign Player of the Year : 2005, 2008, 2009
      Serie A Footballer of the Year : 2008, 2009
      Guldbollen : 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
      UEFA Team Year : 2007, 2009
      Swedish male Athlete of the Year : 2007, 2010
      Jerringpriset : 2007

wayne rooney

Manchester United have always succeeded in signing one of them is Wayne Mark Rooney is an English footballer who plays as a striker. He is currently playing at Manchester United and back using the number 10. He also played for the England national team, and use a back number 10 also.

Personal Information
Full name : Wayne Mark Rooney
Date of birth : October 24, 1985 (age 25)
Place of birth Croxteth : Liverpool, England
Height : 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position : Striker

Club Information 
Current club Manchester United
number 10

Early Life
Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool Thomas Wayne and Jeanette Marie Rooney (née Morrey). He is a Catholic of Irish descent and grew up in Croxteth with younger brothers Graeme and John, all three attended De La Salle School grew up a local supporters club Everton; .. his childhood hero Duncan Ferguson.

Youth Team
Rooney began playing for Liverpool schools until May 2010 and he holds the record of 72 goals in one season. At the age of nine years, Rooney played for the club Copplehouse boys' in the local Walton and Kirkdale junior league and scored 99 goals in his last season before being spotted by Everton scout Bob Pendleton. Rooney Entered in Their first team squad for training camp in Austria in the summer of 2002 and scored his first goal for the senior team During a 3-1 win over SC Weiz friendly on July 15.

 Manchester United
Rooney's agent harassed three years, £ 12,000 per week contract offer from bn August 2004, leaving Manchester United and Newcastle United Compete for his signature.  Rooney given the number 8 shirt upon arrival at Old Trafford.

Rooney as United's 3-1 win over Manchester City in the derby, where he scored the first game. Rooney scored more improved in the 2005-06 season, he managed 16  goals in 36 Premier League matches. At the end of That season, he has scored 14 goals in the league. Rooney collected the first medal in the Premier League title at the end of the 2006-07 season.

After being sidelined for six weeks, he came back 1-0 United win the Champions League group stage for Rome on October 2, the only scoring game. Rooney failed a total of ten games and finished the 2007-08 season with 18 goals (12 of Them in the league), Good as the U.S. won the Premier League and Champions League, in the which They lost to rival Chelsea in the league the first time the competition's all-Classic final.

On October 4, 2008 in an away win over Blackburn Rovers, Rooney Being the youngest player in league history to build 200 Appearances. On 14 January, after scoring the only goal of the game 54 seconds into a 1-0 victory over Wigan Athletic, Rooney hobbled with a hamstring disease in the eighth minute. Rooney out for three weeks, lost one game each in the League b, along with four Premier League matches. On April 25, 2009, Rooney scored league goals last season against Tottenham. States scored five goals in the second period to win 5-2 2-0 came. Rooney grabbed two goals, two assists and supply Establish That led to United's first penalty goal. Rooney ended the season with 20 goals in all Competitions. Once again, he managed 12 goals in the league.

On August 29, United played Arsenal at Old Trafford. Rooney scored the equalizer from the penalty spot after Andrei Arshavin Had put the Gunners ahead. The game finished 2-1 to Manchester United after Abou Diaby scored Himself five days later Rooney commented on a penalty against Arsenal:. in United's 5-0 thrashing of Wigan in Their final game of the decade On January 23, 2010, Rooney scored all four goals in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Hull City, the came three goals within 10 minutes of the match.

This Gives States a 4-3 aggregate victory, Bringing Them into the finals, it was the first League Cup goal since netting two in the finals in 2006 On January 31, 2010, Rooney scored his 100th in the Premier League 3. - 1 win over Arsenal for the first time in the league at the Emirates, ESPECIALLY his first goal against Arsenal in the Premier League also came. On February 16, 2010, Rooney struck his first goal in Europe this season, scoring two headers in the three -2 away win against Milan in Manchester United's first-ever win against Them at the San Siro. On February 28, 2010, he scored a header against Aston Villa (fifth in a row to the destination in a row) the which resulted in Manchester United winning the League Cup final 2-1 in the second leg of United's European tie against Milan, Rooney scored two goals in resounding 4-0 home victory, taking his tally to 30 goals this season .  big surprise Rooney was given a place early in the lineup States. Despite a 3-0 lead Munich won the match after two remote-net goal and Rooney replaced after damaging his ankle again. On April 25, Rooney was named PFA Player 2010 Player 'of the Year

On August 28, 2010, Rooney scored his first goal this season he netted a penalty Pls in a 3-0 home victory over West Ham United In October., Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said in a press conference That Rooney wants to quit the club. On February 1, Rooney scored two goals and assisted Nemanja Vidic scored in the 3-1 home victory over Aston Villa on 12.

February, Rooney scored an overhead volley in the 78th minute of the Manchester derby, proving to be a winning goal in a 2-1 win over Manchester City after the match, Rooney said it was the best goal of his career., Before Sir Alex Ferguson described the strike as best goal he's ever seen at Old Trafford. Two weeks later he scored the third goal in a 4-0 away win over Wigan, before opening the scoring in the 2-1 loss to Chelsea on March 1, Rooney. scored the second goal in a 2-0 home win over Arsenal in the FA Cup match on 12 March.

On 2 April, the U.S. came from two goals as Rooney scored a hat-trick this season in a 4-2 away win over West Ham United. This is the fifth hat-trick for Manchester United, while the second goal of the 100th in the Premier League for the club. He is the third Manchester United's Premier League scoring 100 goals, joining Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes.

 The game follows on April 6, see Rooney scored in just 1-0 away win against Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-final first leg goal He Followed this with another attack in the semi-final first leg against German club Schalke on April 26, second score of 2. - 0 away win. On May 14, 2011, Rooney successfully converted a penalty for United to equalize and give Them a 1-1 draw against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in the second match of the Premier League last season - enough to secure the division title a record 19 top for United, and give Rooney's fourth Premier League title medal winners

Rooney started the season with goals in the first league match at The Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion. Rooney won the man of the match, scored two free kicks, Penalties, and also donated helps to Nani.  Rooney scored in United's next game, a 3-1 home win over Chelsea but missed a penalty in the second round he ran Pls slipped and slid over the ball. On December 10, Rooney ends goal Drought eight games with a brace against Wolves in a 4-1 win at Old Trafford.

On December 18, Rooney scored the goal of Advanced home opener against QPR, so That Manchester United's fastest goal this season after only 52 seconds at Loftus Road. On December 21, Rooney scored his 130th Premier League appearance in his 300th Premier League against Fulham at Craven Cottage with long-range effort crashed off the post in the 5-0 win.

 International Career
Rooney Became the youngest player to play for England he got his first cap in a friendly against Australia on February 12, 2003 at seventeen, the same age at the which he also Became the youngest player to score England. Arsenal's Theo Walcott Rooney child breaks the appearance record with 36 days in May 2006. After a foot injury in April 2006 Premier League match, Rooney faces a fitness race for World Cup 2006. Rooney training with England in September 2009

Rooney red-carded in the 62nd minute of the quarter-finals for stamping on Portugal defender Ricardo Carvalho as Both tried to get possession of the ball, an incident That Happened right in front of referee Horacio Elizondo. States partner Manchester Rooney Cristiano Ronaldo openly protested his actions, and in turn pushed by Rooney. Elizondo sent Rooney off, after Ronaldo was seen winking at the Portugal bench. "Elizondo confirmed the next day That Rooney was fired solely for violations on Carvalho. Rooney fined CHF5, 000 for the incident.

The Euro 2012 qualifying went well for England Because They are qualified in first place in Their group, Because They won five games and three of the eight Pulled. Rooney scored three goals. After the match with Montenegro, England Wayne Rooney sent a personal letter to UEFA in the which he apologized and was sorry to Scuttle Džudović the which earned him a red card in the qualifying match against Montenegro in Podgorica.However, this European Football Federation (UEFA) punished The England striker with three games. Classic Football Association FA also invested a complaint to UEFA. On December 8, 2011, after the FA, UEFA reduced sentence.

Personal Life
Apart from Everton, Rooney also support Celtic.
In June 2011, he visited the Harley Street Hair Clinic and underwent hair transplants.
That annaunced in July 2011, that Wayne Rooney jersey is the best-selling sports products under the auspices of the Premier League. Manchester United's sales each year the between 1.2 million and a million and a half shirt, it is estimated That During the last season, Rooney jersey sold within A Few hundred thousand copies. Account is taken of the official jerseys for sale around the world, not only in England.

Rooney met his wife, Coleen Rooney (née McLoughlin), while Both were the resource persons in high school. The couple held a religious ceremony at La Cervara, a converted monastery near Genoa, although warned by the local bishop's office against the plan. Rooney donated the money for charity. While Rooney's house hunting in Cheshire after signing with Manchester United, he saw a pub sign That reads "Admiral Rodney", the which he misread as "Admiral Rooney." Rooney has a French mastiff, WHO reportedly Bought for £ 1.250.

Rooney's wife Coleen Announced on April 7, 2009 That the couple were the resource persons expecting Their first baby. Coleen gave birth to Their son, Kai Wayne Rooney, on November 2, 2009.
 Rooney's younger brother, John Rooney, also a professional footballer, WHO has played with Macclesfield Town, and in January 2011 signed a contract to play in Major League Soccer in the United States John was chosen by the New York Red Bulls.

Commercial Interests
in October 2010, Rooney dropped by Coca-Cola from one ad campaign in the wake of Allegations about his private life. On March 9, 2006, Rooney signed the largest sports book in publishing history with Harper Collins, the which him Awarded £ 5 million advance plus royalties for a minimum of five books to be published During the period of twelve years. The second publication, The Official Wayne Rooney Annual, is aimed at teenage market and edited by football journalist Chris Hunt.

In July 2006, Rooney's lawyers went to the World Intellectual Property Organization of the United Nations' Property to get the ownership of Internet domain names and, Both of the which Welsh actor Huw Marshall in 2002. Three months later, Rooney WIPO granted the right to

Allegations of Infidelity
Rooney reportedly Prostitute Had sex with Jennifer Thompson on Several Occasions in 2009, while his wife Coleen was pregnant with son Kai. Prostitute Helen Wood said Rooney paid £ 1,000 for a threesome with him and Jennifer Thompson in manchester hotels while Coleen was five months pregnant. Alex Ferguson suggested Rooney to Manchester United have suffered as he struggled to cope with intense media Scrutiny Surrounding her personal life Because of these Allegations.


Manchester United
       Premier League (4): 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11
       Football League Cup (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
       FA Community Shield (3): 2007, 2010, 2011
       UEFA Champions League (1): 2007-08
       FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008

       PFA Players' Player of the Year (1): 2009-10
       PFA Young Player of the Year (2): 2004-05, 2005-06
       PFA Fans' Player of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
       PFA Premier League Team of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
       FWA Player of the Year (1): 2009-10
       Season Objectives (3): 2004-05, 2006-07, 2010-11
       The purpose of the Month (6): October 2003, January 2005, April 2005,
       January 2007,
       March 2007, February 2011
       Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
       BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year (1): 2002
       Bravo Awards (1): 2003

UEFA Euro 2004 Team Tournament
       FIFPro World Young Player of the Year (1): 2004-05
       Classic Premier League Players of the Month (5): February 2005, December 2005,
       March 2006, October 2007, January 2010
       Barclays Player of the Year (1): 2009-10
       FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (1): 2008
       England Player of the Year (2): 2008, 2009
       Golden Boot Award Landmark 20 (1) style =: 2009-10


Former FC Barcelona player Who is very ready smile is Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaucho, is a Brazilian footballer WHO played for Flamengo and the Brazilian national team as an attacking midfielder or forward. He is twice winner of the FIFA World Player, Awarded to the best player of the year.

Ronaldo simply went by his first name after moving to Europe, thereby allowing Ronaldinho drop the "Gaucho" and go with Ronaldinho's name abroad. Before moving to Flamengo, he played for Paris Saint-Germain FC, FC Barcelona and AC Milan. 
Personal information
Full name : Ronaldo de Assis Moreira
Date of birth : 21 March 1980 (age 31)
Place of birth : Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height : 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1 / 2 in)
Playing position : attacking midfielder / Forward

Club information
Current club : Flamengo
Number : 10

Ronaldinho was born in the city of Porto Alegre, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul. After Ronaldinho's older brother, Roberto, signed with Gremio, the family moved into a house in Guaruja Richer parts of Porto Alegre, the which was a gift from Gremio to convince Roberto to stay at the club. Roberto's career was cut short by injury.

Ronaldinho football skills began to blossom at the age of eight, and he was first given the nickname Ronaldinho Often Because he was the youngest and smallest player in youth club matches. Ronaldinho was Identified as a rising star in U 1997-17 World Championships in Egypt, where he scored two goals on penalty kicks.

Today, Roberto acts as Ronaldinho's manager, while his sister worked as a coordinator of the press Deisi Ronaldinho Became a father for the first time on February 25, 2005, after Brazilian dancer Janaína Mendes gave birth to Their son, named João after Ronaldinho's late father .

Club Career 

1998 Copa Libertadores in 2001, Arsenal expressed interest in signing Ronaldinho,. But the move collapsed after he Could not get a work permit Because he is a non-EU players, the WHO did not play enough international matches.

 Paris Saint-Germain
In 2001, Ronaldinho signed a five-year contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain in the transfer of EUR5 million. Ronaldinho makes league debut for the club on August 4, 2001 Appears as a substitute in a 1-1 draw with Auxerre.

On March 16, 2002, Ronaldinho was recorded doubles in PSG's 3-1 win against Troyes Relegation fighters. He scored a league goal this season in the club's 2-0 win over Metz on April 27.

In the Round of 16 match against Guingamp, Ronaldinho scored two second half goals in the game after entering the game as a substitute for part-time.

Although the split was repeated by Fernández, Ronaldinho returned to the team for the 2002-03 season with the player to switch to number 10 shirt. Despite her appearance in her sophomore season with the club's underwhelming compared to the first, Ronaldinho look amazing with the club. On October 26, 2002, he scored two goals in a 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain Rivals Marseille Classique. In the game back, he again scored in a 3-0 win Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade Velodrome.

Ronaldinho is also praised for her performance in the Coupe de France he scored two goals in a 2-0 win over Bordeaux club in the semi-finals, the which included Paris Saint-Germain to the finals. For his performance, Ronaldinho given a standing ovation by the supporters of Paris. Although the performances of Ronaldinho, the club finished in a disappointing 11th place position. After the season, Ronaldinho said he wanted to leave the club after the club failed to qualify for the capital of any European competition.

Initially, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta Had promised to bring David Beckham to the club, but following the transfer to Real Madrid, Barcelona Entered the running for Ronaldinho and beat Manchester United for his signature in a reported EUR30 million.

Ronaldinho won the first league title in 2004-05, and was named FIFA World Player of the Year on December 20, 2004. In 2005, Ronaldinho received the honor a second consecutive year of the FIFA World Player of the Year, beating Chelsea's Frank Lampard and his fellow Barca player Samuel Eto'o. On March 8, 2005, were the resource persons knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League by Chelsea in the first knockout round, with Ronaldinho scoring two goals in a loss of 4-2. Ronaldinho with Frank Rijkaard at NASA's Johnson Space Center.Ronaldinho took the corner against Celta Vigo in 2005

At the end of the 2004-05 season, Ronaldinho has started to collect a number of personal awards. On 19 November, Ronaldinho scored twice as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0 in the first leg of the road in El Clásico. Two weeks Earlier, Barcelona won Had Their second straight La Liga title with a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo, giving Ronaldinho's first double of his career. He finished the season with a career best 26 goals in all Competitions, the Champions League 2005-06 and named Player of the Year.

On November 25, 2006, Ronaldinho scored 50 career league goal against Villarreal, then scored a second time with an overhead bicycle kick. He later toll Reporters That the latter is the goal he Had Dreamed of scoring since he was a child He scored one goal and set up two others in Barcelona's 4-0 Club World Cup win over Mexico's Club America on December 14., But was Defeated Barcelona 1-0 by Brazilian club Internacional in the final. Ronaldinho is still receiving the Bronze Ball award for the competition.

The next day, Ronaldinho finished third as the 2006 World Players FIFA World Cup winner behind captain Fabio Cannavaro and Zinedine Zidane.  Ronaldinho and Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi each captain an international star in anti-racism exhibition match in Venezuela on June 28, the which end in a draw 7-7. Ronaldinho finished with a pair of goals and two assists in what would be his last match as a Barcelona player in preparation for the Joan Gamper Trophy 2010, Ronaldinho sent an open letter to the fans and players of Barcelona, said That.

Ronaldinho played for Milan in 2010 Ronaldinho scored his first goal for Milan in a 1-0 derby victory over Internazionale Rivals on September 28, 2008. After a good start to this season, Ronaldinho struggling with fitness, and Often played off the bench to end a disappointing first season for Milan.

On January 10, 2010, Ronaldinho scored two goals against Juventus in the away game, sealing a 3-0 win for the Rossoneri. In the following match against Siena on January 17, 2010, Ronaldinho scored a hat-trick for Milan he converted the kick, scored with a header from a corner and finished with a wonder goal from 20 yards out.

On February 16, Ronaldinho played Their first match against Manchester United in the Champions League. He scored early in the game to give Milan the lead. Milan eventually lost the game 3-2, with goals from Paul Scholes and two goals from Wayne Rooney.

As of 13 April 2010, Ronaldinho was a leader to help Serie A with a total of 14 assists in less positive note., Ronaldinho missed three Penalties in the 2009-10 season, to add a kick That failed the previous season. Ronaldinho finished the season scoring two goals against Juventus, Luca Antonini opened the scoring and Milan went for the win 3-0.

After strongly associated with returning to his boyhood club Gremio, Ronaldinho to join Flamengo on January 11, 2011 with the contract expires in 2014. On February 27, Ronaldinho converted a second half free kick for Flamengo to beat Boavista 1-0 and won the first piece of silver with the team, Taça Guanabara. The goal to give Flamengo its 19th Taça Guanabara title, the Campeonato Carioca title two months later, the team also won the Taça Rio. On July 27, 2011, Ronaldinho scored a hat-trick in Flamengo a 4-5 away win against Rivals Santos, after lagging behind 3-0 in the first 30 minutes.

International Career
Ronaldinho is one of Several Brazilian players have played at every international age level. He was part of the first Brazilian team to win the World Cup U-17 World Championship in 1997, where his first goal was a penalty against Austria in the first group match, the which Brazil won 7-0. Ronaldinho finished with two goals and was Awarded the Bronze Ball award as Brazil scored a total of twenty-one goals while only conceding two.

In the round of sixteen, he scored two first half goals in a 4-0 win over Croatia, and finished with three goals as Brazil knocked out by Uruguay in the quarterfinals. On June 26, three days before the start of the Copa América 1999, he won his first cap for Brazil in a 3-0 victory over Latvia, and he scored one goal During Brazil win the Copa América campaign. Ronaldinho did not score in the finals, the which Brazil lost 4-3 to Mexico.

In 2000, Ronaldinho participated in the Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia with the Brazil U-23 team. Earlier That year, Ronaldinho took Brazil to win the Pre-Olympic Tournament, scoring nine goals in seven games. But in the Olympics, Brazil was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Cameroon, the WHO later won the gold medal.

Ronaldinho participated in the first World Cup in 2002, as part of a formidable offensive unit with Ronaldo and Rivaldo, WHO was also on the 1999 squad won the Copa América. The second objective is the goal to win the match in the quarterfinal against England on June 21. In the 50th minute, Ronaldinho takes a free kick from 35 yards, beating England keeper David Seaman to give Brazil the lead 2-1.

The next international tournament Ronaldinho Confederations Cup 2003. However, Ronaldinho is not scored any goals During the tournament as Brazil performed poorly and was eliminated in the group stage. Ronaldinho scored three goals in the tournament and tied with Cuauhtemoc Blanco as a tournament all-time scorer with nine goals.

Ronaldinho started in all five of Brazil's 2006 World Cup finals as part of the "magic quartet" the much-publicized offensive player, with Adriano, Ronaldo, and Kaka. However, the foursome finished with only five goals as Brazil disappointed overall in the tournament. On July 3, two days after Brazil's elimination, Vandals Destroyed immolated and 7.5 meters (23 feet) tall fiberglass and resin statue of Ronaldinho in Chapecó.

On March 24, 2007, he scored two goals in a 4-0 win over Chile, the which marks his first goal since the 2005 Confederations Cup final and thus ended scoreless streak lasted That Nearly two years. On July 7, 2008, Ronaldinho was appointed for the 2008 Brazil squad for the Summer Olympics as one of the over-age players. Ronaldinho scored only two goals in 5-0 win over New Zealand before the Brazilian was Defeated by Argentina in the semifinals. Brazil finished with the bronze medal after beating Belgium 3-0 in the bronze medal match.

Although it has returned to good form and being named as a member of the 30-man squad submitted to FIFA temporarily on May 11, 2010, he was not named in the final squad of 23 coach Dunga for Brazil's squad in South Africa for 2010 World Cup despite a deep desire to Participate in the competition. In September 2011 he returned to the national team under coach Mano Menezes in a friendly match against Ghana, to play the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory for Brazil. He then has the Brazil went on to win the game with the goal of Marcelo.


South Cup (1) : 1999
Rio Grande do Sul State Championship (1) : 1999
Paris Saint-Germain
UEFA Intertoto Cup (1) : 2001

La Liga (2) : 2004–05, 2005–06
Supercopa de España (2) : 2005, 2006
UEFA Champions League (1) : 2005–06

AC Milan
Serie A (1) : 2010–11

Taça Guanabara (1) : 2011
Taça Rio (1) : 2011
Campeonato Carioca (1) : 2011

Copa América (1) : 1999
FIFA World Cup (1) : 2002
FIFA Confederations Cup (1) : 2005
Superclásico de las Américas (1) : 2011

FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball : 199
FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Shoe : 1999
Rio Grande do Sul State Championship Top Scorer : 1999
FIFA World Cup All-Star Team : 2002
FIFA 100
Don Balón Award (2) : 2003–04, 2005–06
La Liga Ibero-American Player of the Year (1) : 2004
FIFA World Player of the Year (2) : 2004, 2005
Ballon d'Or (1) : 2005
FIFPro World Player of the Year (2) : 2005, 2006
UEFA Club Best Forward (1) : 2004–05
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year (1) : 2005–06
UEFA Team of the Year (3) : 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06
FIFPro World XI (3) : 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07
Golden Foot (1) : 2009

Antonio Valencia

  Ecuadorian Valencia made his debut in 2005 and scored two goals. Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, the Ecuadorian soccer player who currentl...