Life could have been so different.
What if our football stars weren’t football stars? What if they played some other sport? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it?
Many of the world’s biggest footballers almost ended up in other sports.
In this list, featuring Manchester United stars Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney and Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale, Copa90‘s video takes you through 10 players that nearly pursued other sporting careers.
Can you recall any other footballer who could have made it in another sport?