In all sports around the world, we see players doing things before their performances. Some listen to a certain song, others have a way of doing their hair, or praying. But somehow, it becomes important for them to repeat that action every single time. Le’s see what some footballers do before their every performance.
9. Cesc Fabregas
The Chelsea and Spanish midfielder kisses his ring gifted by his girlfriend four times before each math. A combination of love, faith, and weirdness!
8. Kolo Toure
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The former Liverpool defender had a weird pregame ritual of being the last person to leave the locker room before a match. He once got into trouble for that. He, during a Champions League game against Roma, waited for William Gallas who was in between additional treatment and reached the pitch without the referee’s consent to get a yellow card.
Neymar has a sweet ritual to talk to his father just before a match. Be it face-to-face or via a phone call. It helps him to boost his confidence and calms him down. Just hearing the voice of his father makes him strong. His father has been ever present in his footballing career.
6. Luis Suarez
The Uruguayan kisses his wedding ring and then his wrist after every goal he scores for both club and country. Because on his wrist he has a tattoo with the names of his children and the wedding ring, well, that’s amazing!
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
The Portugal and Real Madrid superstar gets a haircut before every single match he plays. Even when there’s a three-day gap before games. Weird and stylish!