Players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Mikel Obi, and others give joy and excitement to millions of their fans who watch them live or on the television.
These players have gone to the zenith of their football careers because of their skills and ability to deliver for their clubs and national teams.
But there are some players who are also good in the kitchen the way they are on the pitch and YEN.com.gh takes a look at five of these world stars:
1. Kevin De Bruyne – Cake baking
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is said to have been baking cakes in his house and also taking them to his teammates to feel the taste of his handwork.
2. Virgil Van Dijk – Cooking and cake baking
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk is always interested in cooking for his teammates at Anfield as he is said to have worked in a restaurant as a pot washer before making it to the top of his football career.
3. Paul Pogba – Cooking fried meat and Italian food
Manchester United star Paul Pogba got himself an Italian personal chef who has been teaching him how to cook in the city of Manchester.
4. Daniel Sturridge – Cooking spicy chicken
Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge now successfully cooks spicy chicken with quinoa and vegetables thanks to his lovely mother Grace who taught him.
5. Lionel Messi - Cooking Meat
The skills of Barcelona star Lionel Messi is not only shown on the pitch, but stretches into the kitchen as the Argentina international knows how to cook meat.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Argentina FA made it clear that they will not give any player the No 10 jersey in their hopes of convincing Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi to make a return to international duty.
Lionel Messi is yet to announce his international retirement but the forward has told the FA that he wants to be excused from playing for the national team for the rest of this year.
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