Ferdinand, four other football stars that should quit football for boxing

Ferdinand, four other football stars that should quit football for boxing

The game of boxing is among the most popular sporting activities in the world considering the level of its followers, and also the characters who have gone to the zenith of their career in it.

The name of American boxer Floyd Mayweather and also British world champion Anthony Joshua are known all over the world considering their achievements.

Recently, former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand decided to seek another career in boxing, and the Englishman is now working out on the punch bag.

However, there are other football stars who act funny on the field of play due to their physique and how strong they are.

Becoming boxers at the later part of their careers won't be an understatement for these football stars.

Anthony Joshua, in his recent interview explained that the player he would love to face in the boxing ring is Ivorian star Yaya Toure considering how strong he is.

Italian striker Mario Balotelli is also known for his stubbornness on and off the pitch.

Here are a few others who we, at Tuko.co.ke feel would make excellent boxers:

1. Adebayo Akinfewa - British footballer

After Ferdinand, check out 4 other football stars that should quit football for boxing

Adebayo Akinfewa is known as the strongest player on earth (photo: metro)

2. Yaya Toure - Ivorian football star

After Ferdinand, check out 4 other football stars that should quit football for boxing

Ivorian and Man City star Yaya Toure (photo : Sun)

READ ALSO: I went into boxing because I wanted to prove myself - Rio Ferdinand

3. Mario Balotelli - Italian soccer star

After Ferdinand, check out 4 other football stars that should quit football for boxing

Italian football star Mario Balotelli (photo: CNN)

4. Danny Shittu - Nigerian defender

After Ferdinand, check out 4 other football stars that should quit football for boxing

Nigerian defender Danny Shittu (photo: sky spots)

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