Football is arguably the most popular sport and typical examples can be seen in many European Leagues where the stadium will be filled up by spectators who are expected to be entertained by the players.
It is expected that footballers playing in the top Leagues would take care of their faces considering what they earn, but there are some that unforeseen circumstances have made them undergo plastic surgery, and here we take a look at some known footballers who have done this.
1. Rene Higuita – Colombia
Former Colombia legend Rene Higuita
In 2005, former Colombia goalkeeper Rene Higuita revealed that he was tired of been ugly and this forced him to go for surgery which was successful as he wanted to improve his appearance.
Rene Higuita would be remembered for his scorpion kick when Colombia met England in a friendly duel in 1995 at the Wembley Stadium.
2. Wayne Rooney – England
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney
Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney is among the famous players who has gone for plastic surgery to change his appearance. Rooney has been criticized by many that his looking was ugly, and this forced the forward to go for surgery.
3. Didier Drogba – Ivory Coast
Ex Chelsea striker Drogba
In the year 2011, former Chelsea star Didier Drogba was forced to go for a surgery after been badly tackled by Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy in a premier League duel played at Stamford Bridge.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo – Portugal
Real Madrid star Ronaldo
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been said to be one of the best handsome footballers, but the secret behind his pretty look was the surgery he did.
5. Ronaldinho – Brazil
Ex Barcelona star Ronaldinho
Former Barcelona and Brazilian legend Ronaldinho was described as a bucked tooth wonder, and this forced him to go for surgery to change his appearance.
6. David Beckham – England
Former England international David Beckham
England and Manchester United legend David Beckham also did plastic surgery to change his face, and it was reported then that his wife was behind his action for him to have gone for surgery.