Footballers who have shown to be best players are usually awarded handsomely early in their careers.
Because of the financial stability they have, they may take on more obligations than the ordinary person their age, and some of football’s biggest players have done just that by becoming parents at a young age.
Take a look at five well-known footballers who fathered children while still in their adolescent years.
1. Eden Michael Hazard
He is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a winger or attacking midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Belgium national team.
During his peak years, he was widely considered one of the best players in the world, being renowned for his creativity, dribbling and ball control.
As a strong player at young age, he gave birth to his first child at the age of 19.
2. Jack Andrew Garry Wilshere
He is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Danish Superliga club AGF.
He came up through Arsenal’s youth academy and impressed from an early age. He also gave birth to his first child when he was 19 years old.
He is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team.
He has a son, Davi Lucca who was born on 13th August 2011, with former girlfriend Carolina Dantas. At that time, he was 19 years old.
4. Raheem Shaquille Sterling
He is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the England national team.
He is one of the famous player who gave birth at an early age. He gave birth at the age of 18.
5. Anthony Jordan Martial
He is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Sevilla, on loan from Manchester United and the France national team.
He also gave birth to his first child when he was 19 years old.