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These 3 players have decided to venture into music
Sport and spectacle have always had a close relationship especially because of the lifestyle that some of its protagonists, like footballers. A clear example of this are some who have taken their lives beyond the court. This is the case of some of the stars of football that not only make us vibrate on the court but also with their music.
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1. Juan Fernando Quintero
The number twenty of the Colombian national team is currently playing an important role on the court as Argentina River Plate midfielder. However, he also had another passion. When he was 11 years old, he shared his childhood with his friend Maluma, both had a special interest in music and football, but their lives took different paths.
In football, Maluma only managed to play with the small leagues of the National Athletic team, while in terms of music. Quintero, on the other hand, became an excellent athlete. Additionally, the player has made his foray into the muscial sphere. Althoug he is not a soloist, he has collaborated with the Puerto Rican Luigi 21 Plus on the theme "Do not fall in love" included in the album of the year 2016, "Back to Basics", and also recorded with Landa Freak and Element Black the song "Cybernaut".
The number two and defense of the Brazilian soccer team and PSG (Paris Saint-Germain), during the final of the French Cup, suffered a rupture in the cruciate ligament of the right knee that prevented him from playing in the World Cup in Russia 2018 and distanced him from the courts for six months.
Even so, the joy of the player was not overshadowed by the situation, because in his social media accounts he showed all his fans the advances of his song "Suave" during the first weeks of his recovery. The subject promoted it as "Summer Hit of 2018" and launched it a day after the start of the world cup.
The central defender of the First Division of Spain and Real Madrid is another player who has also risked trying other disciplines apart from football. Although lately, Ramos has not only wanted to support his nation from the field, in 2016 the Andalusian premiered as an interpreter with Niña Pastori singing "La Roja Baila", official anthem of the Spanish team, for the tournament that ended up raising Portugal.
For this 2018, the defender composed and sang together Flamenco Demarco "Another Star in Your Heart". This song, not only already reaches the eleven million visits on YouTube but also encouraged the Spanish team in the World Cup in Russia. As a soloist, the player was only encouraged to release the song "SR4" a rap in which he tells his story.
LatinAmerican Post | Ana María Aray
Translated from "3 futbolistas que también son cantantes"