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The Rise of Ronaldo – Cristiano Ronaldo

The Best You looks at the extraordinary career of footballing legend, Cristiano Ronaldo   Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, growing up in a working class neighbourhood in genuine poverty, the youngest of four children. His home by the sea was a small tin-roofed shack where he shared a room […]

Wayne Rooney: Just your ordinary genius? by The Best You

Variously described as brilliant, hotheaded, impulsive and a genius, we look at the man behind the legend that is Wayne Rooney   Wayne Rooney is the great example of a naturally talented player who, despite coming from a poor background, had everything in place to allow him to shine. Born on 24 October 1985 in […]

On the ball, off the pitch – David Beckham by The Best You

With David Beckham’s announcement that he is to retire from professional football, The Best You looks at the life and achievements, on-pitch and off, of this hero of The Beautiful Game.   One of the world’s greatest footballers, fashion icon, sex symbol, “Golden Balls”, England football team captain, half of Posh and Becks, loving father […]