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Why do Footballers Marry and have Children at young age?

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Marriage is a beautiful union between two people who get together for many different reasons chief of which is lifelong companionship.Throughout history, there are certain factors which are considered when it comes to marriage and financial stability is one of them.

Some reasons why footballers marry early are as follows:

1. Love.

2. Companionship.

3. The dream of most men maritally is to have kids that’ll grow and become of age while they are still young., so they marry early. 

4. Some of them marry because they come from a wealthy home and are financially stable, they don’t have to get some level qualification to get a job or save enough money for a family.

5. Some of them also get their girlfriends pregnant and decides to marry them out of love, while some, to avoid damaging their public image.

6. Some of them have already acomplished what they want in their career so decides to get married.

List of some footballers that married and had children early;

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1. Nicolo Barella (Cagliari) : Efficient in possession and highly composed, Nicolo Barella has emerged as one of the most highly sought after young midfielders in Europe following his displays in the middle of the park with hometown club Cagliari.With extreme maturity which belies his age, the 22-year-old is regarded as one of the most promising midfielders in the Serie A and also seems to exhibit the same maturity off the field of play, as he is already married with a daughter, while a second child is also on the way.

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2. Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta) : The 20-year-old Nigerian international goalkeeper was one of the youngest starters at the last World Cup in France and gave a good account of himself with some solid displays in the West African country's group stage exit.He had earlier represented the country during her victorious run to the 2013 U17 World Cup trophy held in Qatar. Although he acted as an understudy to the first choice back then.Having starred for LaLiga outfit Deportivo La Coruna since 2017, where he became the youngest ever foreign goalkeeper to debut in the league, as well as the second youngest to debut during the 2017/2018 season (behind Real Madrid's Achraf Hakimi), Uzoho was sent out on a season-long loan to Cyprus club Anorthosis Famagusta in January 2019.In December of last year, Uzoho tied the knot with his long-term sweetheart in his native Nigeria, with the ceremony attended by some of his international teammates.

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3. Eden Hazard (19): Eden Hazard met and fell in love with Natasha Van Honacker at the tender age of 14. Hazard left Belgium to play for Lille in France, and after Natasha completed her studies, she joined him. The childhood sweethearts got married seven years later in April of 2012, and now have three children together.Natasha gave birth to their first child Yannis Hazard on 19 December 2010, when the Belgian footballer was only 19 years old. Three years later their second son, Leo was born. The couple had their third child Samy in September 2015.Hazard comes from a family of footballers, with both his parents as well as his three younger brothers all involved in the game. Considering this, it would be of little surprise if his own children end up becoming professional players themselves. They certainly have the right genes for it.

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4. Frenchman Anthony Martial: has two children with his wife Samantha Martial. They have two daughters together, Peyton and Toto Martial. The Manchester United star met Samantha when he was just 17. After a year together, Samantha was pregnant with their first child Peyton, and Martial became a father when he was only 19 years old.

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5. Ramadan Sobhi broke out as an explosive forward while playing for Egyptian giants Al Ahly, which earned him comparisons with former Egyptian international Mohamed Aboutrika (which is no mean feat considering that the 40-year-old is widely considered by many to be among the best African players of all time).His performances with Ahly earned him a transfer to Stoke City in 2016, where he continued to impress, but could not save them from relegation at the end of last season which prompted his sale to Huddersfield Town.Things did not go as planned at the John Smith Stadium, as Sobhi struggled for game time and the 22-year-old is currently undergoing a loan spell back at Al Ahly.In 2017, the then 20-year-old married Habiba Ekramy, sister to Sherif Ekramy who was his former teammate at both club and national level.

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6. Hamza Mendyl is building a steady profile for himself in the Bundesliga as one of the fastest rising and promising left-backs, with his pace, technique and crossing ability earning him widespread acclaim.He joined Bundesliga side Schalke 04 in the summer from Lille on a five-year deal and has continued his upward trajectory, starring in four UCL matches as the German side booked their spot in the second round of this season's Champions League campaign.He is also a seasoned international, having starred in all of Morocco's matches in their group stage exit at the 2018 World Cup and has made 15 appearances till date for the Atlas Lions.Earlier on, he proposed to his girlfriend Marwa Ouhaly (A 25-year-old Moroccan model) in a Casablanca hotel in a video in September 2018 which went viral on social media, before going on to tie the knot in December of last year.

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