Category Archives: Sport Facts

Gareth Bale: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Gareth Bale, the Welsh footballer. Gareth Bale was born on 16th July 1989 in Cardiff, Wales. His middle name is Frank. His 6′ 1″ tall (1.86 metres). His footballing hero was Ryan Giggs. Gareth Bale made his professional debut at the age of 16 years and 275 days. He played… Continue Reading

Roger Federer: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Roger Federer, one of the world’s greatest tennis players. Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland on 8th August 1981. As a child, Federer played a range of sports, including: tennis, football, badminton and basketball. Roger Federer was a successful junior tennis player. He won the junior Wimbledon event in… Continue Reading

Mo Farah Facts

Here are some facts about Mo Farah, the British Olympic athlete. Mo Farah was born on 23rd March 1983 in Somalia, Africa. His father, Mukhtar Farah, is British and Mo moved to England when he was 8. Mo went to Feltham Community College and he was very keen on sports. He wanted to play for… Continue Reading

23 Michael Jordan Facts

Here are 23 facts about Michael Jordan, the basketball legend. Michael Jordan was born on 17th February 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. He is 6′ 6″ tall. Michael moved from Brooklyn to North Carolina when he was very young, and he went to high school in Wilmington. In high school he played baseball, football and… Continue Reading

Wayne Rooney Facts

Here are some facts about Wayne Rooney, the English footballer. Wayne Rooney was born on 24th October 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool, England. He is 5′ 9″ tall (1.75 metres). Rooney joined Everton’s youth team at the age of 9 in 1996, and he made his professional debut for them at the age of sixteen in… Continue Reading

Robin van Persie Facts

Here are some facts about Robin van Persie, the Dutch footballer. Robin van Persie was born on 6th August 1983 in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. His parents were both artists. As a youth he played for Excelsior and Feyenoord. He made his Feyenoord debut at the age of 17. He scored five goals for Feyenoord… Continue Reading

Neymar: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Neymar, the Brazilian football player. Neymar’s full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Junior He was born on 5th February 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. He is 5′ 9″ tall (about 1.75 metres). As a youth, he played for Portuguesa Santista and Santos FC. On 7th March 2009 he… Continue Reading

Laura Robson: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Laura Robson, the British tennis player. Laura Robson was born on 21st January 1994 in Melbourne, Australia. She moved to the UK when she was six years old. She is 1.80 metres tall (5′ 11″) and she is is left-handed. Laura became a professional tennis player in 2008. In 2007,… Continue Reading

Cristiano Ronaldo: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese footballer (soccer player). Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Portugal, on 5th February 1985. He is 6′ 1″ tall (1.86 metres). His full name is Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro. He has played for several different football clubs, including: Andorinha (Portugal), Nacional (Portugal), Sporting CP (Portugal),… Continue Reading

Jessica Ennis: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Jessica Ennis, the British Olympic athlete. Jessica Ennis was born in Sheffield on 28th January 1986. She won a gold medal in the heptathlon in the 2010 European Championships, the 2009 World Championships and the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Jessica lives in Sheffield and she is a fan of… Continue Reading