February 5 happens to be a unique day in the world of football as two of the game’s superstars – Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Neymar celebrate their birthdays today.
Portugal captain Ronaldo turns 31 today while his fellow contestant at the 2015 Fifa Ballon d’Or, Neymar celebrates his 24th birthday.
As well as the megastars, there’s also Carlos Tevez, 32, Adnan Januzaj, 21, Patrick Roberts, 19, Vedran Corluka, 30, Gheorghe Hagi, 51, and Rodrigo Palacio, 34, who were born on this day.
Three-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo took to Instagram on Friday to show how he was spending his birthday by working out in a gym with his son, Cristiano Jnr.
Real Madrid also took to Twitter to wish their idol a happy birthday, while his former club Manchester United posted a flashback to his first goal for the club as an 18-year-old.