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Kevin Love – professional basketball player

Kevin Love - professional basketball player

Kevin Love – professional basketball player

Kevin Love is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. As part of the US team he became the 2010 FIBA Basketball World Cup winner and Olympic champion in 2012. In the 2010/11 season he became the first basketball player in NBA history after its merger with the ABA, who scored 53 consecutive double-doubles.
Kevin Wesley Love was born on September 7, 1988 in Santa Monica, California. He is the second of three children. His father, Stan Love, is a former NBA basketball player. Kevin is the nephew of singer Mike Love from The Beach Boys. A year later, the family moved to Lake Oswego in Oregon.
Kevin played for UCLA for one year. In the 2007/08 season he played 39 matches.
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Aaron Rodgers – football player

Aaron Rodgers - football player

Aaron Rodgers – football player

Aaron Rodgers is a professional football player. He plays in Green Bay Packers team.
Aaron Charles Rodgers was born on December 2, 1983 in the city of Chico in Butte County, California into a family of Darla Lee and Edward Rogers. Aaron has English, Irish and German roots. From 1973 to 1976 Aaron’s father played football in the University of California. Aaron has brothers – Luke and Jordan, who also play football.
As a child, Rogers was engaged in basketball and baseball. At school he played in Pleasant Valley High School team.
He entered Butte College, located near Chico to play football for the local team. Jeff Tedford, head football coach of the University of California, noticed the boy. As a result, after one year in college Rogers received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of California and played for California Golden Bears from 2003 to 2004. During that time he set several records of the institution.
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Andre Ward – professional boxer

Andre Ward - professional boxer

Andre Ward – professional boxer

Andre Ward is an American undefeated professional boxer. He is US Amateur champion (1999, 2001-2003), Olympic light heavyweight champion (2004), world WBA champion (2009-2015), WBC champion (2011-2013), The Ring champion (2011-2015), world light heavyweight boxing champion (2016-present). In 2009 he was NABF middleweight champion. In 2011 The Ring magazine recognized him as the Boxer of the Year. His nickname is Son of god.
Andre Ward was born on February 23, 1984 in San Francisco, California. His father, Frank Ward, has Irish roots and his mother, Madeline Taylor Hervey, African-American. When Andre was still young, the family moved to another California city – Auckland. There he started boxing at the age of nine. The first and still the only Andre’s coach is Virgil Hunter. At school Andre was also engaged in American football.
For achievements in the amateur boxing Andre can be called a “golden boy”. From 1998 till the end of amateur career in 2004, Ward hadn’t lost any of the official fight.
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Andy Murray – professional tennis player

Andy Murray - professional tennis player

Andy Murray – professional tennis player

Andy Murray is a British professional tennis player, the first racket of the world in singles; two-time Olympic champion in the men’s singles, officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). He is the first Briton in the Open era, who won the Grand Slam tournament in the men’s singles titles (US Open 2012). Andy is the first British tennis player since 1936, who won the Wimbledon men’s singles (2013 and 2016). During his career he played 11 times in the finals of Grand Slam tournaments and won three times. Murray is a winner of 45 ATP tours.
Andrew Murray was born on May 15, 1987 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom. Andy started playing tennis at the age of three. His mother Judy is a tennis coach and his father William is a manager. Andy’s elder brother Jamie is also a professional tennis player. Jamie was the first player in the world in doubles, won Grand Slam tournaments in the men’s doubles and mixed doubles, won ATP tournaments for more than 10 times. Murray’s grandfather was a professional footballer.
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Wayne Rooney – English footballer

Wayne Rooney - English footballer

Wayne Rooney – English footballer

Wayne Rooney is an English footballer of Irish descent, the captain of Manchester United and the England national football team. He is recognized the best English player of his generation. At the age of 10 he began playing for Everton Youth Academy. In the summer of 2004 Wayne moved to the Manchester United for 25.6 million pounds. Since then, he has won five Premier League titles, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup and two Football League Cups. Also he became the owner of such awards as English Premier League Player of the Season, PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year in 2010.
He is the second in the list of top scorers in the history of Manchester United (245 goals). He is also the second in the list of top scorers in the Premier League (192 goals), and is the record holder for the highest number of goals scored in a single Premier League club (178 goals for the Manchester United).
In 2003 he made his debut for England. He is the youngest player to score a goal for England. He played in three European championships (2004, 2012 and 2016) and three world championships (2006, 2010 and 2014). He is the top scorer in the history of England national football team (53 goals).
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Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard is an English football player, attacking midfielder. He is the legend of Chelsea Football Club and officer of the Order of the British Empire. Lampard is considered one of the best midfielders and one of the best English players of his time. He is known for his speed and the ability to score goals. Lampard began his career in the West Ham United as well as his father. In 2001, he moved to Chelsea for 11 million pounds. Lampard is top scorer in the history of Chelsea (211 goals). On August 10, 2016 he scored the 300th goal in his career.
Frank James Lampard, Jr. was born on June 20, 1978 in London, England. His father, Frank Lampard Sr., was two-time FA Cup winner as member of West Ham United. His mother Pat died from pneumonia on April 24, 2008. His uncle, Harry Redknapp, is a football coach.
Frank studied at Brentwood School, which is located in Essex. Jodie Marsh was his classmate.
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Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson is an American wrestler and film actor, also known under the pseudonym The Rock. From 1996 to 2004 he performed in World Wrestling Federation / Entertainment (WWF / E). He is an eight-time WWF / E champion, two-time WCW champion, two-time WWF Intercontinental champion. He is also the sixth Triple Crown champion and the winner of the Battle Royal in 2000.
In 2000, Johnson wrote an autobiographical book The Rock Says, which debuted in first place in the list of New York Times bestsellers.
In 2001, he began acting in movies, and in 2002 starred in the movie The Scorpion King. His fee ($ 5.5 million) entered the Guinness Book of Records as the highest fee for the first starring role. In addition, Johnson starred in such films as The Mummy Returns, Walking Tall, The Rundown, Doom, Tooth Fairy, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2, Hercules, as well as in The Fast and The Furious.
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