list of footballers with the top IQ in football
A Football player to an average person is one who is striving to survive and make a name for himself and his family. Some even feel that footballers are illiterate and opted into football just to make money.
While football is a physical sport and has its fair share of players with high IQs among the players. From the players reading a game to them interpreting the tactics, football is a game that needs knowledge.
Here is the list of footballers with the top IQ in football:
The Belgian-on-on- Inter striker apart from the bullying defenders has a massive bachelor’s degree in tourism before moving to his parent club- Chelsea-, he is also a real polyglot. Romelu is fluent in English, French, Dutch, German, Lingala, Portuguese, and Italian.
The Spaniard who is no more with Manchester United received a degree in sports science and finance. He is one of the most loved players in football today because of his simplicity and ability to relate.
The English defender is famous for his high intellect even in his school years. He is famous for his university diploma with“excellent” in mathematics, commerce, and information technology.
“Professor” Vincent Kompany
In addition to his steel football abilities, Kompany became interested in science and graduated from Manchester Business School in 2017 with an MBA.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan, an incredible footballer who is fluent in six languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Italian. The former Roma man has a Bachelor’s degree in Sports and Physical Education, studying Economics in St Petersburg and plans to become a lawyer after retiring
Famous for his tragic performance against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League. His coach-Klopp had made a statement “He is one of the most clever players I have ever worked with. He always shows his talent both on the pitch and in real life”
“Many friends of mine have become journalists and worked in big institutes. It is not a duty when I have to go to school when completing a football season. But academic knowledge helps me to have a different view about life” said Mignolet.
Mignolet is fluent in English, French, German and Dutch well.
The Italian center-back is a bachelor of economics seven years ago. And in April, he graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration with an absolute score of 110. Fans call “Master” Chiellini.
With an IQ of 170, Gerrard Pique is considered the smartest footballer in the world.