Ronaldo, Messi & Their Sons Both Born 869 Days Apart: Fact Check

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Ronaldo-Messi & Their Sons Both Born 869 Days Apart


Cristiano Ronaldo is 869 days older than Lionel Messi…astonishingly, Ronaldo’s son — Cristiano Ronaldo Junior — is ALSO 869 days older than Messi’s son, Thiago!

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Fact Check:

An interesting message doing rounds online since many years claims Ronaldo-Messi and their sons both are Born 869 days apart. They say the sons of footballing greats are separated in age by 869 days – the exact same age difference between their fathers. Although strange, it is a fact.

Ronaldo-Messi and Their Sons Born 869 Days Apart

Popular Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5th February 1985. The Argentine footballer Lionel Messi was born on 24th June 1987. The age difference between them is in fact 869 days. On the other hand, Cristiano Ronaldo Junior birth date is 17th June 2010 and Messi’s son Thiago Messi’s birthday is 2nd November 2012. Again, the age difference between their sons is 869 days. Pictures of the father-son combos in soccer often appear online.

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The popular father-son combos in soccer

Hoax or Fact:



869 is the magic number for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

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