LB presents the Full Story of a Football Elite who is best known as “The Organized Manager”. Our Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story plus Untold Biography Facts bring to you a full account of notable events from his childhood time to date. The analysis involves his family background, life story before fame, rise to fame story, relationship and personal life
Yes, everyone knows that he emerged from relative obscurity to become the second-most powerful man in football. However, only a few consider Aleksander Ceferin’s Biography which is quite interesting. Now without further ado, let’s Begin.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Early Life & Family Background
Aleksander Ceferin was born on the 13th Day of October 1967 at Ljubljana in Slovenia. He was the second and youngest child born to his mother Ana (an academic) and to his father Peter (a reputable lawyer).
Growing up at Ljubljana (his hometown) alongside his older brother Rok, Aleksander was a sturdy and stubborn kid who exhibited traits of commitment to duty, a fact his father Peter made known in the following manner:
“Aleksander was only four when he went for a walk with a dog. The dog wanted to escape back home, little Aleksander did not let go, the dog dragged him on the ground, but Alexander held on its leash and was dragged all the way home”
Asides early signs of commitment, young Aleksander knew how well to amicably solve issues bothering him and his older brother Rok, a trait for which the latter remembered was well utilized in winning them freedom from their parents’ decision to force Music on the duo.
“Our parents wanted us to learn how to play some instrument. They chose the accordion, but we hated it at first glance. In the hours of practice, we did not show any musical talent or effort in training. This went on for months to the dismay of our parents and discontent of our music teacher”.
Aleksander however figured how we could solve the problem. He suggested that we sell the accordion share the proceeds. This we did in strict confidentiality. Our mother later discovered that the instrument was missing but didn’t bother. After all, the house was more harmonious without the harmonious piece of instrument.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Education and Career Buildup
Aleksander had his basic education at a Primary school in Grosuplje where his mother served as principal at the time. While at the school, he was a pupil who never took education serious and constituted a nuisance with other students. Nevertheless, his mother (pictured with him below) had a soft spot for him and overlooked his misdemeanours.
At the end of school hours, Aleksander played football with his peers, serving in the capacity of a central midfielder. In addition to that, he was a supporter of Hajduk Split, which was one of the best teams in former Yugoslavia at the time.
Upon completion of primary school, Aleksander had dreams of becoming a seafarer but was instead, enrolled at Gymnasiums where he had his secondary school education. First was Gimnazija in Sticno before he left for Poljana Gymnasium in Ljubljana.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Road To Fame
1991 was the year which Aleksander gained admission to study law at the University of Ljubljana. While at it, he majored in the concept of Human Rights Ombudsman, a study that was only known by Scandinavian countries at the time.
For Aleksander, the road to fame after graduation was long and swift. He first joined his family’s law firm headed by his father Peter and took interests in representing sports clubs and professional athletes.
The activity of legal representations further saw him take formal interests and key roles in one of Slovenia’s most successful futsal club, KMN Svea Lesna Litija as well as amateur side, FC Ljubljana all between 2005-2011.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Rise To Fame
Waves of fame began building in 2011 when Aleksander was elected as Football Association of Slovenia (NZS) president in 2011, a role which he effectively managed with being a second and third vice-chairman of the UEFA Legal Committee from 2011 to 2016.
He finally emerged from relative obscurity following his election as UEFA’s seventh president at the 12th Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Athens in September 2016 and automatically became a vice-president of the world body FIFA. The rest, as they say, is history.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Relationship Life
Aleksander has been long married to his beautiful wife known as Barbara Ceferin. The couple first met while attending a wedding of their friends and began dating afterwards. They officially got married sometime around 1999 and have remained married ever since.
It is worthwhile to note that Barbara is a photographer by profession and owns her private gallery of photographs and books. She never ceases to admire her husband who she describes in the following manner:
“He is very loving, gentle, attentive, very protective like a man must be. Although he could be sometimes strict, I must admit that he has a very gentle soul which I fell in love with.”
Barbara marriage with Aleksander is blessed with three kids. they include Nina (born 1993), Neza (born 2002) and Anait (born 2005).
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Do You Know?
- Aleksander has crossed the Sahara Desert four times by car and once on a motorbike
- He was conscripted to fight in what is known as the Ten-Day War however, the conflict ended before he saw any action.
- Speak of combat readiness, Aleksander has a third-dan black belt in karate
- Asides speaking Slovenian, Aleksander is fluent in English and Italian,
- He is a lover of dogs and has three dogs each for his daughters.
Aleksander Ceferin Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts- Personal Life Facts
Aleksander is a passionate man who has the courage of his convictions in whatever he does. Added to the aforementioned trait are his exceptional social skills, sense of justice, perseverance, focus, as well as an extreme devotion to his family.
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