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Ronnie O'Sullivan

Snooker Player Ronnie O'Sullivan
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Profession: Snooker Player

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Widely considered the greatest natural talent and as one of the greatest players in the history of the game. He is the youngest person to win a ranking title - the 1993 UK Championship at age 17 - and the youngest to win the Masters, in 1995.

O'Sullivan is known for his rapid playing style, ambivalence toward the sport, his proficiency with both left and right handed shots and his mercurial temperament.

Born: December 5, 1975
Birthplace: Wordsley, West Midlands, England
Age: 44 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Events in the Life of Ronnie O'Sullivan

  • 2014-05-05 World Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby beats countryman Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14, the first of 3 world titles

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