Year 2009 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 12 Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year for the first time at a ceremony in Zurich
  • Mar 7 Despite only being 17 years old, Brazilian soccer star Neymar makes his professional debut for Santos

Sports Stars Married in 2009

  • Feb 7 Actress and skating champ Kristy Swanson (39) weds 1993 World Pair Skater Champion Lloyd Eisler (45) at The Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Feb 14 Cricketer Martin Crowe (46) weds former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes (44) in an intimate ceremony
  • Feb 14 Victoria's Secret Angel model Adriana Lima (31) weds NBA player Marko Jaric (33) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Sports Stars Divorces in 2009

  • Jun 9 Elizabeth Watson (39) divorces MLB home run record holder Barry Bonds (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

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