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Colin Farrell wanted to be a soccer star when he was younger. The 36-year-old actor - whose father and uncle were professional players for Shamrock Rovers in his native Ireland - always dreamed of following in his relatives' footsteps but had to give it up as he wasn't good enough. He said: 'I wanted to be a footballer, but I wasn't good enough. Certainly, when I was 13 or 14, I knew for sure that I'd dropped the ball, so to speak. 'I mean, my dad was kicking a punctured tennis ball up against the wall in his back garden from the time he was four, on his own, six hours a day. 'So by the time he »

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