Michael Ballack was born on September 26th, 1976, making him a Libra. Libras are known for their balanced, peace-seeking personalities, and for their excellent communication skills. They are incredibly persuasive and enjoy debating or engaging in conversation. They also take great pride in the relationships they build, striving to keep them full of mutual respect.
As the son of a former East German footballer, Michael Ballack was born in Görlitz, East Germany and has lived an incredible life of public service and success. From a young age, the determination of his father inspired him to become a footballer as well. At just 12-years-old, he had already taken up the sport, initially playing with the Chemnitzer FC youth team and eventually joining its senior squad, where he showcased his exceptional abilities.
At that time, the Iron Curtain still divided Germany, and Ballack scored the two goals that allowed his team to win against 1. FC Nürnberg and make it to the top division of the Bundesliga. His speed, agility, and vision made him shine, earning him the admiration of millions of fans in the process.
His near infallible footwork and ability to score glorious goals earned him a place in the German national team, and thus began a career of accomplishments and awards. Named captain of the German and Chelsea FC teams, Ballack earned admiration from teammates, coaches and fans for his tenacity and leadership on and off the pitch. His goals helped Germany secure first place in the FIFA World Cup and, as an individual, captured awards such as the UEFA Best Midfielder of the Year and the Player of the Season (Future Player).
Astrologically, Ballack’s Libra sign belongs to the air element and the seventh house of partnership, which allows him to bring out the best in anything associated with the diplomatic qualities that the sign symbolizes. The balance that Libras strive for helps them to act selflessly and without any ulterior motives, thus making them some of the most trusted and admired people in every field. This balance between idealism and practicality, favoring compromise and cooperation, was a great factor in his leadership abilities, and most certainly contributed to the success of both his personal and professional life.
As a sign of justice, Libras seek to maintain a stable, fair environment, and this same passion for balance and harmony can be found within Ballack’s character. Compassionate and extremely considerate, Ballack always sought to bring out the best in his teammates and guidance them to their full potential, regardless of any outside factors. His natural charisma and great sense of justice made him an inspiration to fans around the world, as he continues to share his immense knowledge of the game to this day.