Ramona Sarsgaard: Future Soccer Player?

04/17/2009 at 09:30 AM ET
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Believe it or not, acting was not Peter Sarsgaard‘s first career choice! He actually wanted to be a professional soccer player but “sustained a number of injuries” in the sport. “I had gotten a couple of concussions,” he explains, “and I kind of dropped out from playing.”

However, he continues to make the game a priority in life and is grooming his little girl to follow in his footsteps! Peter, 38, plans on teaching his and actress Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s 2 ½-year-old daughter Ramona all about the sport.

“Every child that I have must play soccer. I’m one of those people who’s constantly chipping the ball over the kitchen island trying to land it into a basket of Ramona’s toys — taking out wine glasses and things.”

Ramona is the first child for Peter and Maggie, 31.

Source: Daily Breeze


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Lis on

So are these two ever actually going to tie the knot? Or are just going to be engaged indefinitely?

And what is the point of getting engaged if you’re not going to actually get married in the near future? Just one of those things I can’t seem to understand.

kai on

I don’t care either way, I like these two!

sat on

mmm, Peter playing soccer! I like!! lol 🙂

Amanda on

I love these tow.. Wish we saw some more of Ramona 🙂

emmaH on

i bet they get pregnant again this year.

ang on

“every child that i have must play soccer”

i dislike those sorts of declarations. just love them no matter what! geez.

Anna on

Geez of course he loves her no matter what. He was joking and stating what he hopes, to share his love of the sport with her.