The 2014 Year of the Horse was as great as predicted with two World Championship titles to become the Symbol of the Year for global leadership in Formula 1, FIFA Football and with a No.1 in Golf. Also the Year of the Goat brought some nice wins and since February 8 the Year of the Monkey will change the game to a much more dynamic one. And this was the first general outlook on 2016 for all Chinese symbolsRats
U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte had been the ugliest appearance at the Olympic games in Rio.
Juergen Loew could not impress with Germany at the Euro Cup, but Lewis Hamilton was able to take the lead in Formula 1.
In Spain Pedro Sánchez is having problems in forming a government.
Dwayne Johnson made $45 million in Hollywood during the Year of the Goat and Sean Penn is once again with "Dog" Madonna.
FIFA kingpin Joseph Blatter has become afraid of leaving Switzerland after investigations were intensified and Real Madrid's manager Rafael Benítez fears about his job after his team was thrashed by Barcelona.
Lewis Hamilton has won his third Formula 1 Championship and Idris Elba is getting named as a potential new James Bond.
What a crucial 2004 Monkey year it was for Mark Zuckerberg, who had launched his facebook to become the youngest billionaire in history.
And Sean Penn took an Oscar what does indicate, the the Rat year born are likely to have another fine year before the 2017 year of the Rooster will slow things down.
In the Chinese Astrology the Rat and the ruling Monkey are mentioned as classic soul mates and that's why a lot of good Karma will be falling on one of the smartest and best communicating symbols.
The Rats will enjoy most of the action that will make 2016 a highly adventurous year in which they should accumulate a bit of wealth to get through two much less favorable years.
And certainly all single Rats should start to look out for a Monkey year born partner to get the most out of 2016.
... the life of a Rat .... born to communicate
Khomeini, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, All Gore, Howard Dean, Jon Huntsman and Jean Chrétien have revealed the political talents of the Rats.
Chinese call the Rat"Zi" what means "shu", always ready to attack.
Eminem, Mark Zuckerberg, Diego Maradona, Wesley Snijder, Lewis Hamilton, LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Robin Soederling, Samantha Stosur, Maradona, Joseph Blatter, Silvio Berlusconi, Beppe Grillo, Hassan Rohani, Idris Elba, Dwayne Johnson, Peter Jackson, Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, Dita Von Teese, Jessica Michibata, Donna Karan, John Galliano, Yves Saint Laurent, Carmen Electra, Bono, Sean Paul ...
Monkey and Dragon are likely to be a good match as well as Rat on Rat, what was shown by Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner at least for 10 years.
Communication is the foundation of the tremendous success that the Rat year born have shown whenever they are coaching teams. Artistic talents are also frequent as shown by Conrad Keely and his superb band "And they will know us by the Trail of Dead".
During the 2006 Dog Year Frankfurt Galaxy head coach Mike Jones did win the World Bowl while Marcello Lippi could win the FIFA World Cup with Italy.