Mark Zuckerberg has revealed political ambitions as he wants to visit all US states in 2017.
Dwayne Johnson was named as sexiest man alive.
Lewis Hamilton has lost all Formula 1 championship chances due to a dubious engine failure in Malaysia.
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.
Dwayne Johnson made $45 million in Hollywood during the Year of the Goat and Sean Penn is once again with "Dog" Madonna.
Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Joseph Blatter and Silvio Berlusconi display the commercial talents of the Rats.
Chinese call the Rat"Zi" what means "shu", always ready to attack.
What a fine 2005 Rooster year it was for manager Rafael Benítez when winning the Champions League while Diego Maradona was leading political protests against "Dog" George W. Bush.
Before in the 1993 Rooster year it was Al Gore, who became the Vice President of the United States.
So chances seem to be plenty in 2017, but in fact argues are frequent in the years of the Rooster and certainly the Rats are well prepared to take things on by being the best communicators within the Chinese Zodiac.
In the Chinese Astrology the Rat and the ruling Rooster were never mentioned as potential soul mates and that's why they should better be prepared for some challenges in 2017.
For sure there will be many verbal argues of which most won't have much relevance, but they can make business more complicated.
Besides that the Rats could benefit from the overall very passionate character of the Rooster year and some new relationships might spice up their love life.