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Top 10 Soccer Players of United Kingdom

Last Updated: February 02, 2014

Top 10 Soccer Players of United Kingdom

Football is one of the most played sports in the United Kingdom; following is a list of the most famous footballer. 

10. Ashley Cole

Ashley is an English footballer who was born on December 20, 1980. He plays for both Chelsea and the England national team. Cole started his career in 1999, and in his whole career he is going on to make 228 appearances, scoring 9 goals for the clubs and winning two Premier League tiles. 

9. Kenny Dalgish

Commonly known as Kenny Dalgish, his full name was Kenneth Mathieson Kenny Dalgish, who was born, was March 4, 1951. He is a Scottish former footballer and the current manager of Liverpool F.C. He has played for the two clubs Celtic and Liverpool in his whole 22 years football career. 

8. Kevin Keegan

Born on February 14, 1951, Kevin is an English footballer. He is a former international footballer and former manager of the England national football team. He was associated with the several clubs and most notably with Newcastle United. 

7. Mick O’Brien

Mick was one of the top footballers who was born on August 10, 1893 and died on September 21, 1940.  He was an Irish footballer and coach. During his career he remained attached with at least seventeen different clubs.

6. John Terry

John was born on December 7, 1980. He is an English professional footballer. John captained the England national football team and held the post from August 2006 to February 2010.  He palys in a centre back position and Captains Chelsea in the Premier League.

5. Bobby Moore

Named as Bobby Moore, his full name was Rober Frederick Chelsea “Bobby” Moore and he was born on April 12, 1941. Bobby was an English footballer. For more than ten years Booby captained West Ham United and also remained captain of the English team which won the World Cap in 1966.

4. Michael Owen

Michael James Owen was born on December 1979 in Chester. James is a professional footballer who extraordinarily plays for the Manchester United as a striker. James is son of the former footballer Terry Owen. 

3.   Steve Gerrard

Born on May 30, 1980 in Whiston, Merseyside England, Steve is an English footballer. Steve plays for and captain Premier League club Liverpool. One of the important things about Steve is that he also has 89 caps for the England national team.

2. Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer OBC was born on 13 August, 1970. He is a retired English footballer. He has played as a striker in the top level of English League football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, and Newcastle United. It worth mentioning here that, he has also played for the England national team.

1. David Deckham

Born on May 2, 1975 David is an English association footballer who plays midfield for Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer. He has previously played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Readl Marid and A.C. Milan as well as the England national team.