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Alan Shearer

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Birthday
13, 1970
Birthplace
Gosforth, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Gosforth, England

About

Former striker who spent ten years with Newcastle United and played on the English national team from 1992 to 2000. He was the Euro 1996 Golden Boot Winner with five goals and the PFA Players' Player of the Year in 1995 and 1997.

Before Fame

While growing up in Gosforth, he played soccer on the streets and usually played midfield; he made his professional debut with Southampton in 1986.

Trivia

He served as an interim coach for Newcastle United in 2009.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Lainya Shearer.

Associated With

He played alongside David Beckham on the English national team from 1996 to 2000.