Retired English all-rounder known as "Freddie" who was named ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2004 and ICC Player of the Year in 2005. He finished his Test career with more than 3,000 runs and 200 wickets taken.
He grew up playing cricket for Lancashire and made his Test debut for England in 1998.
He retired from cricket in 2010 and began a career as a heavyweight boxer in 2012. He fought once, defeating Richard Dawson by decision.
He got married to Rachael Wools on March 5, 2003. The couple has four children: Holly, Corey, Rocky, and Preston.
He won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year honor in 2005, the first cricketer to do so since Ian Botham in 1981.