Forward and midfielder known as the Smiling Assassin, he was renowned for his ability to score from almost anywhere, all while maintaining his trademark smile. He played for the Trinidad and Tobago national team from 1989 to 2009 .
He began his professional career with Aston Villa in 1989 after spending a year playing at Signal Hill Comprehensive School.
He led Manchester United to two FA Premier League titles and became the club's top goal-scorer in 1999.
He had a son with fashion model
He and Stern John both became great Trinidadian soccer players.