He joined Leicester City's youth team at age 9.
He made 62 appearances and scored 7 goals in his 11 years with England's national team.
His father's name is Tyrone and his mother's name is Albertine. He has four children with his wife Chantelle Tagoe, and has three children from a previous relationship.
He was teammates with Steven Gerrard on Liverpool from 2000 to 2004.