British soccer star who joined Liverpool F.C. in 1996, then later played with Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Stoke City as well as the English national team.
Growing up, he was allowed to play against older competition with the help of his PE teacher.
He won the Premier League Golden Boot Award in both 1998 and 1999.
He married Louise Bonsall in June 2005. He has four children.
He played alongside Wayne Rooney on Manchester United from 2009 to 2012.