Shane Long

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Birthday
22, 1987
Birthplace
Gortnahoe, Ireland
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Gortnahoe, Ireland

About

Irish striker who scored 44 goals in 174 appearances for Reading FC from 2005 to 2011, then spent three seasons with West Bromwich Albion before joining Hull City in 2014. He was first selected to the Republic of Ireland national team in 2007.

Before Fame

He began playing youth soccer with Borris St. Kevins at age seven. He was also a hurler for Tipperary.

Trivia

He was named the FAI Young International Player of the Year in 2010.

Family Life

He married Kayleah Long in 2013 and has two children.

Associated With

He helped Reading beat Fernando Torres and Liverpool in the 2006 FA Cup.