Michael Owen

Michael Owen is a former English soccer player, born in 1979 in Chester, England. He is considered one of the most talented players of his generation and is known for his speed, dribbling and goal-scoring ability. Owen's career began at Liverpool Football Club, where he made his debut in 1996 at the age of 17. During his time at Liverpool, Owen quickly established himself as one of the best young strikers in English football, scoring impressive goals and winning major trophies with the team. In 2001, Owen moved to Real Madrid, one of the most prestigious teams in world football, and subsequently played for Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City.

On international duty, Owen was a key figure for England, scoring important goals in competitions such as the European Championship and the World Cup. He is the only Englishman to have won the Ballon d'Or, the prestigious individual award for the best football player in the world. After a series of injuries, Owen announced his retirement from football in 2013. He became a television commentator and an important figure in the world of British football. Owen has also written an autobiography and created a charitable foundation to help children in need.