Michael Owen  

  • Michael scored a goal in his first game with the Mold Alexandra Under-10s, a 2-0 win over local rivals Bagilt. He still has the shoes he wore that day.
  • Michael's two-year total of 97 goals for Deeside in the Under-11s shattered the mark of Ian Rush, who had previously scored 72. During his time with Liverpool’s reserve team, Michael broke all scoring records set by Robbie Fowler.
  • Michael has always had a flair for the dramatic. He netted goals in his debuts with England's Under-15s, Under-16s and Under-18s.
  • Michael has had a steady girlfriend, Louise Bonsall, for several years. They live in a home just a mile away from his parents, and are expecting their first child in April of 2003.
  • When Michael made his senior team debut in February of 1998, he became England’s youngest player ever at 18 years and 59 days.
  • Michael netted his first senior international goal in May of 1998, in a tournament leading up to the World Cup.
  • Michael is one of only two English players to notch a hat trick in World Cup qualifying. The other is British soccer icon Geoff Hurst.
  • Michael made his acting debut in 2000, in the television drama, "Hero to Zero."
  • Michael scored one of Liverpool's goals in a 2-0 shutout of powerhouse Manchester United to win the FA's 2003 League Cup. It was the team's seventh such title, establishing a new record.









Ian Rush, 1992 Stadium

Geoff Hurst, 1967 Ty-Phoo



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