Michael Owen’s biography

Michael Owen – footballer, was born on December 14, 1979 in the city of Chester, England. Best known as the English hero of the 1998 World Cup.

For the first time in his biography, Michael Owen played for the England team at the 1998 World Cup. Then he was only 18 years old, he became the youngest member of the team for a hundred years. In the game of England with Argentina, Michael scored a very impressive, memorable goal. After spending the ball from the middle of the field, the footballer gave a decent answer to the goal of 1986, made by Diego Maradona.

Very quickly, Michael Owen became a world-class football star. The athlete was noted for his speed, skill, a special onslaught and perseverance before hammering the ball into the opponent’s goal. Michael was named the player of the year in Europe in 2001. In 2002 he, being in the same team as Beckham, helped to win a victory over the team of Argentina. Although then the England team lost to Brazil.

For several years, Owen played for Liverpool, then signed a contract with the Spanish team, “Real Madrid”. But the following year he moved to the British club Newcastle United.

Additional information: In 2006, Owen played at the World Championships, but was injured during a match with Sweden. Throughout his life, Michael Owen lived near Howarden, Wales, although he was born in Chester, England. In the end, he played for England at international competitions.

In June 2005, Michael married Luis Bonsall – a friend with whom he had long met before. They first met in elementary school. Their daughter Gemma Rose was born on May 1, 2003, and son James Michael – on February 6, 2006.

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Michael Owen’s biography