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Michael Owen Trivia
Michael is the first englishmen since Kevin
Keegan in the 1980's to win the European Player of the Year Award.
Michael's mother was a professional sprinter.
Michael's total transfer fees during his career total 25 million
pounds. He was signed by Real Madrid for 8 million and by Newcastle
for 17 million.
Michael scored his first hat trick for Newcastle against West Ham in
a 4-2 victory. He also assisted Newcastle's other scorer Alan
Michael appeared in a series of commercials for 'Domino's' pizza.
Sponsored by Jaguar Cars. He once had an XK sports car, but after
advice from his physio on his troublesome hamstrings, changed to an
Michael's father, Terry, had previously played for Everton F.C.
Won European Footballer of the Year (2001).
He made his acting debut in 2000, in the television drama, Hero to
One of only two English players to notch a hat trick in World Cup
qualifying; the other is Geoff Hurst.
Made his senior team debut in February of 1998, Englandís youngest
player ever at 18 years and 59 days.
Voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year (1998)
He was voted PFA Young Player of the Year (1997/98).
Scored a goal within 10 minutes of English Premiership debut against
Wimbledon, playing for Liverpool.
Michael has scored more goals against Newcastle, his current club,
than any other team.
Michael attended Hawarden High School.
Owen hurt his knee (anterior cruciate ligament) in the World Cup
Owen is mentioned in the song "England 5 Germany 1" by The Business.
Owen made his debut for the England national B-team in a friendly
against Belarus on May 25 2006.
Michael has scored 36 goals leaving him 4th on the all time list for
most goals as part of the English national team.
Michael's nicknames are Boy Wonder, Saint Michael, Wonder Kid, and
Michael made his debut for Liverpool against Wimbledon in May 1997.
He scored a goal.
Now playing for Newcastle United.
Michael has a big lump on the top of his left leg.
Michael's best friend is Liverpool's Jamie Carragher.
Michael played for Spanish team Real Madrid.
Michael supported Everton Football Club even though he decided to
play for their arch rivals, Liverpool.
Michael is third richest football player in England, behind Dennis
Berkamp and David Beckham.
Michael is naturally right footed.
Michael plays on England's national football team.
After one season at Real Madrid Michael was sold to Newcastle United
for a fee of £17m.
Michael was traded from Liverpool to Real Madrid in 2004. For 25
Michael played for Liverpool.
Michael's parents are Janette and Terry. He has two sisters, Karen
(Older) Lesley (Younger), and two brothers, Terry (Older) Andrew
Michael owns a blue BMW and a red Jaguar convertible.
Michael has a dog named Bomber (Staffordshire Bull Terrier).
Michael's nickname is "Midget Gem."
Michael enjoys the music of the Lightening Seeds.
Michael is clocked at 10.9 seconds in the 100 meter run.
Michael wears jersey number 10.
Michael has a scar on right side of nose.
Michael currently resides in Hawarden.
Michael has been called one of the best looking football (soccer)
players in the world.
Michael was the European Footballer of the Year in 2001.
Michael was the PFA Young Player of the Year in 1998.
Michael was the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1998.
Michael married his childhood sweetheart, Louise Bonsall, on 25 June
2005. They were engaged for over a year, from February 14, 2004.
They have a daughter, Gemma Rose Owen, born on May 1, 2003. The
couple's second child is due in February 2006.
Michael appears in an Intel computer advertisement. The ad says that
their technology can be used to view "intense Michael Owen game
Fans can write to Michael at the following address:
Mr Michael Owen
c/o Newcastle United FC
ST James Park, Newcastle, Tyneside