Michael James Owen

Michael James Owen is one of the greatest football stars in England and the world as well. He announced his retirement in 2013. During his football career, he is the most successful and wins numerous team and individual awards.

Owen was the member of “golden generation” that consisted of David Beckham, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Rio Ferdinand, and so on.

He played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City, as well as for the England national team. His performance at the 1998 FIFA World Cup brought him to national and international prominence. When Owen played for Liverpool, the club won five titles of major international sporting events in 2001, including English Football League Cup, FA Cup, UEFA Europa League, the Football Association Community Shield and UEFA Super Cup, which proved Owen’s strength. At the same time, Owen won FIFA Ballon d’Or award.

Owen, putting on England football shirt, scored six times during 2002 World Cup qualifying, including a hat-trick against Germany at Munich’s Olympiastadion, as England won the qualifying group. He was named as European Footballer of the Year for 2001 consequently. In April 2002, he was appointed as England’s captain in place of the injured captain David Beckham, which made him become the youngest England captain since Bobby Moore in 1963.

After his retirement, as always, Owen loves football. He has been to Wuhan, China to promote soccer among the youth. He met his loyal fans and watched a futsal football game. Besides Wuhan, he would go to Shanghai, Shenzhen and Dongguan.

Kenneth Dalglish

In the ups and downs of the development of Scottish, many top football stars are written into their history. Since the introduction of modern football, it evolves to the most popular recreational sport among people. Kenneth Dalglish is one of those stars who have won numerous honors and made great contributions to the development of the Scottish football.

He was born in Glasgow, Scotland on Mar. 4, 1951. In his 22-year-long career, he has worked as a player and a manager for many years. He has played for Celtic and Liverpool for many times, scoring 30 goals at 102 matches. For his lifetime achievements, he became one number of Scottish and English Football Halls of Fame. In many matches play with England footballers in England football shirts, he played an important role in his team.

Among the golden era of Liverpool, he won Football League First Divisions six times, FA Cup two times, League Cup four times, FA Charity Shield seven times and European Cup three times. He was awarded a nickname – King Kenny by his supporters of Liverpool. As a footballer having leave deep impression to football fans, various trophies and achievements gained by him are the most obvious evidence of his efforts.