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Alan Shearer

Football Player
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Net worth 2018: $52.5 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Gosforth, England
Country: British
BirthDay: 13 August 1970
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.83 m
Education: Gosforth High School

Alan Shearer was bornon 13 August 1970 in Gosforth, England, British, is Football Player. Alan Shearer is a retired English footballer who was regarded as one of the world’s best strikers. Recognized for his skills at a tender age of thirteen, Shearer went on to play for various clubs such as Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United in a career spanning two decades. He also represented England in the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Other than just being known as a good player, he is also famous for being purchased by various clubs for huge amounts of money. Alan has scored around 49 of his 206 goals for Newcastle only by headshots, a feat which is rarely achieved by most footballers. He is associated with various charities and even during his days as a footballer, he took time out for charitable causes. He was associated with the organisation NSPCC, which works towards the protection of children from any form of abuse. He also raised money for this organisation through various football matches. Alan has also started his own charity organisation ‘The Alan Shearer Foundation’. In his playing days he was considered to be one of the richest footballers around the globe and still holds this reputation, even after his retirement. He continues be associated with the sport by giving his opinions through post match discussions on national television.


$52.5 Million


He also received his first red card that year while playing his 100th match for Newcastle United


Post his retirement Alan became the manager of his club Newcastle United, in 2009


Alan Shearer retired in 2006 after playing 395 matches for his club Newcastle United


In a 1999 match against the club ‘Sheffield’, Shearer went on to score 5 goals, defeating the opposition by 8-0 margin


He was part of the English team that played in the 1998 FIFA World Cup


Alan has played alongside the poster boy of world football, David Beckham, for four years, from 1996 to 2000


In 1995, Shearer achieved a remarkable feat of scoring 100 goals for the club ‘Blackburn Rovers’


He intermittently took part in the England's qualifying campaign for the 1994 FIFA World Cup due to injury and the team failed to qualify for the World Cup


He was later acquired by the prestigious ‘Blackburn Rovers’ club in 1992, for a whopping 3


Shearer was selected for the Under-21 English National Team, in 1991


After playing for various football clubs such as Manchester City and New Castle United, Shearer signed a contract with the famous ‘Southampton Football Club’ in 1986


Alan Shearer was born on 13 August 1970 to Anne and Alan Shearer

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