How Rich is Steve McManaman? Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Former English footballer, Steve McManaman was born on February 11, 1972 in Bootle, Liverpool in the United Kingdom.
Steve McManaman Biography
McManaman football inspirations as a young lad were the Everton stars Bob Latchford and Duncan McKenzie. He grew up as an Everton fan.
McManaman's father, however, turned down a schoolboy contract and a two-year apprenticeship offer from Liverpool (through scout Jim Aspinall and then manager Kenny Dalglish) after the player had made a name for himself at tournaments for school and around Merseyside.
When McManaman graduated from high school in 1988, he took on as an apprentice. John Barnes served as McManaman's mentor while he was an apprentice, and many saw McManaman as a player who might one day take Barnes' place.
McManaman was a school-level cross-country winner, and it was believed that he was a natural athlete.
Steve McManaman Nationality
McManaman was born in Bootle, Liverpool in the United Kingdom. He is English.
Steve McManaman Age
McManaman was born on February 11, 1972, hence he is currently 51 years of age.
Steve McManaman Family and Siblings
McManaman was born to Mr. McManaman and Irene McManaman.
Steve McManaman Height and Weight
McManaman stands at a height of 6 feet tall and weighs 72kg.
Steve McManaman Education
McManaman attended the Campion High School.
Steve McManaman Career
McManaman is a former winger who played in the English Premier League. The UEFA website stated in 2012 that of all England's footballing exports in the modern era, none was as successful as McManaman.
Nicknamed “Macca,” he is one of the most decorated English footballers to have played for a club abroad and is regarded as one of the best players of his generation.
McManaman is moreover frequently praised as one of the finest and most talented English footballers of all time as well as one of the greatest Liverpool and Real Madrid players in the sport's history.
He won the FA Cup and League Cup during his nine years with Liverpool. On an individual level, he was the top assist producer in the Premier League in 1995–96 and was included in the PFA Team of the Year in 1996–97.
Only Thierry Henry, Cesc Fàbregas, Ryan Giggs, and David Beckham are ranked above him in the Premier League's all-time assists charts for the number of games it took a player to record 100 assists, and he is also the fifth-youngest player in league history to do so.
In 1999, McManaman transferred to Real Madrid, and the decision to allow the transfer was one of the most well-known Bosman decisions ever.
He achieved a number of things while playing for Madrid, including winning La Liga and the UEFA Champions League twice.
He was the first English player to win the latter trophy while playing for a team outside of England, and he later became the first English player to win it a second time.
Early Galáctico, he participated in 11 cup finals, won eight trophies, and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Champions League in each of his four seasons with the team. Before quitting in 2005, he played for Manchester City for two more seasons.
After being let go by Manchester City in 2005, McManaman gave up football. He made a total of 566 appearances for all three of his clubs during his playing career, contributing 80 goals.
Early in 2006, McManaman was on the verge of leaving retirement to join the Hong Kong Rangers, a team owned by Carson Yeung, a fan of his football. However, the deal fell through because of McManaman's ongoing ailments, which prevented him from passing his fitness test.
Since his retirement, McManaman has worked as a co-commentator on football coverage on ESPN and BT Sport as well as serving as an ambassador for La Liga. He had previously worked for Setanta Sports as a football analyst.
Steve McManaman Wife
McManaman is married to Victoria Edwards.
Steve McManaman Children
McManaman has three children; Lucas James, Ella and Lara McManaman.
Steve McManaman Net Worth
McManaman has a net worth estimated to be about $18 million.