Emile Heskey

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Date of Birth January 11, 1978
Place of Birth Leicester, England
Age 42 years old
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Emile Heskey

Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. He made more than 500 appearances in the Football League and Premier League over an 18-year career, and represented England in international football. He also had a spell in Australia, playing for the A-League club Newcastle Jets. Born in Leicester, Heskey started his career with Leicester City after progressing through their youth system, making his first-team debut in 1995. After winning the League Cup in 1997 and 2000 he made an £11 million move to Liverpool in 2000, which, at the time, was the record transfer fee paid by the club. At Liverpool, he won multiple honours, including the FA Cup in 2001. He moved to Birmingham City in 2004 and after their relegation from the Premier League signed for Wigan Athletic for a club record £5.5 million fee in 2006. He signed for Aston Villa in 2009 and was released in 2012 before signing for A-League club Newcastle Jets.

About Emile Heskey

English striker who played for Liverpool, Birmingham City, and Aston Villa amongst other clubs before joining the Newcastle Jets in 2012. He played for the English national team from 1999 to 2010.

Before Fame

He joined Leicester City's youth team at age 9.

Achievement

He made 62 appearances and scored 7 goals in his 11 years with England's national team.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife Chantelle Tagoe, and has three children from a previous relationship.

Associations

He was teammates with Steven Gerrard on Liverpool from 2000 to 2004.

Information related to Emile Heskey

  • Newcastle Jets FC players
  • England B international footballers
  • Sportspeople from Leicester
  • UEFA Euro 2000 players
  • UEFA Euro 2004 players
  • Expatriate soccer players in Australia
  • Wigan Athletic F.C. players
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