Kenny Dalglish

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Date of Birth March 4, 1951
Place of Birth Glasgow, Scotland
Age 69 years old
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Kenny Dalglish

Sir Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish is a Scottish former football player and manager. During his career he made 322 appearances for Celtic and 502 for Liverpool and earned a record 102 full caps for the Scotland national team scoring 30 goals, also a joint-record. Dalglish won the Ballon d'Or Silver Award in 1983, the PFA Players' Player of the Year in 1983, and the FWA Footballer of the Year in 1979 and 1983. In 2009, FourFourTwo named Dalglish the greatest striker in post-war British football, and in 2006, he topped a Liverpool fans' poll of "100 Players Who Shook the Kop". He has been inducted into both the Scottish and English Football Halls of Fame. Dalglish began his career with Celtic in 1971, going on to win four Scottish league championships, four Scottish Cups and one Scottish League Cup with the club. In 1977, Liverpool manager Bob Paisley paid a British transfer record of £440,000 to bring Dalglish to Liverpool.

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About Kenny Dalglish

Scottish striker who scored 230 goals during his 21-year career with Celtic FC and Liverpool; member of the Scottish national team from 1971 to 1986. In 2017, Liverpool renamed Centenary Stand in his honor.

Before Fame

He began his youth career with Cumbernauld United in 1967.

Achievement

He won two FA Cups with Liverpool while serving as a player and manager.

Family Life

He married Marina Dalglish on November 26, 1974; the couple had four children together: Kelly, Paul, Lynsey and Lauren.

Associations

He managed Steven Gerrard on Liverpool from 2011 to 2012.

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