Find out more about the greatest 20th Century British Sportspersons, including Jamie Vardy, Charles Salvador, David Beckham, Lewis Hamilton and Wayne Rooney.
David BeckhamDavid Beckham
02 May 1975
Former English Footballer
Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney
24 October 1985
Footballer

Bobby CharltonBobby Charlton
11 October 1937
Football Player

James HuntJames Hunt
29 August 1947
Racing driver

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960
Footballer

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980
Football Player
Lennox Lewis Lennox Lewis
02 September 1965
Professional boxer

Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970
Football Player

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Footballer
George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Brian CloughBrian Clough
21 March 1935
Football Player
Mark PhillipsMark Phillips
22 September 1948
Equestrian, Horseman

Steve DavisSteve Davis
22 August 1957
Snooker Player

Chris FroomeChris Froome
20 May 1985
Professional Road Racing Cyclist

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983
Athlete

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947
Football Manager

Alan MinterAlan Minter
17 August 1951
Professional Boxer

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
18 February 1933
Footballer
Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce
19 October 1954
Football Manager

Fred PerryFred Perry
18 May 1909
 
Stirling MossStirling Moss
17 September 1929
Racing Driver

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19 February 1961
Footballer

Mark ThatcherMark Thatcher
15 August 1953
Businessman
Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14 September 1956
Football Player
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First

Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960
Retired Sprinter
Henry CooperHenry Cooper
03 May 1934
Boxer

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Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958
Decathlete
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist

Steve CoppellSteve Coppell
09 July 1955
Footballer

Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960
Athlete

Beth TweddleBeth Tweddle
01 April 1985
Former British Gymnast
Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961
Javelin Thrower
Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952
Sprinter

Billy WingroveBilly Wingrove
15 November 1982
Association Football Player, YouTuber

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete

Barry VenisonBarry Venison
16 August 1964
Footballer
Alan SmithAlan Smith
28 October 1980
English Footballer

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992
Gymnast

Ronnie O'SullivanRonnie O'Sullivan
05 December 1975
Snooker player

Jack CharltonJack Charlton
08 May 1935
Footballer

Tyson FuryTyson Fury
12 August 1988
Boxer
Alistair OvereemAlistair Overeem
17 May 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer

Stuart BroadStuart Broad
24 June 1986
Cricketer
Patrick BamfordPatrick Bamford
05 September 1993
Association football player

Scott ParkerScott Parker
13 October 1980
Association football player

Danny IngsDanny Ings
23 July 1992
Association football player
Bobby MooreBobby Moore
12 April 1941
Association football player, Association football

Scott AdkinsScott Adkins
17 June 1976
Actor, Martial artist, Film actor, Taekwondo
James MilnerJames Milner
04 January 1986
Footballer

Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson
17 June 1990
Association football player

Eric DierEric Dier
15 January 1994
Football player

Stephen HendryStephen Hendry
13 January 1969
Snooker player

Naseem HamedNaseem Hamed
12 February 1974
Boxer
Michael BispingMichael Bisping
28 February 1979
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Thai boxer

Ben StokesBen Stokes
04 June 1991
Cricketer

Michael OwenMichael Owen
14 December 1979
Association football player

Ashley ColeAshley Cole
20 December 1980
Association football player
Troy DeeneyTroy Deeney
29 June 1988
Association football player

Milind SomanMilind Soman
04 November 1965
Model
Danny WelbeckDanny Welbeck
26 November 1990
Association football player

Eddie HoweEddie Howe
29 November 1977
Association football player, Association football

John TerryJohn Terry
07 December 1980
Association football player
Zara TindallZara Tindall
15 May 1981
Olympian

Micah RichardsMicah Richards
24 June 1988
Association football player
Rio FerdinandRio Ferdinand
07 November 1978
Association football player, Autobiographer

Jenson ButtonJenson Button
19 January 1980
Formula One driver

Gareth BarryGareth Barry
23 February 1981
Association football player
Michail AntonioMichail Antonio
28 March 1990
Footballer

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
06 December 1977
Cricketer
Ashley YoungAshley Young
09 July 1985
Association football player

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988
Athlete

Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
09 August 1947
Association football player, Association football

Christian HornerChristian Horner
16 November 1973
Racing driver
Sam QuekSam Quek
18 October 1988
Hockey player
Aaron RamseyAaron Ramsey
26 December 1990
Footballer

Kenny DalglishKenny Dalglish
04 March 1951
Association football player, Association football

Judd TrumpJudd Trump
20 August 1989
Snooker player

Jamie RedknappJamie Redknapp
25 June 1973
Association football player
Paul GascoignePaul Gascoigne
27 May 1967
Association football player, Autobiographer,

Jackie BrownJackie Brown
29 November 1909
Boxer

Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist

Andy CarrollAndy Carroll
06 January 1989
Association football player

Jermain DefoeJermain Defoe
07 October 1982
Association football player
Sir Ian Terence BothamIan Botham
24 November 1955
Cricketer

Gary NevilleGary Neville
18 February 1975
Association football player, Association football
Graeme SounessGraeme Souness
06 May 1953
Association football player, Association football

Susie WolffSusie Wolff
06 December 1982
Racecar driver
Chris SmallingChris Smalling
22 November 1989
Association football player
Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
26 January 1973
Football coach