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
 

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips
22 September 1948
Equestrian, Horseman

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980
Football Player

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960
Footballer

Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970
Football Player
James HuntJames Hunt
29 August 1947
F1 Driver

George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983
Athlete

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

Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce
19 October 1954
Football Manager
Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First

Mark ThatcherMark Thatcher
15 August 1953
Businessman

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager
Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960
Retired Sprinter

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958
Decathlete

Chris FroomeChris Froome
20 May 1985
Professional Road Racing Cyclist
Fred PerryFred Perry
18 May 1909
 

Beth TweddleBeth Tweddle
01 April 1985
Former British Gymnast
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist

Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960
Athlete

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961
Javelin Thrower

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14 September 1956
Football Player
Billy WingroveBilly Wingrove
15 November 1982
Association Football Player, YouTuber
Steve CoppellSteve Coppell
09 July 1955
Footballer

Alan MinterAlan Minter
17 August 1951
Professional Boxer

Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952
Sprinter

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete
Barry VenisonBarry Venison
16 August 1964
Footballer

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Alan SmithAlan Smith
28 October 1980
English Footballer

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992
Gymnast

Tyson FuryTyson Fury
12 August 1988
Boxer

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Association football player, Pundit, Association
Owen FarrellOwen Farrell
24 September 1991
Rugby union player

James MilnerJames Milner
04 January 1986
Association football player
Alistair OvereemAlistair Overeem
17 May 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer

Phil NevillePhil Neville
21 January 1977
Football coach

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
06 December 1977
Cricketer
Tyrone MingsTyrone Mings
13 March 1993
Football Player

Stuart BroadStuart Broad
24 June 1986
Cricketer
Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986
Show jumper

Michael BispingMichael Bisping
28 February 1979
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Thai boxer

Scott AdkinsScott Adkins
17 June 1976
Actor, Martial artist, Film actor, Taekwondo

Gus KenworthyGus Kenworthy
01 October 1991
Freestyle skier

Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson
17 June 1990
Association football player
Michael OwenMichael Owen
14 December 1979
Association football player

Ben StokesBen Stokes
04 June 1991
Cricketer

Billy McNeillBilly McNeill
02 March 1940
Association football player, Association football

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988
Athlete
Billy Joe SaundersBilly Joe Saunders
30 August 1989
Boxer

Dereck ChisoraDereck Chisora
29 December 1983
Boxer
John TerryJohn Terry
07 December 1980
Association football player

Zara TindallZara Tindall
15 May 1981
Olympian

Jermain DefoeJermain Defoe
07 October 1982
Association football player
Steve BruceSteve Bruce
31 December 1960
Association football player, Association football

Naseem HamedNaseem Hamed
12 February 1974
Boxer
Ashley ColeAshley Cole
20 December 1980
Association football player

Aaron RamseyAaron Ramsey
26 December 1990
Association football player

Chris SmallingChris Smalling
22 November 1989
Association football player
Sue BarkerSue Barker
19 April 1956
Television presenter

Paul GascoignePaul Gascoigne
27 May 1967
Association football player, Autobiographer,
Milind SomanMilind Soman
04 November 1965
Model

Andy FarrellAndy Farrell
30 May 1975
Rugby league player, Rugby union player

Rio FerdinandRio Ferdinand
07 November 1978
Association football player, Autobiographer

Nigel PearsonNigel Pearson
21 August 1963
Association football player, Association football
Andy CarrollAndy Carroll
06 January 1989
Association football player
Jonny WilkinsonJonny Wilkinson
25 May 1979
Rugby union player

Alastair CookAlastair Cook
25 December 1984
Cricketer

Jenson ButtonJenson Button
19 January 1980
Formula One driver

Shaun Wright-PhillipsShaun Wright-Phillips
25 October 1981
Association football player
Danny WelbeckDanny Welbeck
26 November 1990
Association football player

David ProwseDavid Prowse
01 July 1935
Bodybuilder

Tony BellewTony Bellew
30 November 1982
Boxer

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

Jamie RedknappJamie Redknapp
25 June 1973
Association football player
Jonny EvansJonny Evans
03 January 1988
Association football player

Adam LallanaAdam Lallana
10 May 1988
Association football player
Gary NevilleGary Neville
18 February 1975
Association football player, Association football

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

Kyle WalkerKyle Walker
28 May 1990
Association football player
Lewis TanLewis Tan
04 February 1987
Actor

Mike TindallMike Tindall
18 October 1978
Rugby union player
David HayeDavid Haye
13 October 1980
Boxer

Ashley YoungAshley Young
09 July 1985
Association football player

Alun Wyn JonesAlun Wyn Jones
19 September 1985
Rugby union player

Gareth BarryGareth Barry
23 February 1981
Association football player
Danny IngsDanny Ings
23 July 1992
Association football player

Graeme SounessGraeme Souness
06 May 1953
Association football player, Association football
Jonjo ShelveyJonjo Shelvey
27 February 1992
Association football player

Callum SmithCallum Smith
23 April 1990
Boxer
Bradley Wright-PhillipsBradley Wright-Phillips
12 March 1985
Association football player

Sol CampbellSol Campbell
18 September 1974
Association football player
Ruben Loftus-CheekRuben Loftus-Cheek
23 January 1996
Association football player