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
James HuntJames Hunt
29 August 1947
F1 Driver

Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney
24 October 1985
 

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980
Football Player

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960
Footballer

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970
Football Player

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983
Athlete

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947
Football Manager
Chris FroomeChris Froome
20 May 1985
Professional Road Racing Cyclist

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager
David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

Billy WingroveBilly Wingrove
15 November 1982
Association Football Player, YouTuber

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

Fred PerryFred Perry
18 May 1909
 
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14 September 1956
Football Player

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

Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960
Retired Sprinter
Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958
Decathlete

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961
Javelin Thrower

Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960
Athlete

Alan MinterAlan Minter
17 August 1951
Professional Boxer
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete
Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952
Sprinter

Barry VenisonBarry Venison
16 August 1964
Footballer

Alan SmithAlan Smith
28 October 1980
English Footballer

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992
Gymnast
Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson
17 June 1990
Association football player

James MilnerJames Milner
04 January 1986
Association football player

John TerryJohn Terry
07 December 1980
Association football player

Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
17 May 1991
Tennis player

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Alistair OvereemAlistair Overeem
17 May 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Aaron RamseyAaron Ramsey
26 December 1990
Association football player

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

Michael OwenMichael Owen
14 December 1979
Association football player

Scott AdkinsScott Adkins
17 June 1976
Actor, Martial artist, Film actor, Taekwondo
Jermain DefoeJermain Defoe
07 October 1982
Association football player

John HigginsJohn Higgins
18 May 1975
snooker player
Billy McNeillBilly McNeill
02 March 1940
Association football player, Association football

James CracknellJames Cracknell
05 May 1972
Rower, Ocean rower

Gary NevilleGary Neville
18 February 1975
Association football player, Association football

Troy DeeneyTroy Deeney
29 June 1988
Association football player

Billy Joe SaundersBilly Joe Saunders
30 August 1989
Boxer
Paul GascoignePaul Gascoigne
27 May 1967
Association football player, Autobiographer,

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

Rio FerdinandRio Ferdinand
07 November 1978
Association football player, Autobiographer

Ben StokesBen Stokes
04 June 1991
Cricketer
Gary CahillGary Cahill
19 December 1985
Association football player

Dereck ChisoraDereck Chisora
29 December 1983
Boxer
Ashley YoungAshley Young
09 July 1985
Association football player

Stephen HendryStephen Hendry
13 January 1969
Snooker player

Danny WelbeckDanny Welbeck
26 November 1990
Association football player
Robbie FowlerRobbie Fowler
09 April 1975
Association football player, Autobiographer,

Christian HornerChristian Horner
16 November 1973
Racing driver
Kyle WalkerKyle Walker
28 May 1990
Association football player

Jenson ButtonJenson Button
19 January 1980
Formula One driver

Callum SmithCallum Smith
23 April 1990
Boxer
David ProwseDavid Prowse
01 July 1935
Bodybuilder

Wayne BridgeWayne Bridge
05 August 1980
Association football player
Kenny DalglishKenny Dalglish
04 March 1951
Association football player, Association football

Jamie RedknappJamie Redknapp
25 June 1973
Association football player

Steve ClarkeSteve Clarke
29 August 1963
Association football player, Association football

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Association football player, Pundit, Association
Joey BartonJoey Barton
02 September 1982
Association football player, Journalist
Joe CalzagheJoe Calzaghe
23 March 1972
Boxer

Patrick BamfordPatrick Bamford
05 September 1993
Association football player

Brian CloughBrian Clough
21 March 1935
Association football player, Autobiographer,

Ricky HattonRicky Hatton
06 October 1978
Boxer, Autobiographer
Graeme SounessGraeme Souness
06 May 1953
Association football player, Association football

Andy CarrollAndy Carroll
06 January 1989
Association football player

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips
22 September 1948
Event rider

Danny DrinkwaterDanny Drinkwater
05 March 1990
Association football player

John StonesJohn Stones
28 May 1994
Association football player
Jamie CarragherJamie Carragher
28 January 1978
Association football player

Ian RushIan Rush
20 October 1961
Association football player, Association football
Frank BrunoFrank Bruno
16 November 1961
Boxer

Jack WilshereJack Wilshere
01 January 1992
Association football player

Kevin KeeganKevin Keegan
14 February 1951
Association football player, Association football
Nigel MansellNigel Mansell
08 August 1953
Formula One driver

Tony BellewTony Bellew
30 November 1982
Boxer
Micah RichardsMicah Richards
24 June 1988
Association football player

David HayeDavid Haye
13 October 1980
Boxer

Teddy SheringhamTeddy Sheringham
02 April 1966
Association football player, Manager, Association

Steve McManamanSteve McManaman
11 February 1972
Association football player
Adam LallanaAdam Lallana
10 May 1988
Association football player

Jermaine JenasJermaine Jenas
18 February 1983
Association football player
Gareth BarryGareth Barry
23 February 1981
Association football player

Chris SmallingChris Smalling
22 November 1989
Association football player

Jackie StewartJackie Stewart
11 June 1939
Entrepreneur, Sport shooter, Racecar driver

Scott ParkerScott Parker
13 October 1980
Association football player
Sol CampbellSol Campbell
18 September 1974
Association football player