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

Stirling MossStirling Moss
17 September 1929
Racing Driver

Lennox Lewis Lennox Lewis
02 September 1965
Professional boxer

Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970
Football Player

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960
Footballer
Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980
Football Player

George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

James HuntJames Hunt
29 August 1947
Racing driver
Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Footballer

Brian CloughBrian Clough
21 March 1935
Football Player
Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19 February 1961
Footballer

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947
Football Manager

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
18 February 1933
Footballer

Bobby CharltonBobby Charlton
11 October 1937
Football Player

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips
22 September 1948
Equestrian, Horseman
Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983
Athlete

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

Chris FroomeChris Froome
20 May 1985
Professional Road Racing Cyclist
Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961
Javelin Thrower

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

Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce
19 October 1954
Football Manager

Steve DavisSteve Davis
22 August 1957
Snooker Player
Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14 September 1956
Football Player

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Fred PerryFred Perry
18 May 1909
 

Henry CooperHenry Cooper
03 May 1934
Boxer
Steve CoppellSteve Coppell
09 July 1955
Footballer

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Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist
Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960
Retired Sprinter

Billy WingroveBilly Wingrove
15 November 1982
Association Football Player, YouTuber

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958
Decathlete

Barry VenisonBarry Venison
16 August 1964
Footballer
Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960
Athlete
Beth TweddleBeth Tweddle
01 April 1985
Former British Gymnast

Alan MinterAlan Minter
17 August 1951
Professional Boxer

Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952
Sprinter

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete
Alan SmithAlan Smith
28 October 1980
English Footballer

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992
Gymnast

Tyson FuryTyson Fury
12 August 1988
Boxer

Michael OwenMichael Owen
14 December 1979
Association football player

Alistair OvereemAlistair Overeem
17 May 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Paul GascoignePaul Gascoigne
27 May 1967
Association football player, Autobiographer,

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988
Athlete
Kenny DalglishKenny Dalglish
04 March 1951
Association football player, Association football

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

Scott AdkinsScott Adkins
17 June 1976
Actor, Martial artist, Film actor, Taekwondo
Graeme SounessGraeme Souness
06 May 1953
Association football player, Association football

Milind SomanMilind Soman
04 November 1965
Model
John FashanuJohn Fashanu
18 September 1962
Association football player

Ralf LittleRalf Little
08 February 1980
Actor

Rio FerdinandRio Ferdinand
07 November 1978
Association football player, Autobiographer

Kevin KeeganKevin Keegan
14 February 1951
Association football player, Association football

Tony BellewTony Bellew
30 November 1982
Boxer
Ashley ColeAshley Cole
20 December 1980
Association football player

David SeamanDavid Seaman
19 September 1963
Association football player

Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson
17 June 1990
Association football player

James MilnerJames Milner
04 January 1986
Footballer
Teddy SheringhamTeddy Sheringham
02 April 1966
Association football player, Manager, Association

John TerryJohn Terry
07 December 1980
Association football player
Naseem HamedNaseem Hamed
12 February 1974
Boxer

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

Robbie FowlerRobbie Fowler
09 April 1975
Association football player, Autobiographer,
Paul MersonPaul Merson
20 March 1968
Football Player

Jamie RedknappJamie Redknapp
25 June 1973
Association football player
Jackie BrownJackie Brown
29 November 1909
Boxer

Neil RuddockNeil Ruddock
09 May 1968
Footballer

Joe CalzagheJoe Calzaghe
23 March 1972
Boxer
Zara TindallZara Tindall
15 May 1981
Olympian

Steve McManamanSteve McManaman
11 February 1972
Association football player
Davey Boy SmithDavey Boy Smith
27 November 1962
Professional wrestler

Sol CampbellSol Campbell
18 September 1974
Association football player

Kyle WalkerKyle Walker
28 May 1990
Association football player

Matt Le TissierMatt Le Tissier
14 October 1968
Footballer
Jack RodwellJack Rodwell
11 March 1991
Footballer
Bobby MooreBobby Moore
12 April 1941
Association football player, Association football

Ian RushIan Rush
20 October 1961
Association football player, Association football

Mark HughesMark Hughes
01 November 1963
Association football manager

Christian HornerChristian Horner
16 November 1973
Racing driver
Jenson ButtonJenson Button
19 January 1980
Formula One driver

Jermain DefoeJermain Defoe
07 October 1982
Association football player

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

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

Craig BellamyCraig Bellamy
13 July 1979
Association football player
Andy CarrollAndy Carroll
06 January 1989
Association football player

Steve BruceSteve Bruce
31 December 1960
Association football player, Association football
Paul DickovPaul Dickov
01 November 1972
Association football player, Association football

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
06 December 1977
Cricketer
Chris EubankChris Eubank
08 August 1966
Boxer
Danny WelbeckDanny Welbeck
26 November 1990
Association football player