August 13, 1970 (53)
Alan Shearer is a retired English professional footballer. He is widely regarded as one of the best English strikers of all time. He began his career at Southampton before moving to Blackburn Rovers, where he won the Premier League Golden Boot and the Premier League Player of the Season award. He later joined Newcastle United, where he played for the majority of his career, and became the club’s all-time leading goalscorer. He also played for the England national team, scoring 30 goals in 63 appearances. He was appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to football. After his retirement from playing, Shearer has also worked as a television pundit and as an ambassador for the NSPCC.