Alan Shearer CBE DL is a renowned English football pundit and retired football player and manager. Shearer played his entire career in the top level of English football as a striker and attained 283 goals in 559 games.
He is working for The Athletic UK as a BBC football analyst and Columnist. During his career on the England national team, he appeared 63 times and scored 30 goals.
Further, Alan retired from international football following the end of the UEFA Euro 2000. In addition, Shearer features in EA Sports’ FIFA video game series. In addition, Allan is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), a Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland, a Freeman of Newcastle upon Tyne, and also an honorary Doctor of Civil Law of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities.
Alan Shearer Age
Alan Shearer was born in Newcastle in Tyne, England on August 13, 1970. He is 52 years old.
Alan Shearer Height
Shearer is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 0 inch(Approx 1.83 m).
Alan Shearer Education
He attended and graduated with a high school diploma from Gosforth Central Middle School and Gosforth High School. Shearer helped a Newcastle City Schools team win a seven-a-side tournament at St James’ Park.
Alan Shearer Family
Alan was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England to his loving parents Anne Shearer and Alan Shearer, a sheet metal worker. He grew up with his sibling called Karen Shearer. His supportive father encouraged him to play football in his youth and he progressed through school.
Alan Shearer Wife
He married his pretty wife called Lainya Shearer. The couple met while Lainya whilst playing for Southampton and they lived locally with her parents in the city during his second year at the club. Further, Alan described his wife as a quiet and reserved person who is uncomfortable with the public attention his fame sometimes brings. The couple is the parent of three amazing children namely Hollie Shearer, Will Shearer, and Chloe Shearer.
Alan Shearer Salary
Alan’s annual salary is $96,730 per year. This is according to The Athletic UK anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Alan Shearer’s Net Worth
Shearer has an approximate net worth of $52.5 Million.
Alan Shearer Career
In 1990, His international career started appearing in the England under-21 under Dave Sexton. Alan scored 13 times in 11 games and his record has not been beaten ever since. Alan then played for England B in 1992 but did not score a goal.
Shearer participated in the 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Moldova, UEFA Euro 1996, and in UEFA Euro 2000 qualifier against Luxembourg. He retired from his International career in 2000 with 30 goals scored. In addition, Alan declined an offer to be assistant manager to Steve McClaren after the 2006 World Cup.
Upon his retirement, He had guest appearances and then became a regular pundit for the BBC’s Match of the Day. Alan was among the team that covered the World Cups and European Championships from 2006 onwards for the BBC. Further, Shearer finished the 2005-2006 season as Newcastle’s caretaker assistant manager.
He is serving at The Athletic UK as a BBC football analyst and Columnist. During his time as a player, Alan appeared in commercials for the sports drink Lucozade. In addition, Shearer features in EA Sports’ FIFA video game series; he was included in the FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Legends.
In addition, He is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), a Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland, a Freeman of Newcastle upon Tyne, and also an honorary Doctor of Civil Law of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities
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