One of the most feared strikers of modern times, Alan Shearer OBE is a record breaking football player who now has a highly successful media career working for the BBC.
Starting off as a youngster with Southampton FC, Shearer progressed onto Blackburn Rovers where he was an integral part of the 1994-95 Premier League winning team. He later moved to Newcastle United for a record-breaking £15 million, and soon became captain of club and country, finishing Euro ’96 as England’s top goal scorer.
Shearer’s record of 206 Premier League goals is currently the most scored by an individual whilst also amassing 30 goals for his country. Retiring from International duty in 2000 and from club football in 2006, Shearer’s extensive career at the top of English football allows him to provide invaluable advice as a football speaker on maximising success and peak performance. Alan has turned his hand to charity work as well, setting up the Alan Shearer Foundation to raise funds for those suffering with disabilities within the North East. As well as this, he has also dedicated a lot of time to supporting the work of well known charities, such as the NSPCC and Sports Relief, endeavors enhanced by his advanced sports speaker status.
Now a recognisable and famous face on BBC Sports coverage, Shearer can be seen fronting football shows such as Match of the Day, and international tournament coverage. Alan’s varied media career has helped to mould him into an interesting and accomplished after dinner speaker, captivating the audience with his story and what wisdom he has to offer. His ability to interact with the crowd is impressive, and his seamless presentation skills and presence help to engage the audience in a remarkable fashion.
His experiences in leading his country into major sporting competitions, his tireless dedication to improve himself as a player as well as help others is admirable and create the perfect sportsman.
He now has a highly successful media career working for the BBC, Five Live and Be In Sport covering the Champions League and England matches. He is an ambassador for Speedflex, a high intensity cardio and resistance training concept and alongside his work for his own Alan Shearer Foundation he supports the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, CHUF and the NSPCC.
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