Michael Owen - a career in numbers
Former Liverpool and England striker announces retirement
Stoke City striker Michael Owen today announced he would retire at the end of the season.
Here, we take a look at the former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle, Manchester United and England striker's career in numbers...
Career appearances – 568
Career goals – 246
Goals per game – 0.43
League appearances – 359
League goals – 163
Goals per game – 0.45
Yellow cards – 12
Red cards - 1
International games – 89
Goals – 40 (9 shy of Bobby Charlton’s record – all time fourth)
Goals per game – 0.45
Wins – 50
Draws – 20
Losses – 19
Win % - 56.2
7 all-time Premier League goalscorer
151 goals in 328 games – 0.46 goals per game
Youngest player to score 100 Premier League goals (23 years, 4 months, 12 days)
Cost a combined £24 million (Liverpool – R. Madrid £8 million, R. Madrid – Newcastle £16 million)
Played only 74 games, all competitions for Newcastle; transfer fee equates to £216,216 per game plus wages
Reportedly worth £39 million as of May 2012
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