Michael Owen - a career in numbers
Former Liverpool and England striker announces retirement
Tuesday 19 March 2013
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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