Michael Owen - a career in numbers

Former Liverpool and England striker announces retirement

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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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