A natural striker and superb finisher, Michael Owen shot to fame at the 1998 World Cup where he became the youngest player to represent the Three Lions at 18 in over 100 years.
His blistering run through the Argentinian defence and superb finish made the youngster a household name around the world. England went on to lose the ill tempered match on penalties after David Beckham was red carded for a kick out at Diego Simeone but on that day a star was born. Owen quickly became an international star, renowned for his speed and killer instinct in front of goal.
Complete text »