Category Archives: Sport Facts

David Beckham Facts

Here are some facts about David Beckham, the English footballer. David Beckham was born on 2nd May 1975 in Leytonstone, London. He played for a youth team called Ridgeway Rovers. He signed for ~Manchester United when he was 14. His parents were massive Man U. fans and Beckham had been the Manchester United mascot when… Continue Reading

Sir Steve Redgrave Facts

Here are some facts about Sir Steve Redgrave, the great Olympic rower. Sir Steve Redgrave was born on 23rd March 1962 in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. He is 6′ 5″ (1.95 metres) tall. Redgrave won 5 Olympic gold medals. He won his first in 1984 in Los Angeles (in the Coxed Four event). He then switched to… Continue Reading

Lionel Messi: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Lionel Messi, the incredible Argentinian footballer. Lionel Messi was born on 24th June 1987 in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina. His father, Jorge, was a steelworker, and he also coached the local youth football team. Messi played for Grandoli (his father’s club) at the age of five. He then went… Continue Reading

10 Jesse Owens Facts

Here are ten facts about Jesse Owens, the American athlete who won four gold medals at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936. Jesse Owens was born on September 12th 1913 in Oakville, Alabama (USA). He attended Ohio State University and was known as the ‘Buckeye Bullet’, winning 8 NCAA championships (4 in 1935 and… Continue Reading

Andy Murray Facts

Here are some facts about Andy Murray, the British number one tennis player. Andy Murray was born on 15th May 1987 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is 6 ft 3 inches in height. Andy’s brother, Jamie Murray, is a professional tennis player, too. He plays doubles and won the 2007 mixed doubles title at Wimbledon with… Continue Reading