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Wayne Rooney – English footballer

Wayne Rooney - English footballer

Wayne Rooney – English footballer

Wayne Rooney is an English footballer of Irish descent, the captain of Manchester United and the England national football team. He is recognized the best English player of his generation. At the age of 10 he began playing for Everton Youth Academy. In the summer of 2004 Wayne moved to the Manchester United for 25.6 million pounds. Since then, he has won five Premier League titles, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup and two Football League Cups. Also he became the owner of such awards as English Premier League Player of the Season, PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year in 2010.
He is the second in the list of top scorers in the history of Manchester United (245 goals). He is also the second in the list of top scorers in the Premier League (192 goals), and is the record holder for the highest number of goals scored in a single Premier League club (178 goals for the Manchester United).
In 2003 he made his debut for England. He is the youngest player to score a goal for England. He played in three European championships (2004, 2012 and 2016) and three world championships (2006, 2010 and 2014). He is the top scorer in the history of England national football team (53 goals).
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Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard – English football player

Frank Lampard is an English football player, attacking midfielder. He is the legend of Chelsea Football Club and officer of the Order of the British Empire. Lampard is considered one of the best midfielders and one of the best English players of his time. He is known for his speed and the ability to score goals. Lampard began his career in the West Ham United as well as his father. In 2001, he moved to Chelsea for 11 million pounds. Lampard is top scorer in the history of Chelsea (211 goals). On August 10, 2016 he scored the 300th goal in his career.
Frank James Lampard, Jr. was born on June 20, 1978 in London, England. His father, Frank Lampard Sr., was two-time FA Cup winner as member of West Ham United. His mother Pat died from pneumonia on April 24, 2008. His uncle, Harry Redknapp, is a football coach.
Frank studied at Brentwood School, which is located in Essex. Jodie Marsh was his classmate.
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Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson – wrestler and actor

Dwayne Johnson is an American wrestler and film actor, also known under the pseudonym The Rock. From 1996 to 2004 he performed in World Wrestling Federation / Entertainment (WWF / E). He is an eight-time WWF / E champion, two-time WCW champion, two-time WWF Intercontinental champion. He is also the sixth Triple Crown champion and the winner of the Battle Royal in 2000.
In 2000, Johnson wrote an autobiographical book The Rock Says, which debuted in first place in the list of New York Times bestsellers.
In 2001, he began acting in movies, and in 2002 starred in the movie The Scorpion King. His fee ($ 5.5 million) entered the Guinness Book of Records as the highest fee for the first starring role. In addition, Johnson starred in such films as The Mummy Returns, Walking Tall, The Rundown, Doom, Tooth Fairy, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2, Hercules, as well as in The Fast and The Furious.
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Tyron Woodley – professional fighter

Tyron Woodley – professional fighter

Tyron Woodley – professional fighter

Tyron Woodley is an American professional MMA fighter, former freestyle wrestler. In 2013 he appeared in the UFC. He is the UFC welterweight champion.
Tyron Lanklet Woodley was born on April 17, 1982 in Ferguson, Missouri. Tyron was the eleventh of thirteen children into the family of Sylvester and Deborah Woodley. He was raised by his mother, as his father left the family when Tyron was 10 years old. In 2000 the boy graduated from McCluer High School. He was a member of the American football school team. In 2000 Tyron became the champion of Missouri in wrestling. In the same year he participated in the United States Wrestling Championship and took the third place among juniors.
In 2005 Tyron graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in agriculture. As a student he was the captain of the university wrestling team from 2003 to 2005, in 2003 he was the winner of the Big 12 Conference. In 2003 and 2005 he was an All-American athlete in wrestling.
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Miesha Tate – MMA fighter

Miesha Tate – MMA fighter

Miesha Tate – MMA fighter

Miesha Tate is an American mixed martial arts fighter. She is former UFC and former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion. In March 2016 she took the fifteenth place in the official UFC ranking among the best pound for pound fighters and Sherdog put her in the first place in the women’s bantamweight rating. Tate is also grappling silver medalist in the weight category 63-72 kg according to the FILA.
Miesha Theresa Tate was born on August 18, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington. At school she was engaged in wrestling. In 2005, she won the Women’s State Championship school level. Then she won the state-level championship in the weight category 71 kg. Later she joined mixed martial arts club at Central Washington University. The head of the club was Bryan Caraway. Tate began fighting at amateur level and then began her professional career.
Tate’s debut took place in 2007 in a one-day Women’s Grand Prix HOOKnSHOOT. She defeated Jana Finney in the first round, but lost to Caitlin Young.
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Luke Skyler Rockhold – MMA fighter

Luke Skyler Rockhold – MMA fighter

Luke Skyler Rockhold – MMA fighter

Luke Skyler Rockhold is an American mixed martial arts fighter. He is a former UFC champion and a former Strikeforce middleweight champion. In March 2016 he was the fifth in the official UFC ranking of the best pound for pound fighters. Sherdog rating puts Rockhold in first place in middleweight and fourth in the list of the best pound for pound fighters
Rockhold was born on October 17, 1984 in Santa Cruz, California. His brother Matt Rockhold is a professional surfer (they sometimes go surfing together). His father Steve Rockhold was a professional basketball player in Europe. Rockhold has Irish and Native American roots.
At the age of six Luke was engaged in judo, but gave up this sport when he was ten. In seventh grade Rockhold joined the school wrestling team and was engaged in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. After winning several Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournaments he decided to try his hand at mixed martial arts. Rockhold joined American Kickboxing Academy.
In July 2007, Rockhold made his debut against Mike Martinez at Melee on the Mountain tournament. He won in the middle of the first round. In November 2007 he lost his second fight to Tony Rubalcava.
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Conor Anthony McGregor – Irish fighter

Conor Anthony McGregor – Irish fighter

Conor Anthony McGregor – Irish fighter

Conor Anthony McGregor is an Irish fighter. He is UFC featherweight and lightweight champion. In July 2016 he took the sixth place among the best fighters in the official UFC pound-for-pound ranking. Sherdog rating puts McGregor on the first place in the featherweight.
Conor McGregor was born on July 14, 1988 in Dublin, Ireland. He has one sister named Erin. As a child he became interested in sports, especially football. McGregor played for the football club Luders Celtic and was a fan of Manchester United.
In 2006 his family moved to Lucan where Conor went to Colaiste Cois Life School. After graduating from school he began studying plumber profession. Later McGregor began to train with future UFC fighter Tom Egan. So McGregor became interested in mixed martial arts. At the age of 16 he joined SBG (Straight Blast Gym).
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