Douglas Bader was a famous fighter pilot from World War Two who had twenty-two kills credited to him. He flew and fought in the Battle of Britain with no legs – the result of a pre-war plane crash. Bader was an outstanding sportsman; when young he played rugby union for Harlequins, who are still an active club, at fly-half. He came close to English national team selection.
Brian Clough--- was a prolific goalscorer with Middlesbrough and Sunderland, scoring 251 league goals from 274 starts. He also won 2 England caps, both in 1959. Clough retired from playing at the age of 29, after sustaining anterior cruciate ligament damage. He remains one of the Football League's HIGHEST goalscorers!!
HEIKO PRIGGE · BMW MAGAZINE // Heiko Prigge took some emotional portraits of Chris Robshaw and Thierry Dusautoir for the new BMW Magazine. A story about the extraordinary gentlemen of sports. They are two of the best rugby players in the world: Chris is captain of the English national team and Thierry of the French.
David Beckham, Self: The Class of 92. David Beckham is one of Britain's most iconic athletes whose name is also an elite global advertising brand. He was captain of the English national team from 2000 to 2009, scored in three different FIFA World Cups, and played midfield for clubs in Manchester, England, Madrid, Spain, and Milan, Italy; he also won the MLS Cup playing for Los Angeles Galaxy in 2011 and 2012. He was born David Robert ...