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Factfile on former England striker Michael Owen, who announced on Tuesday that he will retire from football at the end of the season:

Name: Michael James Owen

Age: 33

Date of birth: December 14, 1979

Place of birth: Chester, England

Position: Striker

Club career

Liverpool (1996-2004)

Appearances: 297

Goals: 158

Real Madrid (2004-2005)

Appearances: 40

Goals: 14

Newcastle United (2005-2009)

Appearances: 79

Goals: 30

Manchester United (2009-2012)

Appearances: 52

Goals: 17

Stoke City (2012-2013)

Appearances: 7

Goals: 1

Club career totals

Appearances: 475

Goals: 220

International career

England (1998-2008)

Appearances: 89

Goals: 40

Debut: February 11, 1998 (v Chile, London)

Last appearance: March 26, 2008 (v France, Paris)

Honours

Club

Premier League (1): 2010-11

FA Cup (1): 2000-01

League Cup (3): 2000-01, 2002-03, 2009-10

Community Shield (2): 2001, 2010

UEFA Cup (1): 2000-01

UEFA Super Cup (1): 2001

Individual

Ballon d'Or: 2001

PFA Players' Player of the Year: 2008-09

Premier League Golden Boot: 1997-98 (shared), 1998-99 (shared)

Premier League Player of the Season: 1997-98

BBC Sports Personality of the Year: 1998

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