Frequent question: Who was the first 2 million pound footballer?

Who was Britain’s first 2 million pound?

The 1970s saw a rapid increase in transfer fees. Martin Peters became the first £200,000 player in 1970, but by 1977 Kevin Keegan’s move to West Germany’s Hamburger SV had taken the record to £500,000.

Record progression.

Date February 1979
Player Trevor Francis
From Birmingham City
To Nottingham Forest
Fee £1,180,000

Who has scored the most own goals in the Premier League?

Martin Skrtel overshadowed them all by scoring four, which remains the most by an individual in a single Premier League season. Skrtel is joint second behind Dunne on the all-time list of Premier League own goals alongside Phil Jagielka and his fellow Liverpool centre-back Jamie Carragher.

Who was the first 100 million pound footballer?

However, the fee remained short of what would have been a landmark figure at £100 million. It was only in 1992 that Jean-Pierre Papin became the first player to move for a fee in excess of £10 million. Just two decades later, we are talking about a figure of 10 times that magnitude.

What is the fastest goal ever scored?

However, the fastest goal officially recognised by the Football Association was during a 2004 amateur match between Cowes Sports Res. v Eastleigh Res. Marc Burrows scored the opening goal in just 2.56 seconds of the game.

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Who scored the fastest goal in the world?


Position Player Time
1 Gavin Stokes 2.1 sec
2 Vuk Bakic 2.2 sec
3 Marc Burrows 2.56 sec
4 Ricardo Olivera 2.8 sec

Who scored the most own goals in history?

Most Premier League own goals ever

  • Wes Brown – 6.
  • Martin Skrtel – 7.
  • Phil Jagielka – 7.
  • Jamie Carragher – 7.
  • Richard Dunne – 10.