Today we present to you 5 interesting fun facts about Theo Walcott’s life.
Football is indeed the world’s one of the most famous sport. Liked and watched by millions around the globe. When we go through the nations of the world playing football then England holds a great spot. England has produced one of the finest football players admired by all fans of this great game. You will really enjoy our way of compiling cool and amazing facts of Theo Walcott’s life.
Theo Walcott Interesting Facts
1. YOUNGEST WINNER OF BBC YOUNG SPORT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2006
Theo Walcott’s hold a great pride and award of having the youngest winning player of BBC Young Sport Personality of the Year 2006. Not to forget he also holds the honour for being youngest top three finalist for the said award in the year 2015 too.
2. ENGLAND’S YOUNGEST EVER SENIOR FOOTBALL PLAYER
On 30 May 2006, Walcott became England’s youngest ever senior football player aged 17 years and 75 days. He represented England in 3-1 friendly win over Hungry at Old Trafford.
3. YOUNGEST PLAYER IN HISTORY TO SCORE A HAT-TRICK FOR ENGLAND
Theo Walcott earned great respect and honour in this game in the hearts of all English fans by becoming a youngest player in the history of this game by scoring a hat-trick for England
4. MORE THAN 100 GOALS SCORER IN HIS ONE AND ONLY SEASON
Walcott scored more than 100 goals in his one and only season for Newbury. Whenever he got hold of the ball it was found within the goal post of opponent team!
5. NIKE SPONSORED HIM AT THE AGE OF 14
Walcott was one of the youngest player selected by one of the world’s finest brand NIKE to become there brand ambassador at a very young age of 14.
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6. YOUNGEST PLAYER EVER TO SCORE FOR THE ENGLAND UNDER 21 TEAM
On 15 August 2006, Walcott became the youngest player ever to score for the England under 21 Team when he scored the opener after three minutes in England’s 2–2 draw with Moldova. This game against Moldova was his first cap for the England Under-21s.
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7. TORCHBEARER FOR BEIJING OLYMPIC 2008
On 6 April 2008, Walcott was a torchbearer for the Beijing Olympic 2008 as it was paraded around London.
8. WALCOTT HAS FOUR BOOKS PUBLISHED
This great player has got four published books namely “T.J. and the Hat-Trick”, “T.J. and the Penalty”, “T.J. and the Winning Goal” and “T.J. and the Cup Run”.
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