English striker who played for Liverpool, Birmingham City, and Aston Villa amongst other clubs before joining the Newcastle Jets in 2012; played for the English national team from 1999 to 2010.
He made 62 appearances and scored 7 goals in his 11 years with England's national team.
He was teammates with Steven Gerrard on Liverpool from 2000 to 2004.
He made his first youth soccer commitment with Leicester City at age 9.
He has two children with his wife Chantelle Tagoe, and has three children from a previous relationship.