Oh, Mo. Where did it all go wrong?
Either way, serialisation of his new book Reboot: My Life, My Time has not gone down well on social media. Alan Shearer waded in on Twitter after Owen lamented his time on Tyneside, and the latest quotes have him criticising a “childish” David Beckham for the midfielder’s petulant France ‘98 red card against Argentina. (Frankly, they’re not particularly unreasonable either.)
That tournament – or more specifically, that game – changed Owen’s life forever. But it was also a pinnacle he never came close to scaling again: he won 89 caps, scored 40 goals and played in another two quarter-finals for England without getting close to glory.
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