Facts of Jason Mcateer Biography
|Full Name||Jason Mcateer|
|Place of birth||Birkenhead, United Kingdom|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Hair Color||Dyed Blond|
Who is Jason Mcateer?
Jason McAteer is a retired Irish footballer. In his playing career, Mcateer mainly played as a midfielder, but he was still a capable right and center defensive midfielder. McAteer has performed for 5 clubs including Bolton Wanderers, Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, and subsequently Tranmere Rovers, and has represented Irish team and has won over 50 international caps for Ireland.
The complete value of his transfer amounts was over £9 million but on 12 June 2007, Jason declared that he would retire from professional soccer. He was also featured in a FIFA videogame series from EA Sports.
Jason Mcateer: Birth, Family, Education, & Childhood
Irish soccer star Jason was born on eighteenth June 1971, in Birkenhead, United Kingdom. His birth name is Jason Wynne McAteer. Further, his the caucasian Irish soccer star has an Irish and American nationality.
Other than for his racial backgrounds and dual citizenship, he has kept things about his parents and siblings away from the media. However, from his early childhood, he was one of the notable football players.
Jason's Career Highlights
In 1992, McAteer began playing for Marine in its official squad. He was eventually bought for £500 by Bolton as a midfield player. Again he was traded to Liverpool after penning a contract worth £4.5 million in 1995 after winning the Football League Cup Final. He performed against the Manchester United in the 1996 FA Cup Final but lost to Eric Cantona's deciding goal.
After that, in the 1998-99 season, Blackburn Rovers booked Jason for £4 million. Again in 2002–03 season, Jason moved to Sunderland FC signing a contract for £1 million.
Amid his freak accident hurting his nasal bone in a clash with Manchester United's Roy Keane, he went on to perform fairly well that season.
He left Sunderland in 2004 to join Tranmere Rovers. He was playing for his home squad and chose to retire in May 2007. His official retirement date, however, is 12 June 2007. He serves as a football coach after his retirement. He has earned over 50 global caps for Ireland to date.
International Career Highlights
Between 1994 and 2004, McAteer performed 52 times for the Republic of Ireland (ROI). He made his ROI debut on March 23, 1994, in a friendly match at Lansdowne Road against Russia and was chosen for the Republic's 1994 World Cup squad by manager Jack Charlton.
McAteer went on as a replacement for the popular 1–0 World Cup win over Italy by ROI. In 2002, McAteer performed for the Republic of Ireland in his second World Cup. In a crucial 1–0 World Cup qualifying win against the Netherlands on September 2001, he scored the resolute goal for the Irish team, which helped ROI stay on in the 2002 World Cup race.
Jason Mcateer: Compensation and Net worth
During Jason Mcateer's sixteen long pro-football career years, he earned over €14.80 Million in salary and bonuses, he also received around €7,000 as his salary from Irish National Football team. Added that his highest transfer value back in the 2000s was around €9 million.
As of 2019's data, former footballer & coach Mcateer's current networth is around $7 million. He is assumed to have invested in properties and his total assets are set to increase in upcoming days.
Jason Mcateer: Rumors & Controversies
Currently 47, Jason Mcateer had a fair share of rumors and controversies in his pro-soccer days. He once accused his own manager Graeme Souness of trying to destroy his career publicly, saying:
"He almost ruined my career and I cannot help but despise him for it."
along with that, McAteer and Keane had a few interesting alterations in their days as well. In a Sunderland Manchester United match, McAteer mocked Keane saying:
"Everything is black or white with Roy, there is no such color as grey. I do not always understand his rage.
After an open press attacks, Mcateer even went forth to say:
"Put it all in your next book" ----to Keane while they were on field
The action resulted in Keane responding Jason with a vicious elbow on the side of Mcateer's head.
Jason Mcateer: Body Measurement
Jason has a stature of 5 feet 11 inches / 1.80 meters and weighs 74 kg/ 163.1 lbs. His hair color is brownish red and his eyes are black in color.
Social Media Profile
He is a frequent social media user and uses Twitter and Instagram but is absent on facebook. Moreover, he has over 135 k Twitter followers and 5k plus people follow him on his official Instagram.Updated On 4 days ago Published On Wed Oct 10 2018 By pramesh