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Elliot Young

Elliot Young
Elliot Young is a guest author at SquadNumbers.com.

George Best. Eric Cantona. David Beckham. Cristiano Ronaldo. On the face of it, those four players have very little in common. Best was the self-confessed womaniser who, when time allowed, …

The number 10 shirt has been one of the most influential in the history of Manchester United. Denis Law was one of the first to wear it with such distinction, …

Many sports fans have a strong association with numbers. Whether it’s the year that their team finally secured some silverware, or perhaps the amount of victories achieved over their bitter rivals …

Sometimes, dreams do come true. Nobody knows that better than on-loan Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo. The Nigeria international, who typically wears the number 9 shirt for his national team, …

Although narrowly missing out on the Ballon d’Or this year, Virgil van Dijk still has quite a lot to be proud of. His progress so far at Liverpool is legendary …

No football fan in their right mind should question Robert Lewandowski’s worth to his team. Polish striker proves his value every single time, and as a reliable record-breaking machine, he’s …

Pele, so good they retired his number twice There are many things that come across from the United States that are readily embraced in Europe and the UK. Breaking Bad, …

Alan Shearer (centre) won the golden boot award for three consecutive seasons Squad numbers can often tell a story. In this case, they tell the story of the greatest goalscorers …

Obviously, the answer to whether two number 22s can win the Golden Boot is that they could – it’s possible for the award to be shared – but it’s unlikely. …

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