Leighton John Baines (born 11 December 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Everton, where he is also vice-captain.
Baines started his career with Wigan Athletic, and was part of the team that won the Second Division in the 2002–03 season and was a runner-up in the 2004–05 Championship and the 2006 League Cup Final.
He joined Everton in 2007, helping them reach the 2009 FA Cup Final.
He has played for England at under-21 and senior levels.
Baines was included in the England squads at UEFA Euro 2012 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup.