Stewart Downing, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Stewart Downing

English association football player

Date of Birth: 22-Jul-1984

Place of Birth: Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom

Profession: association football player

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Stewart Downing

  • Stewart Downing (born 22 July 1984) is an English professional footballer who plays for Championship club Blackburn Rovers.
  • He has played most of his career as a winger, where he operates predominantly on the left-hand side, though he can play on the right and go inside on to his stronger left foot.
  • Downing has played more recently as an attacking midfielder. Downing started his career at Middlesbrough, where after a loan at Sunderland, he became a key part of the team, winning the League Cup in 2004 and helping them to the UEFA Cup final two years later.
  • In 2009, after Boro's relegation, he joined Aston Villa for an initial £10 million, then moved on to Liverpool for twice that amount two years later, again winning the League Cup in 2012.
  • He played for two seasons at West Ham United before returning to Middlesbrough.
  • In 2019, he was released by Middlesbrough after 404 total appearances, and signed for Blackburn. A full international from 2005 to 2014, Downing earned 35 caps for England.
  • He was included in the nation's squads that reached the quarter-finals at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.

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