Leigh Raymond Matthews AM (born 1 March 1952) is a former Australian rules footballer and coach.
He played for Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and coached Collingwood and the Brisbane Lions.
Squat, short-legged and barrel-chested, Matthews earned the iconic nickname "Lethal Leigh" due to his physical as well as skillful style of play.
He is officially recognised as the "best player of the 20th century" according to the AFL, is a Legend in the Australian Football Hall of Fame, on the Hawthorn and AFL Teams of the Centuries and is one of the most successful AFL coaches of all time.
He is now an AFL commentator on television with the Seven Network and on radio with 3AW.