Ian Rush MBE
Ian Rush MBE is best known as a regular goal scorer for Liverpool FC and the Welsh national football team during the 1980s and 1990s. Since 2005, he has been involved in media work within the game, including a stint as an analyst with ESPN. He also appears as a pundit and reporter for Sky Sports and Sky Sports News. He is currently the Elite League Performance director for the Welsh FA.
Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2006 due to his achievements in the game.
In 1980 Liverpool paid a record fee for Ian when he was a teenager of £300,000 which remains Chester's record sale 28 years on. He was voted PFA Young Player of the Year in 1983 after inspiring Liverpool to a second successive First Division/League Cup double. At club level, he also represented Chester, Juventus, Leeds United, Newcastle United, Sheffield United, Wrexham and Sydney Olympic before retiring from playing in 1999. He played regularly for the Welsh national team scoring a record 28 goals in 73 games. He was voted PFA Player of the Year, Football Writers Footballer of the Year and was the first British footballer to be awarded the European Golden Boot Award as Liverpool retained both the League and the League Cup and won the European Cup to complete a unique treble in 1984.
Recently voted in the top three most popular football players who have graced a Liverpool shirt and a confirmed achiever, Ian Rush MBE understands the many criteria at play in achieving your goals. As such he shows you what it takes not only to achieve but also to transfer your success to a new arena.
Ian Rush is an experienced media personality and his entertaining presentations are both informative and uplifting.