You may have heard the music of Alexander O Neal, but what do you really know about him? All True, Man is his incredible story, one which lays bare the life of a fatherless black man growing up in the Deep South of America, the racial hatred he saw every day.
Amir Khan is a hard-working, twenty-first-century hero: a standard bearer for his Pakistani heritage, his Lancashire upbringing and the future of British boxing. At just seventeen, he won silver at the 2004 Olympics in Athens and when he turned professional in 2005, he won his first fight in 109 seconds. Tickets to his fights sell out in hours and he is watched by millions on prime-time television. But his feet are still firmly on the ground - he lives at home with his parents in Bolton, fasts in the holy month of Ramadan and can sometimes be spotted helping out at his uncle and auntie's curry house. Here, he tells his story: of a boy from Bolton who just happens to be a world-class boxer.
Colin McRae was the youngest World Rally Champion ever. This book charts his dramatic and dangerous climb to the pinnacle of success. Colin talks about the skills, the speed, the danger, the friendships, the rivalries, and the Adrenalin. This passionate life story takes us from McRae's close family upbringing—within a dynasty of rally drivers—through his early success with Subaru, through his wins with Ford, the much hyped competition with Richard Burns and his incredible lifestyle.
Steven Gerrard, immensely talented, professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers. He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team.
The only player in Reds history to feature in the club's all-time top five for both appearances and goals, 710 games and found the target 186 times. He is a footballer of world-class ability, respected by rivals and adored by supporters. A hero & superstar of Liverpool’s for 17 years, 7 major trophies, an FA Cup final named after him, an MBE and a lifetime of appreciation. The 114 on the shirt represents the caps he earned for his country.
Naby Keita's arrival at Liverpool was one of the most anticipated transfers in recent memory, largely because the deal was agreed a full year before he actually showed up on Merseyside. A great new asset to the Liverpool squad.
Mané transferred to Liverpool in 2016 for a fee of £34 million, making him the most expensive African player in history at that time. Since joining Liverpool, among other achievements he scored in the 2018 Champions League final.