The arrival of close friend Steve McManaman from Real Madrid gave Fowler hope, but the pair failed to rekindle their prolific partnership from their time at Liverpool, and received criticism from the fans and tabloids for their salaries and alleged excesses;[50] they were named and shamed in a sex scandal covered by the News of the World[51] that year. – Who’s the richest Soccer Player in the world? The couple started dating in 1999. But in laid-back Townsville, where he is now based after signing a two-year deal to play for A-League club North Queensland Fury, Fowler is discovering that wealth and fame are not as highly prized. Surgeons were forced to perform a micro-fracture for the hip to heal properly. [15][28] Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier stated that this was a Cameroonian grass-eating celebration, learnt from teammate Rigobert Song. Together they have three daughters[153] and one son. [32] In the absence of Jamie Redknapp, who was sidelined by injury, Fowler was named as Liverpool captain when he started. Star: Former England striker Robbie Fowler … He has been married to Kerry Hannon … The term was coined by the Daily Mail, and arose due to misplaced rumours that Fowler was dating Spice Girl Emma Bunton. He followed this up with a headed goal the following week against the Wellington Phoenix. "Regardless of what people think of me, I've got pride in myself. Robbie Fowler has had encounters with Andrea Boardman (1997) and Davinia Taylor. Fowler is best remembered for his tenure at Liverpool and is the seventh-highest goalscorer in the history of the Premier League. [3] He subsequently played for Leeds United and Manchester City, before returning to Liverpool in January 2006. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. However, Fowler was quick to dismiss talk of a quick return to England. The separation hit home for the devoted family man on April 9, when he spent his 34th birthday alone. He is an actor, known for LFC Quiz Rivals: Fowler v McManaman (2018), Premier League 30. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. [30] While Fowler sent a "letter of apology " to Le Saux for the incident, Le Saux retained that it was "not an apology". [106] On 21 April 2014, Fowler also featured in a charity match to commemorate the lives of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the Hillsborough Disaster. Ferguson laughed when asked if his star had adjusted to the north Queensland lifestyle. While celebrating his goal against Liverpool's Merseyside rivals, Everton, Fowler used the white line of the penalty area to simulate cocaine use. She is also the author of Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness, the gold-medal award-winning What’s Next: Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond’ and the national bestseller “Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy … And Pays the Bills. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Three years ago he was listed in the UK's Sunday Times Rich List as one of the 1000 wealthiest Britons, with a fortune of about $50 million from his football career and property investments.