Robbie Keane is an Irish former professional footballer, turned assistant manager. Known for his impressive goal scoring as a forward in the Premier League, Robbie Keane played top class football, for top class clubs like Tottenham Hotspur and LA Galaxy. A player that showed exemplary sportsmanship throughout his career, and has continued to evidence his leadership and commitment off the pitch, Robbie Keane is an ideal after dinner speaker for an entertaining discussion on his vast career in sports.
Primarily associated with Tottenham Hotspur and LA Galaxy, Robbie Keane enjoyed eight years at the former club and a further five with the latter. From winning the Football League Cup in 2008 to setting a record of twenty three goals in a season in the same year, and becoming the team captain, Robbie Keane proved his dominance as a gifted goal scorer whilst at Tottenham Hotspurs. Equally successful in his career with La Galaxy, he won the Major League Soccer Cup on three occasions and personally was named as the LA Galaxy’s Most Valued Player for four years. With talent and versatility like Robbie Keane it's no surprise that he is the fifteenth most successful goalscorer in Premier League history.
Showing promise from a young age, Robbie Keane was scouted whilst playing for the school boy team Crumlin United. Aged only ten, it was evident he had the makings of a formidable player and he was offered contracts with Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers, where he began his professional youth career in 1996. Making his senior debut a year into his training at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Robbie Keane has established himself as a rising star of the game.
As an elite upfront player, Robbie Keane was called on to represent his country, gaining a total of 146 caps for Ireland across eighteen years. Winning the Nations Cup in 2011 and playing in the FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euros were the highlights of Robbie Keane’s international career. Scoring an unrivalled sixty eight goals made him Ireland’s all time top scorer and the only player in the world to have scored at least one international goal for eighteen consecutive years. With such an illustrious career, garnered with awards, Player of the year and Goal of the Season titles, Robbie Keane is the ideal after dinner speaker for entertaining guests at events. Sharing anecdotes from his professional career and reflecting on the highs and lows of top flight football, Robbie Keane is a consummate professional at every occasion.