A boyhood Evertonian, Robbie Fowler joined Liverpool at the age of 11 and wrote his name into the history books with his amazing goalscoring record
1. Robbie Fowler's nickname is 'God'.
2. Robert Bernard Fowler was born in Toxteth on 9th April, 1975.
3. Robbie arrived at Liverpool as a trainee at the age of 11.
4. He then became a YTS trainee before turning professional in April 1992, on his 17th birthday.
5. Robbie scored on his debut for Liverpool against Fulham at Craven Cottage.
6. His first squad number was 23 before taking over Ian Rush's legendary 9 jersey.
7. Robbie scored five goals against Fulham in the second leg of the Coca Cola Cup tie against Fulham - his second game at Anfield - becoming the first Reds player to achieve that feat in a cup match.
8. His Anfield debut came in a goalless draw with Arsenal.
9. He once went out with a Spice Girl - Baby Spice Emma Bunton.
10. Robbie was on the Liverpool bench for the first time in the humiliating 2-0 FA Cup defeat by Bolton Wanderers at Anfield, although he didn't get on.
11. At the end of his first season, Robbie finished top scorer with 18 goals.
12. Robbie scored his first hat-trick in the Premier League against Southampton at Anfield, only his fifth league game in 1993.
13. Fowler scored on his derby debut, returning from injury to score the winner in a 2-1 win over Everton at Anfield in his first season.
14. In his second season at Anfield, Robbie became a record breaker when he scored the Premier League's fastest ever hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Arsenal in 1994.
15. Robbie helped Liverpool win the Coca Cola Cup in 1995 by scoring the only goal in both legs of the semi-final against Crystal Palace.
16. He ended his second season as top scorer with 31 goals in 57 appearances.
17. He won the Young Player of the Year award in May 1995.
18. Robbie scored his 50th Premier League goal against Manchester United in the 1995/96 season.
19. He ended his third season at Anfield with 36 goals, after a superb strike partnership with Stan Collymore.
20. Robbie won the Young Player of the Year award forthe second year in succession in 1996.
21. Robbie scored on his debut for England under-21s against San Marino in November 1993 after just three minutes!
22. He first sprang to prominence by shooting England under-18s to glory in the 1993 European Championships.
23. Robbie was sent-off for the first time in an international game in November 1994 playing for England under-21s against Austria, and was suspended for four games by UEFA.
24. He made his full England debut in 1996 as a substitute for Alan Shearer against Bulgaria.
25. Robbie's first start for his country was against Croatia.
26. His first goal for England came against Mexico at Wembley.
27. Robbie was included in Terry Venables' England squad for Euro 96, but despite calls from fans and press to play him, he couldn't dislodge the Shearer/Sheringham partnership.
28. He made two substitute appearances against Holland and Spain, but was an unused substitute in the semi-final defeat by Germany.
29. Robbie was hailed for his sporting behaviour after an incident at Highbury in 1997 when Liverpool beat Arsenal 2-1. A penalty was awarded when Fowler went down after a challenge from David Seaman, but the Reds star sportingly told the official it wasn't a spot kick, but to no avail.
30. Robbie was an Everton fan as a youngster.
31. His hero was former Everton winger Trevor Steven.
32. His favourite other team was Glasgow Rangers.
33. Robbie used to eat Chinese meals six nights a week.
34. In December 1996 Fowler reached a milestone when he scored four times in a 5-1 win over Middlesbrough, and recorded a century of goals for Liverpool.
35. In reaching 100 for Liverpool, Robbie was one game faster to the milestone than another of his heroes, a certain Ian Rush.
36. After scoring his 100th goal for Liverpool, Robbie revealed a message on his T-shirt saying 'God's job's a good'un.'
37. Robbie is married to Kerry.
38. Robbie was made Vice Captain of Liverpool by Gerard Houllier just before the start of the 1999-2000 season.
39. His 150th goal for Liverpool was the clubs last goal of the Millennium against Wimbledon at Anfield in December 1999.
40. Robbie scored a sensational goal against Birmingham City in the Worthington Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium
41. Robbie's proudest moment as a Liverpool player came when he lifted the Worthington Cup as captain of the Reds, during the victory over Birmingham City.
42. Robbie lifted the FA Cup with Jamie Redknapp and the UEFA Cup and Super Cup with Sami Hyypia.
43. Robbie came off the bench to score a spectacular goal in the 5-4 win over Alaves in the UEFA Cup Final in Dortmund.
44. Despite his injury problems, Robbie was included in Kevin Keegan's England squad for Euro 2000 but saw no action.
45. Robbie scored his first hat-trick since 1997 against Leicester City at Filbert Street in October 2001.
46. Robbie owns a horse with his good friend and former Red Steve McManaman.
47. Robbie once famously led support for the then striking Liverpool Dockers in 1996 when he had a message on his T-shirt after scoring at Anfield in a UEFA Cup tie. He was fined by UEFA but received praise from all quarters.
48. Former Liverpool teammate Neil Ruddock christened Robbie 'The Artful Dodger'.
49. Out of Robbie's first 100 goals for Liverpool, 69 of them came at Anfield with 38 at the Kop end.
50. When Robbie scored his first 100 for Liverpool, Mark Bosnich, then of Aston Villa, was the keeper to concede the most against him with nine, closely followed by Arsenal's David Seaman who had let in seven of Robbie's goals.