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Name Robbie Keane
Gender Male
Birthplace South Dublin, Ireland
Born 1980 07 08
Nationality Ireland
Ethnic Irish
Job Irish Footballer
Desc The 14th-most successful goalscorer in the history of the Premier League. Played for numerous clubs but enjoyed the most success at Spurs, scoring just shy of 100 league goals


Org Ireland National Team
Club as Player LA Galaxy
  Totenham Spurs


Father Robert Keane
Mother Anne Keane


Morrissey Robbie Keane is the second cousin once-removed of Morrissey. Morrissey’s father and Robbie Keane’s grandfather were cousins

2016 03 12 Retrieve

[Republic of Ireland’s leading goalscorer and captain Robbie Keane questioning the fashion choices of a reporter asking the LA Galaxy forward about last weekend’s UFC bout between fellow Republic of Ireland native Conor McGregor and the eventual victor, Nate Diaz] Are you going to sail there? Are you going on a boat?

2016 08 27 Retrieve

[Robbie Keane announces his retirement from international football] I have been very fortunate to play at major tournaments for Ireland over the years and I will cherish all of those memories but one in particular stands out - the 2002 World Cup and scoring the late goal in Ibaraki, Japan against Oliver Kahn. The atmosphere, the adrenaline & the buzz from the fans that night is something I will always remember

2016 09 03 Retrieve

[Robbie Keane speaks following his last match for the Republic of Ireland national team, where he scored in a 4-0 friendly win over Oman] I’ll be watching now as a fan. I said a few words to the players after the game and told them: ‘Never underestimate putting on that green jersey on because it’s the best feeling in the world.’ It has been for me for 18 years. We’re very fortunate that we have a group of players in there who are desperate to play for their country and turn up when given the nod. I think the future is certainly bright

2016 11 19 Retrieve

[Robbie Keane announces his plans to find a new club before bringing his illustrious playing career to an end] I believe that now is the right time for a new challenge, as I look towards the next chapter of my playing career. I still feel as fit and sharp as ever and I am looking forward to my next adventure. Having now retired from international football, I am ready to focus everything I have on one last major challenge in club football and will be taking time out to consider my options before announcing my next move