David Robert Joseph Beckham, (born 2 May 1975) is an English footballer who currently plays in midfield for Milan in Serie A, on loan from Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy. He is also an established member of the England national team. Twice runner-up for FIFA World Player of the Year and in 2004 the world's highest-paid footballer, Beckham was the first British footballer to play 100 Champions League matches. He was Google's most searched of all sports topics in both 2003 and 2004.
Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp (born 10 May 1969 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch former professional footballer. He was named after Manchester United footballer Denis Law (although the traditional spelling had to be observed for the legal satisfaction of the registrar). At club level he played for Ajax, Internazionale, Arsenal and also represented the Netherlands at international level.
Fabien Alain Barthez (born 28 June 1971 in Lavelanet) is a former French football goalkeeper who won honours with Manchester United and the French national team, with whom he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and Euro 2000 and reached the final of the 2006 World Cup. He shares the record for the most World Cup finals clean sheets with Peter Shilton, with 10. Professionally, he has kept goal for his clubs to a Champions League title and several Ligue 1 and Premier League titles.
Alan Shearer, (born 13 August 1970) is a retired English footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and for the England national team. He is widely considered as one of the greatest English strikers of all time, being both Newcastle's and the Premier League's record goalscorer. After retiring as a player, Shearer worked as a television pundit for the BBC.
Ruud Gullit (born as Ruud Dil, September 1, 1962 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football manager and former player, who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s. He was the captain of the Netherlands national team that was victorious at Euro 88 and was also a member of the squad for the 1990 World Cup. He was named the European Footballer of the Year in 1987 and the World Soccer Player of the Year in 1987 and 1989. He was a versatile player, playing in numerous positions during his career.
Tony Adams, MBE is an English football manager and former defender. He is the former manager of English Premier League side Portsmouth. Adams spent his entire playing career of 22 years at Arsenal, and is considered one of the club's greatest players of all time by the club's own fans and was included in the Football League 100 Legends. He wore the number 6 shirt for Arsenal and 5 for England.
Trevor John Francis, is a former footballer who won the European Cup twice with Nottingham Forest and 52 caps for England. He was England's first £1 million player. He has also been a football manager. Francis is now working as a pundit with Al Jazeera Sports. England manager Fabio Capello labelled Francis as the best English player to have ever played in Serie A.
Mark Bosnich (born 13 January 1972 in Fairfield, New South Wales) is a retired Australian association football player who last played league football for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-League. He did however make some non-league appearances for the semi-professional Western sydney based club Sydney Olympic, which played in the NSW Premier League 2009. He represented his country 17 times and played for English Premier League clubs Aston Villa, Manchester United and Chelsea.
Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November 1978) is an English footballer. He plays at centre back for Manchester United in the Premier League and is captain of the England national team. He has amassed 76 caps for England and been a member of three FIFA World Cup squads.
Bacteriochlorophylls are photosynthetic pigments that occur in various phototrophic bacteria. They are related to chlorophylls, which are the primary pigments in plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Groups that contain bacteriochlorophyll conduct photosynthesis, but do not produce oxygen. They use wavelengths of light not absorbed by plants.
The Internal Revenue Act of 1864, 13 Stat. 223 (June 30, 1864), increased the income tax rates established by the Internal Revenue Act of 1862. The measure was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.