Who is Lee Sharpe and how old is he? Everything you need to know about the former pro footballer and TV personality

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Lee Sharpe has famously powered through many challenges during his impressive football career.

But years after his retirement, the former midfielder will see if he has what it takes to get match ready for Harry Heroes: The Full English. Here’s all you need to know…

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Lee Sharpe is a former professional footballer who played for clubs like Manchester United and Leeds United[/caption]

Who is Lee Sharpe and how old is he?

Lee Sharpe is a former professional footballer who was born in May 1971.

The 47-year-old officially retired in 2003, but has continued to be a household name due to various TV appearances.

Lee has appeared on reality TV shows such as Dancing On Ice, Celebrity Wrestling and Celebrity Love Island.

He has also appeared in sports pundit on BBC’s Match of the Day, the Abu Dhabi Sports Channel and ESPN Star in Singapore.

Which football clubs did Lee Sharpe play for?

Lee began his career at Torquay United, before he joined Manchester United in 1988.

He made more than than 200 appearances for United from 1988 to 1996 and won an impressive amount of silverware including three Premier League titles, two FA Cup wins, a League Cup win and the UEFA Cup Winners Cup.

The winger then moved on to Leeds United for two years, before playing for a string of lower league clubs before he eventually retired in June 2003.

During his career, he also enjoyed a two-year stint on the England squad between 1991-1993.

Harry Redknapp will try and get team of unfit England football legends from the 1990s  – including Lee – back in shape in Harry’s Heroes: The Full English

What is Harry’s Heroes and when is it on TV ?

While Harry’s Heroes: The Full English sees Harry Redknapp get a team of unfit England football legends from the 1990s  – including Lee – back in shape and back into the Three Lions shirts they wore with pride back in their heyday.

The sportsmen will work to get back on the pitch ready to take on their old rivals Germany in one last grudge match to prove they can still cut it in middle age.

You see how he fares in the first episode of this two-parter TONIGHT (March 18, 201) at 9pm on ITV.

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