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Ian

Rush MBE

Born in 1961 in St Asaph, the Welsh striker made his name at club level in Liverpool but it was when he played for Wales, his national team that he earned the adulation of a nation, scoring a record-breaking 28 times in 78 appearances between 1980 and 1996.

Throughout his career, Ian Rush found the back of the net with unerring regularity for both club and country, he is one of the British game’s naturally talented and feared goalscorer.

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First capped against Scotland in 1980 with a 1-0 defeat in Glasgow, Rush quickly became a star of the side although Wales never qualified for a major tournament to provide the prolific forward with the international stage of his talents deserved, he remained one of the worlds most widely respected goal scorers.

At club level Rush played for Liverpool F.C. from 1980-1987 and 1988-1996, and is the club's all-time leading goalscorer, havi...

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