English footballs first 1 million pound player was Trevor Fransis, signed by brian clough for Nottingham forest.
The first over £10 Million transfer between English Clubs was Alan Shearer, who joined Newcastle United from Blackburn Rovers in 1996 for a fee of £15 Million.
Trevor Francis, transferred from Birmingham to Nottingham Forest in 1979.
While Trevor Francis was recognised as the first million pound player, the actual transfer fee for the player was £999,999 - £1 short of the million mark as Brian Clough wanted to ensure this milestone mark did not go Trevor's head, although with taxes the total fee exceeded £1.1m.
David Mills (born 6 December 1951, Whitby) was an English football player most ... record and making Mills Britain's first half million pound footballer.
the first football looked quite like the footballs of today. although the first ball was made of a different material that is heavier than todays footballs it was nearly the same The footballs now are much better in being able to curl as seen in free-kicks
Nerf footballs were first made in 1972. This was introduced after a polyeurethane ball was developed by Park Brothers in 1969, with a diameter of 4 inches.
The first player in the NFL to have a base salary of $1 million was Bruce Matthews, who played for the Houston Oilers. The first NFL player to have a signing bonus of $1 million was Johnny Lam Jones who played for the New York Jets.
The total number of footballs produced annually at the Ada Football Factory is 700,000. The first year that Wilson began producing official NFL footballs was in 1955.
Approximately 375 million people speak English as their first language
As of 2011, there are approximately 500 million people speak English as their first language. and about 900 million to 1 billion total English speakers.
The first player sold for 2 million pounds, was the Dutch footballer Johan Cruiff from Ajax to Barcelona in Spain. Johan Cruyff was tranferred from Ajax to Barcelona in 1973 for six million dutch guilder which at the time worked out at approxmately US$2 million or £922,000. Mark Hughes was sold to Barcelona for £2 million in 1986. But before Hughes transfer Diego Maradona left Boca Juniors for Barcelona in 1982 for £3million and then from Barcelona to Napoli in 1984 for £5 million. The first £2 million pound transfer between English clubs was Paul Gascoigne from Newcastle to Spurs
It was Paul Gazza. The first two million pound goalkeeper is Nigel Martin.
On Wilson footballs, the dating code is displayed on footballs. The first code stands for the date, the second code stands for the month, and the last letter represents the year. Wilson began their dating system in 1988.
Nassier Hussein is the first Indian player to captain an English country team.
Selestin babayahro is the first nigeria player to in english premier league(chelsea)
He was the first £1million player in England.
The first football was made of pig guts
Nolan Ryan was the first player to earn an annual salary above $1 million, signing a $4.5 million, 4-year contract with the Houston Astros in 1979.