Graeme Le Saux was a very high profile British footballer between 1989 until 2005, for Chelsea and England, and was capped 36 times for England. In his club playing career he scored 20 goals from 403 club appearances. In 1997, he became the most expensive defender in English footballing history when he returned to Chelsea for £5 million, staying there for six seasons before finishing his career with a move to Southampton in 2003. He was twice named in the Professional Footballers’ Association Team of the Year, in 1995 with Blackburn and in 1998 with Chelsea. For England, he started in all four England games at the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France and scored a goal against Brazil.
Graeme has appeared regularly on British TV sports and entertainment programmes since his retirement. He currently works as a match analyst and commentator for the U.S-based NBC Sports Network’s television coverage of the Premier League. He has also sat on the Football Association’s Inclusion Advisory Board.