|Eoin Morgan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||September 10, 1986|
Eoin Morgan is an English cricketer who is best known for being the captain of the national England cricket team in the One-Day cricket format. Besides that, he also plays for Ireland’s national cricket team. With time, Eoin has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, more than 800k followers on Instagram, and more than 1 million followers on Twitter.
Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan
London, England, United Kingdom
Morgan studied at the Catholic University School on Leeson Street. Thereafter, he studied at Dulwich College for a short while.
- Father – Jody Morgan (Former Cricketer, Groundsman)
- Mother –
- Siblings – Gavin Morgan (Older Brother) (Entrepreneur), Laura Morgan (Sister) (Former Cricketer), Gareth Morgan (Older Brother) (Former Cricketer, Engineer), Evan Morgan (Younger Brother) (Software Engineer), Gwen Morgan (Sister) (Former Cricketer)
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Eoin has dated –
- Brooke Tsakirakis (2010)
- Tara Ridgway (2010-Present) – They got married to one another on November 3, 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
- Square face shape
- Wide smile
He appeared in the commercial for the Abu Dhabi T10 League in 2019.
Through his social media, he has endorsed various brands such as StarPick.
Eoin Morgan Favorite Things
- Musicians – David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia
- Cricket Ground – Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England
Source – Facebook
Eoin Morgan Facts
- He was raised in Rush.
- Morgan inherited his cricketer’s trait from his father Jody who captained “Rush Cricket Club’s” Third XI team. He started learning to play the game at the same club.
- His parents met one another in Dublin.
- Morgan’s sister’s Laura and Gwen played cricket for Ireland, whereas his older brother’s Gareth and Gavin played for Leinster. However, as of April, Gareth was working as an engineer, Laura worked with PayPal, and Gwen was studying for a Ph.D.
- His younger brother Evan did not follow his sibling’s footsteps and became a software engineer.
- While in school, Eoin performed in 3 “Leinster Senior Schools Cup” champion teams.
- During his tweenager years, he played a lot of hurling. This is also where he developed his incredible skills as a batsman.
- It wasn’t until he joined Dulwich College that he found his passion to play for the England cricket team.
- Growing up, Morgan practiced with his older brothers on the terrace in the St. Catherine housing estate.
- He is close friends with cricketer Billy Godleman and Steven Finn.
- Morgan considers former Trinidadian cricketer Brian Lara to be his hero.
- He is the brand ambassador for Odendaal Diamonds, CA Sports, and Captain Morgan.
- Eoin is a huge supporter of the Manchester United football team.
- He enjoys a glass of beer every now and then.
- At the “2019 ICC World Cup”, Morgan scored the most amount of ‘6s. 17 of which, were against Afghanistan.
- He is considered to be the only captain of England to score 4 ODI centuries.
- His most awaited shot is the reverse sweep.
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