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Iain Hume

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About

The Scottish-born Canadian international striker progressed through the youth ranks at Tranmere Rovers and moved to the senior setup. His best season for Tranmere was during the 2004-05 campaign where he finished top scorer with 16 goals. He then made an expensive move to Leicester City and reaped great success there followed by another pricey switch to Barnsley. On the international front he dazzled at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina and made his senior debut for Canada in a February 2003 friendly against Libya. Hume was instrumental in getting Kerala Blasters FC to the final of Hero ISL 2014 with five goals and three assists and was righty chosen the Hero of the League. Hume is perhaps best known for coming back to professional football after suffering a life-threatening skull fracture - perhaps one of the best comeback stories in sports. He scored two hat-tricks, scoring a total of 11 goals for Atletico de Kolkata in Hero ISL 2015 and 7 goals last season en-route ATK's title-winning campaign. back in Kerala, he would want to continue his red-hot form.

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Date of Birth (Current Age) 1983-10-30 (36)
Place Of Birth Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality Canada
Height 170 cm | 5 ft 6 ins
Weight 72 Kg
Preferred Position Forward
Preferred (Penalty) Foot Right foot
Playing Experiences 2016 to 2017 in ATK (#7)
2017 to in Kerala Blasters FC (#10)

Honours and Awards

  • 2014 - ISL Hero of the League
  • 2015 - ISL Fittest Player
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