Matt Le Tissier is a former Premier League and England footballer, a successful football pundit, panellist and columnist.
Matt signed at Southampton in 1986 and stayed for 16 years – the entirety of his career.
He scored 209 goals in 540 appearances for the club and was the first midfielder to score 100 goals in the English Premier League.
Matt also earned eight caps for England from 1995 to 1998, retiring in 2002.
He is arguably the greatest and most loyal (and popular) player in Southampton’s history
Since his retirement, Le Tissier has forged a successful career as a pundit and panellist.
He makes regular appearances on Sky Sports’ Gillette Soccer Saturday with Jeff Stelling, Phil Thompson, Paul Merson and Charlie Nicholas. Furthermore, ‘Le Tiss’ is a columnist for skysports.com, as well as being a long-standing ambassador for SkyBet.
In 2015, Matt reached the final in ITV’s Eternal Glory, competing against several retired athletes in both physical and mental challenges.
He also appeared on Channel 4’s Countdown, competing against the famous clock.
More recently, Matt was a member of Harry’s Heroes on ITV. In this series, Harry Redknapp took on the challenge to get some unfit England football legends back in shape to take on old rivals Germany. Other legends on the show included Paul Merson, David Seaman, Ray Parlour, Lee Sharpe and Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock.
Matt Le Tissier – After-Dinner Speaker
Matt has also built a strong profile as an after dinner speaker, where his genuine warmth and experiences both on and off the field are consistently well received.
Matt is a keen golfer and lives in Southampton with his wife and daughter, Ava.