Former Trinidadian footballer Stern John is considered one of the legendary players to ever play for his national football team. He has played for his national football team for more than 16 years. Stern made his international football debut back in 1995. John has played for many football teams like Nottingham Forest, Birmingham City, Southampton, and Sunderland in his professional football career. At his prime, Footballer John was a very skillful footballer who played excellently as the winger and mainly as the central forward and striker for his team. He has scored 70 international goals for his national team and assisted his teammates in different tournaments and international matches.
Stern John is currently the 18th highest all-time international goal scorer in football history. He has been rewarded with different individual honors in his old playing days like Chaconia Medal, MLS golden boot winner and MLS scoring champion. Former Trinidadian footballer John is widely regarded as one of the best attackers in this sport. He has precise shooting, passing skills, leadership quality, and versatility during the game. This biography on retired football player Stern John covers some of the important moments from his early life to date.
Stern John: Quick Facts
|Full name||Stern John|
|Date of birth||30-10-1976|
|Birthplace||Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Father’s name||Not available|
|Mother’s name||Not available|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Not available|
|Height||5.11 feet (1.80 m)|
|Weight||82 Kg (182 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: N/A Waist size: N/A Biceps: N/A|
|Body type||Fit body|
|Eye color||Black color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||11 (US)|
|Marital status||Not available|
|Children name||Stern Irvine, Nikela John|
|Net worth||Around 2 to 3 million dollars|
|Playing position||Striker and central forward|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship and merchandise|
|Last Updated||February 2022|
Stern John early Life
Former Trinidadian international footballer Stern John was born in a middle-class family in Trinidad, and Tobago called Tunapuna. We currently do not have any information about his parents and siblings. We will update the information soon. Showing brilliant football skills at a very young age, he grew up playing football with his friends in his neighborhood. John used to play for his university’s football team, where he impressed his football coach from the starting days. He surprised everyone with his first touch, dribbling skills, and visionary passes.
He was one of the crucial players of the Mercer County Community college football team that won multiple trophies in college tournaments. His excellent first touch, dribbling skills, and shot power helped him secure his place in the youth football team. He played with number 14 on his jersey during his prime playing days at different football club. Likewise, he used John as his name in his club and his national team kit during his career. He started his career as a striker in the initial playing days, he excelled at many forward line positions.
Stern John Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Stern John was born 30-10-1976, which makes him 45 years old now. His Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Scorpio, but we do not have information about the religion he practices. John started playing football in the playground of his birthplace before finally getting recruited in the ranks of the Mercer County Community college football team. Since then, he kept playing brilliantly, making him one of the greatest football players to ever play for his country.
John has an athletic body at his playing days, and he stands 5.11 feet tall. Stern has evenly matched weight for a professional athlete, as he weighs around 182 pounds (82 kilograms) at normal. He has black color eyes and black color hair. Footballer John is very professional and takes very care of his body, training, and diet even though he is 45. John uses shoe size of 11 inches (US). We currently do not have any information about his body measurement. We will update the information soon.
Stern John Net Worth
According to multiple sources, Stern John is worth around 2 to 3 million dollars to date. (As of 2022) John has played for different football clubs in his careers like Nottingham Forest, Birmingham City, Southampton, and Sunderland.
He also played for the MLS (Major League Soccer) football team at his prime. The major part of his current net worth constitutes football club salary, additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. Stern earned during his playing days. He has also made 115 appearances for his national football team after making his international football debut in 1995. Footballer Stern earned a significant salary playing for his national team in his prime playing days. This makes Stern one of the highest-paid players in the sports history of Trinidad and Tobago. We currently do not have any information about his car collection, properties, Investments, and other forms of wealth. We will update the information very soon.
Who is Stern John Wife? Son, Daughter, Personal Life
We do not have any information about his wife and her profession at the moment. We do have information regarding his children. Stern Irvine, the 16-year-old son of T&T’s top goalscorer Stern John, is on track to follow his father’s footsteps and become a professional footballer in the United Kingdom.
Irvine was chosen as a young scholar by English club Notts County and is currently playing as a right-back or center-half for the club’s Under-16 and 18 teams. Stern John’s daughter’s name is Nikela John. She was 19 years old when she from medical complications at the family’s home at Cunupia.
We will update the further information very soon. For three years, Stern John has also served as the coach for the Trinidadian football club Central FC. Footballer Stern is considered one of the most remarkable people in sports history of his home country.
Style of Play and Playing Position
Stern John is one of the iconic football players to ever play for the Trinidad and Tobago national football team. His shooting, ball heading ability and dribbling qualities in his playing days made him one of the best attackers in the past. In his prime playing days, John was unstoppable as he had the brilliant first touch and was very fast with the ball on his feet.
The MLS golden boot winner was also very famous for his excellence at the one vs. one situation against the opponents. Footballer Stern has played mostly as a central forward, striker, and sometimes as the winger in his professional career.
Stern John Instagram
According to our research, we could not find any social media accounts owned by Stern John. There may be that he or his representatives may be using his social media accounts. But we do not have any concrete proof of it yet. We will very soon update the information about his social media presence.
Stern John FIFA 22 rating
Former English premier league striker Stern John is a retired professional footballer. He does not have a player rating in FIFA 22 as he is not playing for any club or the country anymore. However, FIFA may release a prime icon card for the legendary footballer in the future, but we are not sure about it.
- John was born into a poor family and he started playing football on the playground of his hometown, Tunapuna.
- John used to play for his university’s football team, where he impressed his football coach from the initial playing days.
- He had excellent skills and shot power even at a young age, which helped secure his place in the youth football team.
Professional career (Playing from 1996-2018)
- Stern John was signed by the MLS football club Columbus crew, where he also won the golden boot by scoring 26 goals.
- He caught the eyes of the elite European football clubs and he signed for the Nottingham forest football club in 1999.
- John also played two seasons with Birmingham football club where he scored 16 goals in 77 appearances for the club.
- He played for two English football clubs, Southampton and Sunderland, between 2007 and 2009.
- Stern also played for the rival English football club Crystal Palace where he scored just two goals in 16 total appearances.
- John also played for three football clubs, namely, North East stars, Solihull Moors, and WASA FC, between 2011 and 2014.
- He also played for the Trinidadian football club Central FC, where he is also the coach at present.
- He is currently the 18th highest all-time international goal scorer in football history and another football player Abdul Kadir of Indonesia. (As of 2022)
- The iconic Former Trinidadian footballer Stern John has scored 70 goals in 115 appearances for his national football team.