Born in Jamaica, Sterling moved to London at the age of five and began his career at Queens Park Rangers before signing for Liverpool in 2010. In July 2015, following a lengthy dispute over a new contract, he was signed by Manchester City in a transfer potentially worth £49 million, the highest transfer fee ever paid for an English player.
He represented England at under-16, under-17 and under-21 level before being capped at full level by the national team in November 2012, and performed at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Description provided by Wikipedia
Raheem Sterling’s defiant stance against the scourge of racism has been emboldened by his desire to protect future generations from abuse
The Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has voted for Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling to land the Professional Footballers’ Association’s player of the year award
Raheem Sterling has called on more players to speak out against racial abuse but said he would not be tempted to walk off in protest because that would allow the perpetrators to win