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Anthony Watson facts | 10 things you didn’t know…

Plying his trade at both full-back and wing, Anthony Watson is a well-respected member of the England squad. 

Here are 10 Anthony Watson facts that you may not be familiar with…

Anthony Watson facts:

1. Notable relatives

His uncle, Mark Watson, was one of the Concorde pilots. His two brothers, Marcus (Wasps) & Callum (Loughborough Students) are also rugby players


2. Childhood idol

“Jonny Wilkinson because of his tireless work ethic and his unblemished career.”


3. Full name

His full name is actually Anthony Kenneth China Watson.


4. Youngest-ever Exile

His Professional debut was for London Irish in 2011 against Newcastle earning him the title of youngest player to ever represent the club and he remained with them until 2013.


5. Partner

American events planner, Alyse Miller, who is from Philadelphia, has been the better half of England star Anthony Watson for a number of years now, and recently got engaged.


6. Watson Jnr.

The two will also be welcoming their first child in early 2021.

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Blessed 🙏🏽

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7. Best mate

He’s best mates with fellow Bath and England man, Jonathan Joseph.

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“Bout damn time” @jonathanjoseph0 😂

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8. Car

He currently drives a Maserati Ghibli. It is a far cry from the “squeaky” Toyota Avensis his dad drove.


9. Salary

The versatile back currently earns £325k per season, but is out of contract at the Rec in 2021.


10. NFL

The fullback has previously talked about a desire to play American Football. His hair already bears a similar shape to that of New York Giants – the team Watson supports – wide receiver Odell Beckham Junior.


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The talented wives and girlfriends of the England squad

The equally talented women behind the England internationals. 

1. Michelle Cussell

Elliot Daly met his partner at the £18,618-a-year Whitgift School for boys in Croydon, south London, where the Saracens star was a pupil and she worked as a sports events organiser.

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