Name: Lucas Neil
Date of birth: 9/3/1978
Height: 185 cm (6 feet, 1 inch)
Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
Birth Name: Lucas Neil
Nick Name: Neil
Current team: West Ham United
Lucas Edward Neill was born on 9 March 1978 in Sydney, Australia. He is currently playing in Premier League for West Ham United as a Defender. He started his professional football with Millwall in 1995 and remained with the for the 6 years making 152 appearances, scoring 13 goals. In 2001 he joined Blackburn Rovers for an initial fee of £600,000 plus up to £400,000 more depending on appearances. He made his debut for the club in the match against Sunderland. In 2007 Neil joined West Ham United on the basic salary of £60,000 per week. On 10 February, 2007 Neill played his first Premiership match for West Ham against Watford, where he picked up a knee injury.