English central midfielder who joined Manchester City in 2010 after spending two years with Aston Villa. He became a member of the English national team in 2009.
He excelled in soccer, cricket, and running, both as a sprinter and long-distance, in his teenage years.
He became known mainly for creating opportunities for goals and getting the ball past defenders.
He was born in 1986 to Peter and Lesley Milner, who took him to watch soccer as a boy.
He played alongside Mario Balotelli on Manchester City from 2010 to 2013.