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Michael Chopra

Michael Chopra
Michael Chopra playing for Cardiff City
Personal information
Full nameRocky Michael Chopra
Date of birth23 December 1983(age 32)
Place of birthNewcastle upon Tyne, England
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubIpswich Town

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Rocky Michael Chopra (born 23 December 1983) is an English footballer who plays for Football League Championship side Ipswich Town. He is of mixed Indian and British descent.

Chopra plays as a striker. He was originally a product of the Newcastle United Youth system. In his career he has also played for Sunderland and has spent loan spells at Watford, Nottingham Forest and Barnsley. He has represented England at the Under-15, Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 levels.

In 2006, Chopra made news for scoring the fastest goal by a substitute in Premier League history, scoring after being on the pitch for ten seconds. With an Indian father, he was also the first player of Indian parentage to play and score in the Premier League.

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