There have been many impotant footballers from England, but I will focus in three of them: David Beckham, Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney.
David Beckham was that poster boy who played for Manchester United at the begginning, later he sign with Real Madrid where he played a few seasons and the he went to the MLS, where he played for LA Galaxy, and he had been also playing for AC Milan, in Italy, and Paris Saint-Germain, in France, where he retired last season.
He was also very well known because all the brands he sponsored, normally underwear clothes brands, and also because he is married with Victoria Beckham, an ex-Spice Girl.
Steven Gerrard is a leyend of the English football, he has been one of the most successfull midfielders in England. He plays for the team of Liverpool, where he is the captain. He had win great tittles with Liverpool, such as the Uefa Champions League. Steven Gerrard is also a basic player for the English national team.
Wayne Rooney is considered one of the best strickers in english football nowadays. He started his career playing for Everton, where he made a great performance, and then, signed with Manchester United, where he plays nowadays and where he won The Premier League, and the Uefa Champions League, among others. He has been always essential for the English National Team, and some people says that he is going to leave Manchester this year.