Realistically a lot of them could live off the money they’ve already earned but don’t realise how quickly it goes if you don’t alter your lifestyle. More posts from the LiverpoolFC community. He is a private guy, he basically disappeared off the face of the earth after retiring, so his reasons are his own, all I remember reading is he said he just wasn't too bothered about football anymore and was in property development back at his home in London. Cookies help us deliver our Services. An integral member of the Liverpool team which won numerous trophies between 2004 and 2006, Steve Finnan retired from football whilst playing for Portsmouth in 2010. 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He also represented the Republic of Ireland on 52 occasions which included four appearances at the 2002 World Cup Finals in South Korea and Japan. Regardless of circumstance, always loved Steve, gave his best for club and country, reliable, quiet, did his job. It's why ever since he retired (to become a property developer apparently) he's tried to distance himself from everything connected to it and why he always turns down invitations from Liverpool to come to anything related to Istanbul. Finnan Developments Current Projects Ridgeway Place, SW19 Thornton Hill, SW19 Portfolio The Green, SW19 Hill Court, SW19 Thornton Hill, SW19 Haydons Rd, SW19 Worple Rd, SW20 In May 2015 The Liverpool Echo newspaper launched a campaign to find him as he was the only member of the 2005 Champions League winning team that they could not locate for a forthcoming 10 year anniversary reunion. Since our conception, Finnan Developments has established itself as a niche property development and investment company, based in South West London. Our aim is to continue to develop exciting, innovative and design-led mixed use schemes, not only in London and its surrounding boroughs, but also overseas. His last appearance for Pompey was in the 2010 FA Cup final against Chelsea. The reality, of course, much like Finnan’s playing-style, was perfectly unspectacular. His medal from that historic night in Istanbul - where Liverpool came from three goals down at half-time in the final against AC Milan to win on penalties - is listed on the website as being valued between £12,000 and £15,000. "Everything has been booked for weeks and it's too late to cancel now. I thought it was funny as I normally think I'm pretty easy to get hold of. By all accounts, towards the end of his career he started to dislike being a footballer. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Steve Finnan has been found. [email protected] But after thorough investigative work and with the help of hashtag #FindSteveFinnan on Twitter, the 39-year-old ex-Republic of Ireland international has been found... living in London. Read about our approach to external linking. Is he broke? 2 musicians that come to mind are Lionel Richie doing private gigs for big companies like Etihad or Intel because it's guaranteed money and not reliant on ticket sales, important when your alimony is 40k+ a month. Music too, and probably many other high earning possible short term industries. "I can confirm that I'm safe and well," Finnan, who works in property development, told the Liverpool Echo. "I can confirm that I'm safe and well," Finnan, who works in property development, told the Liverpool Echo, who led the search.external-link. It was recently reported in The Times that Finnan has seen his London property development business implode and he has fallen out with his brother Sean over a £4.03m (€4.4m) debt. I imagine the public speaking and events you can get off the back of being a cl winner probably pays fairly well. That's all you want in a player. Another is Shane Filan from Westlife, lost his bollox in property investments with his brother, so jumps at the chance of any and every Westlife reunion gig/tour. Maybe COVID hit his business. That’s a real shame. Send your news stories to In October 2020 it was revealed that his property company had gone into liquidation and he was having to sell some of his football memorabilia including matchworn shirts and even his 2005 UEFA Champions League medal. Finnan faced no charges over the death of Nelson, despite travelling more than twice the speed-limit at the time. Steve Finnan is selling his 2005 Champions League winner's medal as well as his matchworn Liverpool shirts after reports his property development business …