In 2006, at just 17, he became the youngest ever player for England, and in September 2008, the youngest to score a hat-trick for England (against Croatia).
He is the recipient of the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2006.
He is a successful product of the Southampton Academy and started his career with Southampton itself.
While technically a “WAG”, Melanie is clearly uncomfortable with the tag.
And to be fair to her, she’s far from a natural fit for the term.
He starts a relationship with Allison Argent, a new student whom he later discovers to be part of a werewolf-hunter family.
Scott lives with his mother, Melissa Mc Call, and has a part-time job at Beacon Hills Animal Clinic as an assistant to the veterinarian Alan Deaton, who is his father figure.“Just because I started dating Theo, it didn’t mean I was going to go shopping for the rest of my life,” says Melanie, who is studying for a physiotherapy degree at St George’s, University of London.“It’s never been on my agenda to quit my studies and move in with Theo. I study hard at uni and wear jeans and trainers there just like everyone else – and I am treated just the same, which is exactly how it should be.” In fact, Melanie’s so conscious of fitting in with her fellow students that she rejected her recent 21st birthday present from Theo – a £140,000 Ferrari.“It’s easy to get carried away in the world of Premiership football,” says Melanie, chatting in Theo’s Hertfordshire home, where she’s waiting for him to return from Arsenal’s training ground.“But both my family and Theo’s are really grounded.Casting announcements were announced in December 2010, with the rest of the main cast being Crystal Reed, Holland Roden and Colton Haynes playing Allison Argent, Lydia Martin and Jackson Whittemore respectively.