One of New Zealand's finest footballing exports, the Blackburn Rovers captain has cemented his reputation as an uncompromising defender and an inspirational leader, not just in England but throughout Europe.

Regarded as one of Major League Soccer's 'best ever,' Ryan was whisked from Washington to Blackburn after standout performances for the All Whites in the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup.

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Ryan's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games London 2012

    • Football (Football - Men)
      First Round Group C Match 5 0 - 3
      First Round Group C Match 4 1 - 1
      First Round Group C Match 1 0 - 1
      Placed 16 of 16
  • Olympic Summer Games Beijing 2008

    • Football (Football - Men)
      Preliminaries - Group C - match 24 - NZL v BEL 0-1
      Preliminaries - Group C - match 13 - NZL v BRA 0-5
      Preliminaries - Group C - match 06 - CHN v NZL 1-1
      Placed 14 of 16