Born in 1974 in Białystok, Poland, Tomasz Frankowski is a former Polish national footballer. He played in several football clubs such as Jagiellonia Białystok, Wisła Kraków, RC de Strasbourg, Potiers, Martigues, Elche, Nagoya Grampus Eight, Wolverhampton Wanderers, CD Tenerife and Chicago Fire. He is the third most successful goal scorer in Polish football league history.
After his successful football career, he became a member of the Civic Platform. Following his election to the European Parliament in 2019, he is a member of the Committee on Culture and Education and the Committee on Transport and Tourism. He was appointed a shadow rapporteur from the EPP Group on the Creative Europe Programme for 2021-2027.