The Scottish-born Canadian international striker progressed through the youth ranks at Tranmere Rovers and moved to the senior setup. His best season for Tranmere was during the 2004–05 campaign where he finished top scorer with 16 goals. He then made an expensive move to Leicester City and reaped great success there followed by another pricey switch to Barnsley. On the international front he dazzled at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina and made his senior debut for Canada in a February 2003 friendly against Libya.
Hume was instrumental in getting Kerala Blasters FC to the final of Hero ISL 2014 with five goals and three assists and was righty chosen the Hero of the League. Hume is perhaps best known for coming back to professional football after suffering a life-threatening skull fracture - perhaps one of the best comeback stories in sports. He scored two hat-tricks, scoring a total of 11 goals for Atlético de Kolkata in Hero ISL 2015 and will be looking to continue in the same vein in the upcoming season.
- His goal for Leicester vs Watford in 2007-2008 in the Championship was voted goal of the season.
- Top scorer for Leicester City in the 2007-2008 Championship.
- Was the Most Valuable Player of ISL 2014.