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Theo Walcott
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Personal information
Full name Theo James Walcott
Date of birth 16 March 1989 (1989-03-16) (age 28)
Place of birth    Stanmore, London, England England
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward / Winger
Club information
Current club England Arsenal
Number 14
Youth clubs
1999–2000
2000
2000–2005
England Newbury
England Swindon Town
England Southampton
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2005–2006
2006–
England Southampton
England Arsenal
21 00(4)
241 0(57)   
National team
2006–2010
2006–
England England U-21
England England
21 00(6)
44 00(8)

Theo James Walcott (born 16 March 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team. Walcott won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award in 2006.

Walcott is a product of the Southampton Academy and started his career with Southampton before joining Arsenal for £5 million in 2006. His speedy pace and ball crossing led his manager Arsène Wenger to deploy him on the wing for most of his career. Walcott has been played as a Striker as in firstly the 2012–13 season where he was the Gooner's topscorer.

On 30 May 2006, Walcott became England's youngest ever senior football player aged 17 years and 75 days. On 6 September 2008, he made his first competitive start in a World Cup qualifier against Andorra, and in the following match against Croatia on 10 September he opened his senior international goals tally and became the youngest player in history to score a hat-trick for England. He has represented England at the 2006 World Cup and Euro 2012 and has 42 caps, scoring eight goals.

Honours

Club

Southampton

Runner-up:

Arsenal

Winner:

Runner-up:

International

England U-21

Runner-up:

Individual

  • BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award: 2006

External links

Arsenal FC
Arsenal F.C. squad - 2017-18

2. Debuchy 3. Gibbs 4. Mertesacker 5. Gabriel 6. Koscielny 7. Sánchez 8. Ramsey 9. Lacazette 10. Wilshere 11. Özil 12. Giroud 13. Ospina 14. Walcott 15. Oxlade-Chamberlain 16. Holding 17. Iwobi 18. Monreal 19. Cazorla 20. Mustafi 21. Chambers 22. Reine-Adélaïde 23. Welbeck 24. Bellerín 25. Jenkinson 26. Martínez 28. Pérez 29. Xhaka 31. Kolašinac 32. Akpom 33. Čech 34. Coquelin 35. Elneny –. Campbell

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England England
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England – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Robinson 2. Neville 3. A. Cole 4. Gerrard 5. Ferdinand 6. Terry 7. Beckham 8. Lampard 9. Rooney 10. Owen 11. J. Cole 12. Campbell 13. James 14. Bridge 15. Carragher 16. Hargreaves 17. Jenas 18. Carrick 19. Lennon 20. Downing 21. Crouch 22. Carson 23. Walcott

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England – UEFA Euro 2012

1. Hart 2. Johnson 3. Cole 4. Gerrard (c) 5. Kelly 6. Terry 7. Walcott 8. Henderson 9. Carroll 10. Rooney 11. Young 12. Baines 13. Green 14. Jones 15. Lescott 16. Milner 17. Parker 18. Jagielka 19. Downing 20. Chamberlain 21. Defoe 22. Welbeck 23. Butland

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