Gary Lineker

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Gary Lineker
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Personal information
Full name Gary Winston Lineker
Date of birth November 30, 1960 (1960-11-30) (age 53)
Place of birth Leicester, England
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward (retired)
Youth career
1976-1978 Leicester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978-1985
1985-1986
1986-1989
1989-1992
1993-1994
Leicester City
Everton
Barcelona
Tottenham Hotspur
Nagoya Grampus Eight
National team
1984-1992 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gary Lineker (born 30 November 1960) is an English retired footballer. He has played for the English national team. He scored 48 goals for the English national team. He is now on television on the BBC on Match of the Day.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
1978/79 Leicester City Second Division 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 7 1
1979/80 19 3 1 0 0 0 - 20 3
1980/81 First Division 9 2 1 1 0 0 - 10 3
1981/82 Second Division 39 17 5 2 3 0 - 47 19
1982/83 40 26 1 0 2 0 - 43 26
1983/84 First Division 39 22 1 0 1 0 - 41 22
1984/85 41 24 4 3 3 2 - 48 29
1985/86 Everton First Division 41 30 6 5 5 3 - 52 38
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Total
1986/87 Barcelona La Liga 41 21 1 1 - 8 0 50 22
1987/88 36 16 5 2 - 9 2 50 20
1988/89 26 6 4 1 - 8 4 38 11
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
1989/90 Tottenham Hotspur First Division 38 24 1 0 6 2 - 45 26
1990/91 32 15 6 3 5 1 - 43 19
1991/92 35 28 2 0 5 5 8 2 50 35
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
1993 Nagoya Grampus Eight J. League 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 7 1
1994 11 3 0 0 0 0 - 18 3
Country England 340 192 28 14 30 13 8 2 406 221
Spain 103 43 10 4 - 25 6 138 53
Japan 18 3 0 0 0 0 - 18 3
Total 461 238 38 18 30 13 33 8 562 277

International career statistics[change | change source]

England national team
Year Apps Goals
1984 1 0
1985 9 6
1986 10 8
1987 7 9
1988 10 3
1989 9 3
1990 15 8
1991 11 10
1992 8 1
Total 80 48

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