John Terry

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John Terry
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Personal information
Full name John George Terry
Date of birth 7 December 1980 (1980-12-07) (age 34)
Place of birth Barking, London, England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Chelsea
Number 26
Youth career
1995-1998 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998-
2000
Chelsea
Nottingham Forest (loan)
National team
2003- England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John George Terry (born 7 December 1980) is an English professional football player. Terry plays as a defender and is the captain of Chelsea in the English Premier League and the current captain of the England national team.

Terry is known as one of the best defenders in the world. He was voted best defender in the UEFA Champions League in 2005. He was also the only English player to be named in the group of best players for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He wears the number 26 shirt for Chelsea and the number 6 shirt for England. Terry missed the penalty which could have won the Champions League 2008. He slipped when he was taking the penalty, giving Manchester United the title.

Career[change | change source]

Terry was a Chelsea Youth player. Before he became a defender he was a midfielder in 1992. To help Terry get some first team experience he was loaned out to Nottingham Forest in 2000 until 2002, when he came back to Chelsea.

Personal life[change | change source]

Terry is married to his childhood sweetheart Toni Poole, who supported him financially when he was a Chelsea F.C trainee. They married on 15 June 2007, in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. They have twins, Georgie and Summer, born in 2006.[1]

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
1998/99 Chelsea Premier League 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
1999/00 4 0 4 1 1 0 - 9 1
1999/00 Nottingham Forest First Division 6 0 - - - 6 0
2000/01 Chelsea Premier League 22 1 3 0 1 0 - 26 1
2001/02 33 1 5 2 5 0 4 1 47 4
2002/03 20 3 5 2 3 0 1 1 29 6
2003/04 33 2 3 1 2 0 13 0 51 3
2004/05 36 3 1 1 5 0 11 4 53 8
2005/06 36 4 4 2 1 1 8 0 49 7
2006/07 28 1 4 0 2 0 10 0 46 1
2007/08 23 1 2 0 2 0 10 0 37 1
2008/09 34 1 2 0 1 0 11 2 48 3
2009/10
Country England 277 17 36 9 24 1 69 8 406 35
Total 277 17 36 9 24 1 69 8 406 35

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

England national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 6 0
2004 9 0
2005 6 0
2006 14 2
2007 7 1
2008 6 2
2009 10 1
2010
Total 58 6

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