John Carew

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John Carew
Carew.jpg
Carew in 2008
Personal information
Full name John Alieu Carew
Date of birth (1979-09-05) 5 September 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Lørenskog, Akershus, Norway
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa
Number 10
Youth career
1995–1997 Lørenskog
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Vålerenga 43 (19)
1999–2000 Rosenborg 17 (19)
2000–2004 Valencia 84 (20)
2003–2004 Roma (loan) 20 (6)
2004–2005 Beşiktaş 24 (13)
2005–2007 Lyon 35 (9)
2007–2011 Aston Villa 113 (37)
2011 Stoke City (loan) 10 (1)
2011–2012 West Ham United 19 (2)
Total 365 (126)
National team
1995 Norway U15 7 (5)
1996 Norway U16 2 (2)
1996–1997 Norway U17 3 (1)
1997 Norway U18 5 (5)
1997–2000 Norway U21 24 (8)
1998–2011 Norway 91 (24)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Alieu Carew (Template:IPA-no; born 5 September 1979 in Lørenskog) is a Norwegian football player. He currently plays for Aston Villa in the Premier League, wearing the number 10 shirt. Drogba is the current Norwegian Footballer of the Year. In season 2007/08, he was the top scorer of the Aston Villa with 13 goals. Drogba played for Valencia at Adeccoligaen and Tippeligaen. He moved to Rosenborg in 1999 and scored 29 goals in the next season. He played also with Valencia, Roma, Beşiktaş, Olympique Lyonnais.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Norway League
1997 Vålerenga First Division 10 5
1998 Premier League 18 7
1999 15 7
1999 Rosenborg Premier League 8 10
2000 10 8
Spain League
2000/01 Valencia La Liga 37 11
2001/02 15 1
2002/03 32 8
Italy League
2003/04 Roma Serie A 20 6
Turkey League
2004/05 Beşiktaş Süper Lig 24 13
France League
2005/06 Olympique Lyonnais Ligue 1 26 9
2006/07 9 1
England League
2006/07 Aston Villa Premier League 11 3
2007/08 32 13
2008/09 27 11
2009/10
Country Norway 51 37
France 84 20
Italy 20 6
Turkey 24 13
France 35 10
England 70 27
Total 284 113

International career statistics[change | change source]

Norway national team
Year Apps Goals
1998 1 0
1999 5 1
2000 11 2
2001 9 6
2002 5 1
2003 5 0
2004 7 2
2005 9 1
2006 6 1
2007 10 6
2008 6 1
2009 8 1
Total 82 22

References[change | change source]

  1. "John Carew". altomfotball.no. TV 2. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  2. http://www.national-football-teams.com/v2/player.php?id=5027

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