Sep. 19th, 1963
Rotherham, Yorkshire [now South Yorkshire], England, UK
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- He played for England in the European Championships of 1996 and 2000, and in the World Cup tournaments of 1998 and 2002.
- England's then manager 'Bobby Robson' (qv) included him as England's third choice goalkeeper for the 1990 World Cup, behind the more experienced 'Peter Shilton' (qv) and Chris Woods. Unfortunately, after injuring his thumb in training, Seaman had to relinquish his position to 'Dave Beasant' (qv).
- Is England's second most capped goalkeeper with 75 caps - between 1988 and 2002 - behind only 'Peter Shilton' (qv). However, Seaman rates Shilton as England's greatest ever goalkeeper.
- After being released by Leeds United in 1982, Seaman played for Peterborough United (1982-84), Birmingham City (1984-86), Queens Park Rangers (1986-90), Arsenal (1990-2003) and Manchester City (2003-04).
- He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1997 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Association Football.
- Has won four FA Cups (1993, 1998, 2002, 2003), three League Championships (1991, 1998, 2002), one League Cup (1993), and one European Cup Winners Cup (1994).
- He was bought by Arsenal in August 1990 for £1.3 million, a British record fee for a goalkeeper at that time.
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