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Gary Lineker
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Personal information
Full nameGary Winston Lineker
Date of birthNovember 30, 1960 (1960-11-30) (age 58)
Place of birthLeicester, England
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionForward (retired)
Youth career
1976-1978Leicester City
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1978-1985
1985-1986
1986-1989
1989-1992
1993-1994
Leicester City
Everton
Barcelona
Tottenham Hotspur
Nagoya Grampus Eight
National team
1984-1992England
* 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

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
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
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
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
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
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
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AsiaTotal
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

England national team
YearAppsGoals
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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