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David Seaman

David Andrew Seaman (b. September 19, 1963) is an English football goalkeeper who played for several clubs, most notably Arsenal and most recently with Manchester City. He announced his immediate retirement from the game on January 13, 2004.

He is generally regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation, and his peak was during his period as Arsenal and England goalkeeper. During his time at Arsenal he won many medals including three league championships (1991, 1998, 2002), several FA Cups (1993, 1998, 2002, 2003), one League Cup (1993) and the European Cup Winners Cup (1994). During this time he also played in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, and EURO 1996 and EURO 2000.

He is also well known for a few high profile blunders, such as letting in a goal from an arcing 40 yard free kick during the 2002 World Cup, Nayim's goal from the half way line in the final minutes of the 1995 European Cup Winners Cup final, and letting in a goal directly from a corner kick during his last appearance for the England national team, a 2-2 draw with Macedonia in a EURO 2004 qualifier in October 2002.