Theo Walcott Life Story

Theo Walcott Life Story
Theo James Walcott (born in Stanmore, London, United Kingdom, March 16, 1989, age 23 years) is a professional soccer player from England who plays for Arsenal FC. He can play either as a striker or winger.

His name attracted international media attention after the entry in the British squad at the FIFA World Cup finals in 2006.



In the 2004-2005 season he played for Southampton Youth squad and led Southampton to the FA Youth Final to face Ipswich Town. He became the youngest player to play for Southampton reserve team at the age of 15 years 175 days. He later also became the youngest player in the Southampton first team at age 16 years 143 days. He was a reserve player at Southampton drew 0-0 when facing the Wolverhampton Wanders Football League Championship matches. This is his first full debut


Attractive appearance make the big teams interested in him as Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid, Juventus, Milan and Barcelona.
On January 20, 2006 Walcott joined Arsenal at a price of five million pounds and even up to 12 million pounds, depending on appearances for club and national team. Which makes him the most expensive player of 16 years in British history.

February 7, 2006, Walcott made his debut with the team Arsenal reserves against Portsmouth at Havant, he scored a goal, but Arsenal still lost 3-2. Walcott also be a backup when Arsenal face Real Madrid in the second round first leg Champions League.
On March 16, 2007, or exactly on the 18th birthday he signed his first professional contract.
On August 19, 2006 he made his debut in the Premier League.


Walcott made his debut for England when entered in the second half when England face Belarus. On May 30, 2006, he played the game the England team in penih when facing Hungary at Old Trafford, when beumur 17 years 75 days. England, won 3-1. Walcott is surprisingly called Senior England coach Sven-Göran Eriksson. But eventually he did not play in 2006 World Cup.
On August 15, 2006 Walcott became the youngest player to score for England U-21 in the face of Moldova with the final result 2-2. Which is also his first appearance for the England U-21 national team.

Personal life

Walcott lives with his parents, Don and Lynn, and his brother Ashley in a villa near the Arsenal training ground in Hertfordshire. Walcott and his dad is a Liverpool fan.

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