Ben Foster

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Ben Anthony Foster (born 3 April 1983) is an English professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Championship club Watford and the England national team. He holds the record for the most saves (1,178) in Premier League history.Foster began his professional career in 2001 with Stoke City, having joined from Racing Club Warwick. However, he never made an appearance for Stoke, and spent time on loan with Bristol City, Tiverton Town, Stafford Rangers, Kidderminster Harriers and Wrexham. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Foster has received more than 9,593,338 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Ben Foster is the 5,880th most popular soccer player (down from 4,718th in 2019), the 5,195th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,179th in 2019) and the 337th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 48

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  • 5.39

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Among soccer players, Ben Foster ranks 5,880 out of 16,923Before him are František Mysliveček, Harumi Kori, Carolina Morace, Marko Babić, Julio César Cáceres, and Matías Silvestre. After him are Umut Bulut, John Stones, Jorge Otero, André Paus, Hillal Soudani, and Alexander Merkel.

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Among people born in 1983, Ben Foster ranks 269Before him are Toni Elías, Cyril Théréau, Tatyana Lysenko, Custódio Castro, Carrie Underwood, and Manucho. After him are Umut Bulut, Marcelo Huertas, Patrick Flueger, Carmen Villalobos, Fernando Belluschi, and Chris Rankin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ben Foster ranks 5,195 out of 6,924Before him are Eleanor Tomlinson (1992), Kirsty MacColl (1959), Alan Johnson (1950), George Armstrong (1944), Peter Whittingham (1984), and Tomm Moore (1977). After him are John Stones (1994), Jodie Marsh (1978), Helen Baxendale (1970), Stan Cullis (1916), Jasmine Thompson (2000), and Fiona May (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ben Foster ranks 337Before him are Reece James (1999), Robert Green (1980), Jimmy Hill (1928), Paul Mariner (1953), George Armstrong (1944), and Peter Whittingham (1984). After him are John Stones (1994), Stan Cullis (1916), Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (1997), Stan Anderson (1933), Gary Pallister (1965), and Shay Brennan (1937).