Peter Shilton

1949 - Today

Peter Shilton

Peter Leslie Shilton (born 18 September 1949) is an English former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He currently holds the record for playing more games for the England men's national football team than anyone else, earning 125 caps, and holds the all-time record for the most competitive appearances in world football – 1,390. The IFFHS ranked Shilton among the top ten goalkeepers of the 20th century in 2000.His 30-year career included spells at 11 clubs and he had the distinction of playing over 100 league games for five clubs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Shilton has received more than 1,631,386 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 259th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Peter Shilton ranks 258 out of 13,233Before him are Josep Samitier, Jiro Miyake, Bora Milutinović, Marcel Desailly, Johnny Rep, and Ko Arima. After him are Uichiro Hatta, Yoshio Okada, Kinjiro Shimizu, René van de Kerkhof, Dettmar Cramer, and David Villa.

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Among people born in 1949, Peter Shilton ranks 69Before him are Valery Leontiev, Joachim Sauer, Philippe Starck, Morten Olsen, Cliff Williams, and Jeremy Corbyn. After him are Marc Ravalomanana, Paloma Picasso, Salif Keita, José Ramos-Horta, Sissy Spacek, and Miuccia Prada.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Shilton ranks 1,033 out of 5,347Before him are Clive Owen (1964), Samuel Crompton (1753), Andy Serkis (1964), W. T. Stead (1849), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), and Jeremy Corbyn (1949). After him are Stewart Granger (1913), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), Charles George Gordon (1833), W. H. Auden (1907), Rosemary Harris (1927), and Emily Watson (1967).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Peter Shilton ranks 14Before him are Denis Law (1940), Duncan Edwards (1936), Brian Clough (1935), Kevin Keegan (1951), Bob Paisley (1919), and Kenny Dalglish (1951). After him are Gary Lineker (1960), Steven Gerrard (1980), Frank Lampard (1978), John Charles (1931), Herbert Kilpin (1870), and Roger Byrne (1929).

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