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Joe Hart
Joe Hart
Joe Hart
Date of Birth:Apr 19, 1987 (Age 28)
Place of Birth:Shrewsbury
Height:196 cm.
Weight:91 Kg.
Squad Number:1
National Team Page: England
EPL; Joe Hart , Birmingham City - Chelsea(Getty Images)
A year ago you wouldn't have been able to get odds on Joe Hart being anywhere near the England squad but now he is many people's first choice for the No.1 shirt.

The Three Lions have struggled to fill the void left by David Season with a string of keepers, but the Manchester City shot-stopper has the qualities to be England's man between the sticks for a while to come.

A superb season for Birmingham City saw the 23-year-old included in Fabio Capello's final World Cup squad, but it isn't long ago that he was keeping the goals out for Shrewsbury in English football's basement league. Hart's confidence, awareness and imposing nature make him seem older than his sprightly years.

Did you know? Hart's first name is actually Charles. Joe is his nickname.