In Pictures: Joe Cole's journey across London - from West Ham to Chelsea to Arsenal

May 1999

Wins FA Youth Cup with West Ham United

Jan 1999

Makes West Ham debut against Swansea

May 2001

Makes England debut in a friendly against Mexico

June 2003

First England goal against Serbia

August 2003

Joins Chelsea after the club struck a £6.6m deal with West Ham

August 2003

Chelsea debut against MSK Zilina in Champions League qualifying round

2004-05 Season

Chelsea crowned Premier League champions

World Cup 2006

A wonder strike against Sweden during the 2006 World Cup in Germany

2005-06 Season

More domestic glory as Chelsea win the Premier League

September 2008

Last appearance for England as Cole sustains a head injury against Croatia

January 2009

Sidelined for nine months after suffering knee injury

April 2010

Cole celebrates after scoring with a cheeky flick against Manchester United

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