John Terry career in Numbers: Truly a legend

Former England and Chelsea defender John Terry has hung up his boots as he plans to make a move to in management amid Aston Villa links.

Terry has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season and has been reported to have turned down a move to join Russia club Spartak Moscow. The 37-year-old is also rumored to be on the radar of Aston Villa who want him to be part of the new coaching staff with Thierry Henry in pole position to land the job as a manager.

Terry was capped 78 times by England and left Chelsea in 2017 after two decades at Stamford Bridge. He is the most decorated Chelsea player having won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, a Champions, five league cups, and a Europa League in more than 700 appearances for Chelsea.

Here is his career in Numbers

492 – Only 15 players have made more Premier League appearances than Terry’s 492.

17 – Terry made his Chelsea debut as a 17-year-old in 1998 during an EFL Cup tie against the club he would later play for, Aston Villa.

41 – Terry is the top-scoring defender in Premier League history. His 41 is three more than second on the list, David Unsworth.

717 – Only Ron Harris and Peter Bonetti have made more appearances for Chelsea than Terry’s 717.

109 – The defender led his side in multiple Champions League campaigns and his 109 appearances in the competition is more than any other player in Chelsea’s history.

6 – During his early years, Terry spent some time at Nottingham Forest, making six appearances for the club.

78 – Terry’s 78 appearances for his country puts him equal 18th on England’s all-time appearances list.

2006 – Shortly after the 2006 World Cup, Terry took over the England captain’s armband from David Beckham.

6 – He scored six goals on international duty – all but one coming in friendly matches.

2005 – In 2005, Terry became the first Chelsea player to be named the Professional Footballers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year.


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