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Jonjo Shelvey

BornFebruary 27, 1992

Jonjo Shelvey is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League side Liverpool and for England. Prior to his time with Liverpool, Shelvey has played with Charlton Athletic, making his breakthrough in the 2007–08 season after scoring 14 goals in 23 appearances for Charlton's Under 18s. He first-team debut was in April 2008, against Barnsley, as Charlton's youngest-ever player. On 3 January 2009, Shelvey became Charlton's youngest-ever goal-scorer, with a strike against Norwich City in the FA Cup, 54 days before his 17th birthday. He scored his first league goal in the 3–2 win against Southampton on 4 April 2009. Shelvey signed for Liverpool in May 2010, for an initial fee of £1.7 million. On 24 October, Shelvey made his Premier League debut against Blackburn Rovers at Anfield. He also scored his first professional hat-trick in a 5–0 win away at Leeds United in November 2011. On 8 May 2012 he scored his first Premier League goal with a 30 yard strike in a 4–1 win over Chelsea at Anfield. In July of the same year, Shelvey signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. Being a British national, he has also played for England at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 level and has captained the under–19 side. Shelvey captained the England under-16s as they won the 2007 Victory Shield scoring three goals in three games. He also played a key role in the Montaigu Tournament, which England won for the first time in seven years.

 

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