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Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll
Carroll training with Liverpool
Personal information
Full nameAndrew Thomas Carroll
Date of birth6 January 1989(age 28)
Place of birthGateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
Height1.91 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubLiverpool

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Andrew Thomas "Andy" Carroll (born 6 January 1989 in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.

The fee of £35 million paid by Liverpool for Caroll's transfer from Newcastle United on 31 January 2011 is the highest ever amount for a British footballer. Carroll is the eighth-most expensive footballer in history and also the second-most expensive player playing for a British club, behind Fernando Torres, who moved from Liverpool to Chelsea for £50 million on the same day Carroll signed for Liverpool.

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