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Ricardo Fuller

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Ricardo Fuller
Birth date: 
October 31, 1979
Position: 
Striker

Ricardo Dwayne Fuller was born on the 31st of October 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica. Fuller was a member of the Jamaica Under 20 national team in 1998. He eventually was called up to the senior national team in 1999. Fuller was involved in Jamaica's 2002, 2006 and 2010 World Cup campaigns and also featured in the 2005 and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup competitions. He currently plays as a striker for Blackpool.

Fuller started his football career with Jamaican side Tivoli Gardens, before he moved to England with Crystal Palace in February 2001. He returned to Jamaica and then went on loan to Hearts, before joining Preston North End. He scored 27 goals in 58 League games at Preston, which prompted Portsmouth to contract him for £1million. Fuller disappointed at Portsmouth and joined rivals Southampton in 2005 before Stoke City signed him for in August 2006.

At Stoke, he became an influential member of the first team and his goals helped the "Potters" gain promotion to the Premier League in 2008. He remained a key figure in the top-flight, despite a poor disciplinary record, and helped Stoke reach the 2011 FA Cup Final, but missed out on the final due to injury. He left the club in June 2012 for a one season stay with Charlton Athletic.

On August 15 2013, Fuller signed a one-year contract with Championship club Blackpool with an option of an extra year.

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