Joe Gomez

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Nationality
Position
Defender
Height
1.88
Current Team
Competitions
Premier League
Birthday
1997-05-23

Joe Gomez

Joseph Dave Gomez (born 23 May 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool and the English national team.

He began his career at Charlton Athletic, breaking into the first team at 17 and playing one full senior season before joining Liverpool in June 2015. Gomez has represented England at every level and played every minute of every match when England won the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He made his senior debut for the England team in November 2017.

Liverpool

On 20 June 2015, Premier League club Liverpool signed Gomez on a five-year contract for a fee of £3.5 million. He made his debut against Stoke City on 9 August, starting as a left back in a 1–0 win, assisting Philippe Coutinho’s match-winning goal in the 86th minute.




On 13 October 2015, Gomez suffered a season ending anterior cruciate ligament injury while playing for England U21. A full year later, Gomez returned to full first team training on 13 October 2016. On 13 November, Gomez played 45 minutes in a behind closed doors friendly.

On 8 January 2017, Gomez made his first start in official first-team match since the injury, in FA Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle.

Gomez made his European debut on 23 August 2017 against Hoffenheim in the Champions League playoff.

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