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The Career of Robbie Keane

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    The Career of Robbie Keane

  • Date of Birth

    Robbie Keane was born in Dublin on July 9th , 1980
  • Pro Debut

    Pro Debut
    Robbie makes his professional debut for Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 9th, 1997. He scores 29 goals in 87 games during his time at Molineux.
  • Senior International Debut

    Senior International Debut
    Makes his Senior International debut versus the Czech Republic in Olomouc on March 25th 1998. (Has scored 43 goals in 99 games to date)
  • European Champion

    European Champion
    Wins European Championship medal at under-18 medal
  • Coventry City debut

    Coventry City debut
    Robbie transferred to Premier League side Coventry City in August 1999. Hemade his debut on August 21st, 1999, and would score 12 goals in 34 appearances.
  • Transfer to Inter Milan

    Transfer to Inter Milan
    In 2000, Robbie moved to Serie A giants Inter Milan. He was signed by Marco Tardelli, now Republic of Ireland assistant manager. (3 goals scored in 14 appearances)
  • Leeds United move

    Leeds United move
    Robbie's Italian adventure did not last long, and he was loaned to Leeds United in December 2000, which led to a permanent move the following summer. Leeds were then managed by former Republic of Ireland international, David O'Leary. (19 goals in 56 appearances)
  • 2002 World Cup

    2002 World Cup
    Robbie scores 3 goals for the Republic of Ireland at the 2002 World Cup (his only major tournament to date). Ireland were beaten by Spain in the second round after a penalty shoot-out
  • White Hart Lane

    White Hart Lane
    The most productive part of Robbie Keane's career to date. After joining Tottenham Hotspur in 2002, he would score 107 goals in 254 games. He also won the Carling Cup
  • Captaining his country

    Captaining his country
    Robbie Keane was appointed captain of the Republic of Ireland senior international football team by Steve Staunton. His first game as captain was against Sweden, which Ireland won 3-0
  • Anfield calling

    Anfield calling
    Realising a boyhood dream, Robbie signed for Liverpool on July 28 2008, as the lure of Champions League football was too powerful to resist. (7 goals in 28 games)
  • Tottenham return

    Tottenham return
    As he dream move did not work out, Robbie returned to White Hart Lane. (14 goals in 39 games)
  • Another loan move

    In need of first-team football, Robbie Keane temporarilt transferred to Glasgow Celtic in the Scottish Premier league ( 16 goals in 19 games)