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CCTV showed [player] punching a man twenty times, causing him to lose consciousness, and attacking a teenager, breaking some of his teeth.
In 2003, he failed to attend a drug test, claiming he had forgotten because he was preoccupied with moving houses and instead went shopping.
In recent seasons [player] has been plagued by chronic knee problems, for which no effective treatment has been found, which prevent him from playing more than one game a week.
The Norwegian international has been a popular figure at Villa Park due to his good scoring record.
[Player] eventually came out with the truth, admitting he had invented a reason to leave the Irish team in order to visit his girlfriend, who, he claimed, had had a miscarriage.
[Player] ended his international absence to return for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa after being persuaded by manager Fabio Capello.
On 30 May 2006, he became the youngest ever England player in a full international by appearing in England's friendly against Hungary at Old Trafford, aged 17 years and 75 days.
Elizondo sent [player] off, after which Ronaldo was seen winking at the Portugal bench
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Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson considered him the best goalkeeper to have played for the club since Peter Schmeichel.
[Player] is also the record holder for most headed goals in the Premier League with his tally standing at 28 goals from 50.
On 5 February 2010 following allegations regarding [player's] private life, Fabio Capello announced that [player] was removed as the captain of the England team.
He is distinctive for a 'lazy' style of play, which has earned him a perception as being skillful and effortless.
The '[Player] Special' reached new heights as Stoke City began their debut Premier League season. Of their first thirteen goals, seven were credited as [player's] assists.
The deal seemed delayed and through social networking website Twitter he accused chairman Daniel Levy of disrupting his move to Sunderland[...]
In January 2010, [player] was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under a gunfire attack on the way to the African Cup of Nations in Angola.
He has played in every position for Manchester United, including a brief spell as an emergency goalkeeper in a match against Tottenham Hotspur.

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