David Platt " Arsenal F.C. and England " Football Signed Photograph Autograph £20.00
This is an In Person Signed Colour 10" x 8" Photo of the former Arsenal and England Footballer.
David Andrew Platt (born 10 June 1966 in Oldham, Lancashire) is a retired English footballer, who played as a midfielder. David Platt began his career as an apprentice at Manchester United F.C.. Platt later moved to Crewe Alexandra F.C. where he began building a reputation as a goal scoring midfield player. In 1988, aged 22, he signed for Aston Villa where he continued his scoring rates. In 1989 he gained the attention of Sir Bobby Robson, the then England manager and made his debut. At the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Platt increased his continental reputation by scoring goals with both head and feet, whilst displaying passing abilities and high work rates. His performances in Italy earned him a move to Bari in 1991. His goal scoring abilities in the frugal and defensive Italian league. In 1992 he moved to Juventus, where he spent one season. In 1993, he moved to Sampdoria where he stayed for two seasons before returning to England with Arsenal, taking the total amount of money spent on his transfer fees, to £20 million. Platt played with the London club for three years before his retirement in 1998. Platt continued scoring goals for England, playing in Euro 92 and 96. Despite his efforts, England failed to qualify for the 1994 FIFA World Cup.