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Jimmy Greaves is among England’s greatest international goal scorers. James Peter Greaves was born on February 20, 1940 in Manor Park England. Greaves began playing soccer for Chelsea FC’s youth team in 1956 and would score a record 114 goals in a single season. The next Greaves was promoted to the senior squad and scored the tying goal in his debut match against Tottenham.
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Despite his ability, Chelsea made a decision to sell Greaves after his fourth season and sent him to Italy to play with icons AC Milan. Although he scored 9 goals in 14 matches, Greaves failed to fit in with all the squad and had trouble adapting to life in Italy. Soon afterwards, Greaves was sold to Tottenham and would continue to play for 9 seasons with Spurs, becoming their all time leading scorer – 268 goals in 381 appearances.
Jimmy Greaves additionally would eventually be a regular in the English national team, playing in the 1962 and 1966 World Cups. Greaves completed his international career with 44 goals in 57 matches and is now third on the all time scoring list for the national team. Since his retirement, Greaves is now a broadly accepted TV personality and football pundit. Greaves was married in 1958 and has four children and 12 grandchildren. Greaves suffered a light stroke in the year 2012.