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David Seaman, Hall of Famer

I learned something today!

He looks so much better without the 'stache
He looks so much better without the 'stache
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Over on the mothership, they announced today that David Seaman, legendary Arsenal and England goalkeeper, has been inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame. Which I had no idea was a thing until just now.

After playing at a few places early in his career, Seaman signed for Arsenal in 1990 for a then-record £1.3 million, and went on to only allow 18 goals in that 1990/91 season. His career, and Arsenal's fortunes, took off after that - Seaman won two Doubles, three league titles, four FA Cups, and a Cup Winner's Cup in 1994. He moved to Manchester City for one final season in 2003/04, but despite that will always be known as Arsenal's greatest keeper ever. He also set a record for England by appearing in the England team for 15 consecutive years, playing his last game in 2004.

The two negative things people will point out about Seaman are Nayim from nearly the half way line and Ronaldinho's free kick in Korea/Japan 2002. But for me, those are small blips on an outstanding career, and should never take away from how awesome he was for club and country throughout the 1990's.

Congratulations, David, this is a well earned honor.