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Happy 33rd birthday to Burnley and England goalkeeper Joe Hart

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Burnley goalie Joe Hart turns 33 today. Let’s celebrate with him and take a look at some of the achievements of the veteran goalkeeper in his career so far.

Back in his prime, Joe Hart was easily one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

The England international began his career as a 16-year-old with hometown club Shrewsbury Town.

After three years at the club, Hart saw interest from a host of Premier League sides and eventually joined Manchester City as a 19-year-old.

The goalkeeper spent his first season on loan at Tranmere Rovers and Blackpool before spending the next season on loan at Birmingham.

With Birmingham, Hart started becoming prominent and was nominated for the PFA Young Player of The Year Award, while also winning the Premier League goalkeeper of the year award for the 2009/10 season.

He returned to Manchester City and this was when the shot-stopper saw the start of his prime years.

In the 2010/11 season, Hart won the golden glove award and he also did so the following season, being a key member in City’s title winning campaign.

He won it for the third season in a row and won a second Premier League title in 2015.

Since then, Hart went on to win four golden glove awards in total, while earning a name as one of the world’s best goalkeepers.

On the international scene, he started his Three Lions career and has been a key figure since.

In 2017, City signed Ederson and that arrival eventually saw Hart become a fringe player and eventually sold to Burnley, where he plays currently.

Hart has managed 177 clean sheets across six clubs in English football and remains a highly respected name among goal.

Check out some of the shot-stopper’s best saves, courtesy of Goalkeeper Memes Youtube account.