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Arthur Gómez – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroGambian footballer
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From Gambia 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 12 February 1984, Banjul, Gambia
Age:36 years
Star sign Aquarius
Sports Teams
Manchester United F.C.
K.F.C. Dessel Sport
Henan Jianye F.C.
Royal Antwerp F.C.
Banjul Hawks Football Club
Gambia national football team
Gambia national under-20 football team
Gambia national football team

Arthur Gómez (born 12 February 1984) is a Gambian former football striker.

Career

Born in Banjul, Gómez began his playing career at a non league team called London United F.C which is based in Serekunda London Corner, then was signed by Hawks Football Club. Gómez joined Manchester United in July 2001. Having played internationally at a young age, the English club had spotted him and he was soon a part of the youth ranks. Gómez was recommended to United by Swedish club Göteborg.

Gómez was quickly sent on loan to Royal Antwerp FC in the Jupiler League from the 2002–03 season to the 2004–05 season before joining Dessel Sport for the 2005–06 season. After taking no part in the team he soon left and moved to the Chinese giants Henan Construction for the 2006 season. He left Henan after two seasons. He was signed on a trial contract by Newport County in August 2011, but they chose not to sign him on a permanent basis.

International career

Gómez scored twice against South Africa in a friendly tournament in 2001. His last appearance for Gambia’s national team was in 2003, when they visited Senegal in Dakar for an African Cup qualifying match.

Honours

Henan Construction

  • China League One: 2006