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AFL Player Profile: Adam Goodes

full name: Adam Goodes
bio: Dual Brownlow medalist
also known as:
born: 8 January 1980
physical: height: 193 cm
weight: 97 kg
family: mother: Lisa May
sport: Australian Rules Football (AFL)
teams / clubs: Sydney, Horsham/North Ballarat U18
jumper number: 37
position: Defender, Ruck
  • Brownlow Medal 2003 (equal), 2006
  • Best and fairest 2003
  • 3rd best and fairest 2002
  • All-Australian 2003, 2006
  • International Rules Series 2001
  • AFL Rising Star 1999
  • Premiership side 2005, 2006
what you may not know:
  • AFL debut 1999, Round 1, March 28, 1999, Sydney Swans vs. Port Adelaide Power, at Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • 1997 National AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Sydney) No. 43 overall. 
  • Goodes took his mother to the Brownlow Medal count in 2003
  • Goodes is of Aboriginal descent

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