Profile: Archie Thompson

full name: Archibald Gerald Thompson
bio: Attacking Australian and Melbourne Victory player
also known as: Archie, Mr. T
born: 23 October 1978, in Otorohanga, New Zealand
nationality: Australian
physical: height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
sport: Football
teams / clubs: PSV Eindhoven, Melbourne Victory
position: striker
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achievements: Socceroos debut v Colombia in Feb 2001
what you may not know:
  • Archie holds the all time scoring record for most goals in one international match, 13, against American Samoa.
  • He made his first international appearance for Australia on February 28, 2001

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