Jermain Defoe

Born: October 7, 1982 (age 32)

Height: 5'5" (166cm)

Hometown: London, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Team: Toronto (no. 18)
Career History
Senior1998-1999Charlton Athletic
1999-2004West Ham United
→ 2000-2001Bournemouth (loan)
2004-2008Tottenham Hotspur
2008-2009Portsmouth
2009-2014Tottenham Hotspur
2014-Toronto
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Billy Jones of Sunderland is closed down by Seko Fofana of Fulham during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sunderland and Fulham at Stadium of Light on January 24, 2015
Result: Sunderland, Fulham face replay after goalless draw
Sunderland are held to a 0-0 draw by Fulham and will face an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Craven Cottage.
Jan 24, 16:51
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Team News: Jermain Defoe starts second successive Sunderland game
Jermain Defoe starts upfront for Sunderland in their FA Cup fourth-round tie at home to Fulham.
Jan 24, 14:12
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe targets FA Cup glory
Jermain Defoe eyes FA Cup glory with Sunderland after missing out on a winners' medal with Portsmouth in 2008.
Jan 24, 02:52
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Fulham
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round tie between Premier League side Sunderland and Fulham of the Championship.
Jan 22, 19:32
Mario Balotelli
On this day: Late Mario Balotelli penalty sinks Tottenham Hotspur
Three years ago today, Mario Balotelli was the hero for Manchester City as he scored a 95th-minute penalty to secure a dramatic 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 22, 12:32
Les Ferdinand of West Ham United applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match against Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2003
On this day: Les Ferdinand joins West Ham United
Twelve years ago today, West Ham United completed the signing of veteran striker Les Ferdinand from Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 21, 09:59
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Jermain Defoe targets England recall
Jermain Defoe says that he will draw on the pain of missing out on England's World Cup squad as motivation to earn a second chance at international level.
Jan 20, 23:51
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'I'll score goals for Sunderland'
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe aims to help the Premier League side avoid relegation this season by delivering goals for the Black Cats.
Jan 20, 19:14
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe: 'Sunderland made me feel wanted'
New Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe reveals that he was made to feel "wanted" during conversations with manager Gus Poyet.
Jan 20, 14:13
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Jermain Defoe receives Wes Brown backing
Jermain Defoe will score the goals that will keep Sunderland in the Premier League, according to his teammate West Brown.
Jan 19, 14:51
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland looks on during the warm up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Steven Fletcher excited by Jermain Defoe partnership
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher hopes that he can forge a successful partnership with Black Cats new boy Jermain Defoe.
Jan 18, 23:40
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Jermain Defoe will be only arrival'
Gus Poyet claims that Jermain Defoe will be the only arrival at Sunderland this month.
Jan 18, 14:53
Sunderland forward Jozy Altidore in action against Fulham on August 17, 2013
Jozy Altidore determined to prove worth at Toronto
Jozy Altidore is eager to bounce back from his poor form at Sunderland with his new club Toronto.
Jan 18, 14:15
Sebastian Giovinco of Juventus celebrates after scores his opening goa during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Juventus at Stadio Friuli on April 14, 2014
Report: Sebastian Giovinco to join Toronto FC
Sebastian Giovinco is reportedly on his way to Toronto FC in the summer, with the forward allegedly agreeing terms with the MLS club.
Jan 18, 04:47
Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Harry Kane (L) and Danny Rose during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Match Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Spurs' late win over Sunderland at White Hart Lane.
Jan 17, 17:33
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Sunderland can take positives'
Gus Poyet says that his Sunderland side can "take positives" from their loss against Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 17, 17:31
Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Harry Kane (L) and Danny Rose during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Result: Late Christian Eriksen strike earns Tottenham Hotspur win
A late goal from Christian Eriksen earns Tottenham Hotspur a 2-1 victory over Sunderland.
Jan 17, 16:53
Sebastian Giovinco of Juventus celebrates his goal with Kwadwo Asamoah during the Serie A match against AC Milan at Juventus Arena on October 6, 2013
Toronto FC to move for Sebastian Giovinco?
Toronto FC are reportedly planning to make a big money offer for Sebastian Giovinco, whose contract is up in June.
Jan 17, 16:22
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammates during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sebastian Larsson free kick brings Sunderland level
Sunderland are deservedly level at 1-1 with Tottenham Hotspur in their Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane.
Jan 17, 15:48
Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Harry Kane (L) and Danny Rose during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on January 17, 2015
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Spurs' late win over Sunderland at White Hart Lane with Sports Mole's live commentary.
Jan 17, 14:00
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Paul Merson: Jermain Defoe "perfect" for Queens Park Rangers
Jermain Defoe would have been the "perfect" signing for Queens Park Rangers, according to Paul Merson.
Jan 17, 11:59
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Sunderland's Premier League trip to White Hart Lane, where Tottenham could welcome back Jermain Defoe as he nears his Black Cats transfer.
Jan 16, 17:55
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Gus Poyet: 'Jermain Defoe is a special signing'
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet describes Jermain Defoe as a "special signing" after the striker completed a move to the Stadium of Light.
Jan 16, 14:32
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Sunderland complete Jermain Defoe transfer
Striker Jermain Defoe leaves Toronto to sign a three-and-a-half-year deal with Sunderland.
Jan 16, 13:06
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Niall Quinn praises Sunderland for Jermain Defoe move
Former Sunderland striker Niall Quinn believes that the club have made the right decision by moving for Jermain Defoe.
Jan 16, 04:26
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew: 'We wanted Jermain Defoe'
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew admits that he was not quick enough to sign Jermain Defoe from Toronto FC.
Jan 15, 23:49
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Jermain Defoe itching to start Sunderland spell
Jermain Defoe cannot wait to pick up where he left off in the Premier League ahead of joining Sunderland from Toronto.
Jan 15, 00:35
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Report: Jermain Defoe passes Sunderland medical
Jermain Defoe passes a medical ahead of his move to Sunderland and could be registered in time to face former club Tottenham in the Premier League this weekend.
Jan 14, 18:44
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Jermain Defoe 'undergoes medical ahead of Sunderland move'
Jermain Defoe is reportedly undergoing a medical at Sunderland ahead of a proposed return to the Premier League.
Jan 14, 14:32
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Jermain Defoe 'nears three-and-a-half-year Sunderland contract'
Sunderland are in talks to sign Toronto FC striker Jermain Defoe on a three-and-a-half-year contract, but a swap deal involving Jozy Altidore is yet to be agreed.
Jan 14, 09:18
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham in action during a pre season friendly match between Tottenham Hotspur and Espanyol at White Hart Lane on August 10, 2013
Report: Jermain Defoe to join Sunderland in Jozy Altidore swap
Sunderland agree a deal with Toronto to sign Jermain Defoe in an agreement that involves Jozy Altidore moving the other way.
Jan 14, 01:42
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Toronto's Jermain Defoe 'too expensive' for Hull City
Hull City boss Steve Bruce admits that he is interested in signing Toronto's Jermain Defoe, but reveals that the striker could be too expensive.
Jan 12, 08:45
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Alan Pardew not interested in Jermain Defoe
Alan Pardew rules out an attempt to lure Toronto striker Jermain Defoe to Crystal Palace during the winter transfer window.
Jan 12, 01:37
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates as he scores the first goal during the Carling Cup Quarter Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southend United at White Hart Lane on December 20, 2006
Report: Toronto offer Jermain Defoe, Jozy Altidore swap
MLS side Toronto reportedly offer Jermain Defoe to Sunderland as part of a deal to sign striker Jozy Altidore.
Jan 11, 11:59
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Toronto FC slash Jermain Defoe asking price?
Toronto FC have reportedly cut Jermain Defoe's price tag in half in an attempt to offload the striker in the January transfer window.
Jan 10, 07:21
Sunderland forward Jozy Altidore in action against Fulham on August 17, 2013
Report: Toronto FC interested in Jozy Altidore
Toronto FC are reportedly the frontrunners to sign Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore, who has been linked with a return to the MLS.
Jan 9, 22:34
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Hull City 'speak to Jermain Defoe's agents regarding January move'
Hull City boss Steve Bruce reveals that the club have held talks with Jermain Defoe's representatives regarding a move to the KC Stadium this month.
Jan 9, 09:33
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Toronto striker Jermain Defoe to train with Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur confirm that Toronto striker Jermain Defoe will train with the club's development squad next week.
Jan 8, 15:35
England's Jermain Defoe eyes the ball during the World Cup 2014 qualifying football match between San Marino and England at Serravalle Stadium in San Marino on March 22, 2013
Jermain Defoe "feeling stronger than ever"
Jermain Defoe reveals that he is in good shape amid widespread speculation surrounding a return to the Premier League.
Jan 6, 15:08
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace on January 11, 2014
Steve Bruce: 'Jermain Defoe could be too expensive'
Steve Bruce claims that Hull City may not be able to afford to sign Jermain Defoe this month.
Jan 4, 22:03
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