England Goalkeeper James Gets No. 1 Jersey for World Cup, Crouch No. 9

England goalkeeper David James will wear the No. 1 shirt at the World Cup and striker Peter Crouch has been handed the No. 9 jersey by coach Fabio Capello.

The 23-member squad arrived in South Africa today following an overnight flight from London. The Football Association revealed the shirt numbers on its website.

England Squad Numbers:
 1 - David James (goalkeeper, 50 appearances)
 2 - Glen Johnson (defender, 22 appearances, 1 goal)
 3 - Ashley Cole (defender, 78 appearances)
 4 - Steven Gerrard (midfielder, 80 appearances, 16 goals)
 5 - Rio Ferdinand (defender, 78 appearances, 3 goals)
 6 - John Terry (defender, 60 appearances, 6 goals)
 7 - Aaron Lennon (midfielder, 17 appearances)
 8 - Frank Lampard (midfielder, 78 appearances, 20 goals)
 9 - Peter Crouch (striker, 38 appearances, 21 goals)
10 - Wayne Rooney (striker, 60 appearances, 25 goals)
11 - Joe Cole (midfielder, 54 appearances, 10 goals)
12 - Robert Green (goalkeeper, 10 appearances)
13 - Stephen Warnock (defender, 1 appearance)
14 - Gareth Barry (midfielder, 36 appearances, 2 goals)
15 - Matthew Upson (defender, 19 appearances, 1 goal)
16 - James Milner (midfielder, 8 appearances)
17 - Shaun Wright-Phillips (midfielder, 31 appearances, 6 goals)
18 - Jamie Carragher (defender, 36 appearances)
19 - Jermain Defoe (striker, 40 appearances, 11 goals)
20 - Ledley King (defender, 20 appearances, 2 goals)
21 - Emile Heskey (striker, 58 appearances, 7 goals)
22 - Michael Carrick (midfielder, 22 appearances)
23 - Joe Hart (goalkeeper, 3 appearances)

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