Matt Turner, Arsenal

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The Basics

Age: 28
Club: Arsenal, Premier League
Position: Goalkeeper
Loves to: Make big saves

In One play


Matt Turner has one of the best stories in American soccer. Turner didn’t start playing soccer until he was 14 years old. 14! Despite missing a huge chunk of the most important developmental years as a young player, Turner eventually made a name for himself with the New England Revolution and became one of the best shot-stoppers in MLS history. His emergence in MLS and with the U.S. men’s national team earned him a transfer to Arsenal in the Premier League. Like we said, what a story.