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Fabrice Muamba (born 6 April 1988 in Kinshasa) is an Anglo-Congolese footballer, who currently plays in midfield for Birmingham City on loan from Arsenal. April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kinshasa is the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi   - Water (%) Population... Motto: Justice - Paix - Travail (French: Justice - Peace - Work) Anthem: Debout Congolais Capital Kinshasa Largest city Kinshasa Official language(s) French Government Transitional  - President Joseph Kabila Independence    - From Belgium June 30, 1960  Area    - Total 2,344,858 km² (12th)   905,351 sq mi   - Water (%) 3. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... In association football a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders. ... Birmingham City (BCFC) is one of Birminghams two professional soccer teams (the other is Aston Villa F.C.). Originally known as The Small Heath Alliance, they became in 1905 and Birmingham City F.C. in 1945. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in north London. ...


Biography

Muamba's family fled the Second Congo War and arrived in England in 1999 as asylum seekers (his father having already been granted asylum in 1994), settling in Walthamstow, London. Muamba impressed in school football and joined Arsenal as a youth signing full professional terms on July 1, 2004. He made his first team debut on October 25, 2005 in a Carling Cup tie against Sunderland. As a naturalised British citizen he is eligible to play for any of the Home Nations, and has represented England at U16 and U17 levels. Combatants Government-aligned forces, Hutu-aligned forces Uganda-aligned forces, Tutsi-aligned forces Commanders Government: Laurent-Désiré Kabila, Joseph Kabila Rwanda: Paul Kagame, Uganda: Yoweri Museveni, others Strength  ?  ? Casualties  ?  ? The Second Congo War was a conflict that took place largely in the territory of Democratic Republic of the Congo... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Walthamstow is a town in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... Sunderland Association Football Club (Sunderland AFC or SAFC) is a professional football club, based at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, North-East England. ... Naturalization is the process whereby a person becomes a national of a nation, or a citizen of a country, other than the one of his birth. ... British Nationality Law ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole), or the nations of the British Isles (traditionally England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland). ... First international Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Largest win Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; 18 February 1882) Worst defeat Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First in...


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Fabrice Muamba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (146 words)
Fabrice Muamba (born 6 April 1988 in Kinshasa) is an Anglo-Congolese footballer, who currently plays in midfield for Birmingham City on loan from Arsenal.
Muamba's family fled the Second Congo War and arrived in England in 1999 as asylum seekers (his father having already been granted asylum in 1994), settling in Walthamstow, London.
Muamba impressed in school football and joined Arsenal as a youth signing full professional terms on July 1, 2004.
ESPNsoccernet: Fabrice Muamba (261 words)
Muamba was signed for Arsenal as a youth in the summer of 2004.
Muamba, strong in the tackle and a tireless runner, is an England youth international.
Muamba told the club's official website: 'I feel comfortable on the ball, in all conditions, and I think that has a lot to do with the fact that my first experiences of football was playing on the streets in the Congo.
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