Jordan Brian Henderson (born 17 June 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool, whom he has captained since 2015, and the England national team.
Henderson joined Sunderland at the age of eight, making his first-team debut in November 2008. He spent six months on loan at Coventry City in 2009 before returning to Sunderland. In 2011, Henderson signed for Liverpool, making his debut in August 2011 and winning his first trophy with the club—the League Cup—in 2012. Henderson was appointed as captain in 2015. As Liverpool captain, Henderson has won the UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup in 2019, and led Liverpool to the Premier League title in 2020—the club’s first league title in 30 years.
An England international, Henderson has made over 50 appearances for his country since his debut in 2010. He has appeared at four international tournaments with England, the 2012 and 2016 UEFA European Championships, and the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups. He has won the England Player of the Year award twice, both at U-21 and senior level, making him the first English player to do so.
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