Aaron James Ramsey is a footballer of Welsh origin, who plays for Arsenal and wears the 16 number jersey for the team. His position in the 11 is a midfielder and is six feet tall. Born on 26th December 1990 in Caerphilly, Wales Ramsey has represented the Welsh national team and has also appeared in the 2012 Olympics representing the Great Britain team.
Though a midfielder primarily, he had been also used in other positions in the midfield as well as a fullback. His youth career started with Cardiff City which extended to 8 years before he finally joined the senior team and made 22 appearances including the FA Cup Final in 2008. A £5 million contract saw him moving to Arsenal where he entered into the first team.
In February 2010 a broken leg in the game against Stoke City significantly held up his progress but after two loan experiences with Nottingham Forest and Cardiff City he was again at his elements with full fitness. He is now a key player for the Arsenal campaign for 2013-14.
When Ramsey made his debut on 19th November 2008 against Denmark he was just 17 years of age and set the record for the youngest player to make it to the Wales national team. His first goal at senior level was scored in the 2010 world cup at Liechtenstein from a free kick. Overall Ramsey has made a total of 210 appearances in the senior level matches and scored 27 times. His team achievement included Runner-up tag at the 2008 FA Cup with Cardiff City and as an individual he had been chosen as the Welsh Young Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010, Arsenal Player of the Month 5 times till 2013 and was awarded the Barclay Player of the Month in September 2013.