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Arthur Wharton

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Born: 28 October 1865 Died: 13 December 1930

Country of origin: Ghana


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Arthur Wharton (28 October 1865 โ€“ 13 December 1930) is widely considered to be the first black professional footballer in the world. Though not the first black player outright โ€“ the amateurs Robert Walker, of Queen's Park, and Scotland international player, Andrew Watson predate him โ€“ Wharton was the first black professional and the first to play in the Football League.
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