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Bernard Parker

South Africa

Bernard Parker is a South African professional association football midfielder/striker, currently playing for FC Twente in the Netherlands.

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Created: 3rd Jun 2010
Modified: 3rd Jun 2010
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
South African Football Association
Professional footballer
Working primarily in:
South Africa

Biographical Information
Bernard Parker
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Mar/16/1986
Gender: male
Place of Origin: South Africa

Early life

Bernard Parker was born and grew up in Reiger Park, a township next to Boksburg. He was quite good in a variety of sports and excelled in short and long distance running as well as achieving Eastern Gauteng colors in swimming.

Club career

A product of the School of Excellence, Parker made his debut in the professional ranks for Benoni Premier United.

He remained in Durban with Thanda until early 2009 when he obtained a transfer to former World and European Cup Winners Red Star in Serbia. In July 2009 he signed a double contract with FC Twente and now is under investigation of FIFA. If this proves right, Parker will face minimum 6 months of suspension.

International career

On 17 June 2009, he scored both goals in a 2–0 win over New Zealand in the 2009 Confederations Cup,[1] and also received the Man of the Match award.[2]

Source: Wikipedia

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