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Posted on 16 May 2006  - 12:00

Aaron Lennon has been handed the Number 19 shirt for the World Cup - the same as Gazza's in Italia '90.

Aaron Lennon has been handed the Number 19 shirt for the World Cup - the same as Gazza's in Italia '90.

The England squad numbers were announced yesterday with Aaron picking up the same number that Gazza made his name in 16 years ago.

Paul Robinson was, of course, number one with Jermaine Jenas 17 and Michael Carrick 18.

England squad numbers: 1 Paul Robinson, 2 Gary Neville, 3 Ashley Cole, 4 Steven Gerrard, 5 Rio Ferdinand, 6 John Terry, 7 David Beckham, 8 Frank Lampard, 9 Wayne Rooney, 10 Michael Owen, 11 Joe Cole, 12 Sol Campbell, 13 David James, 14 Wayne Bridge, 15 Jamie Carragher, 16 Owen Hargreaves, 17 Jermaine Jenas,18 Michael Carrick, 19 Aaron Lennon, 20 Stewart Downing, 21 Peter Crouch, 22 Robert Green, 23 Theo Walcott.