His main central defensive partner has been Rio Ferdinand. " Chelsea announced that they had taken further disciplinary action against Terry while keeping the details confidential. As a boy he initially was part of West Ham United's youth system joining them as a midfielder in 1991.
He was also captain of the England national football team holding the post from August 2006 to February 2010 and again from March 2011 to February 2012. He is one of five players to have made over 500 appearances for Chelsea and is also the club's all-time highest scoring defender. Terry was named UEFA Club Defender of the Year in 2005 2008 and 2009.