Gary Alexander Neville, in short, Gary Neville is a fabulous former professional football player who is currently a football coach and co-owner of Salford City (football club). He is also known as a one-club man since he only played for a single club for his whole life. He also worked as a commentator once.

Quick Info 
Full NameGary Alexander Neville
Date Of Birth18th February 1975
Birth PlaceGreat Manchester, England
FatherNeville Neville
MotherJill Neville
ProfessionFootballer, Commentator, Coach, Journalist, Cricketer
Sexuality Male
Martial Status Emma Hadfield (wife}
Age45 years
Height5 ft 11 in
Children2
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Body Measurement N/A
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Brown
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Net WorthUS $25 million

Where did Gary Neville grow up?

Gary Neville was born on 18th February 1975 in Bury a market town in Great Manchester, England. His father was a cricket player who played in the British league. His dad himself being sportsman Gary did get support from his family. He has a brother Phil who was himself interested in football and became a professional footballer later. Gary used to have competition in the field whenever he played with Phil. Two brothers preferred playing against each other, preferably in the same team during childhood.

Gary Neville

 

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How did Gary Neville start his career?

The greatest right back of his age, Gary Neville joined Manchester United in 1991 and appeared in FA Youth Cup. He started to play for the senior team from September 1992 up against Torpedo Moscow in the UEFA Cup. After the injury of Paul Parker, Gary Neville got a chance to play taking Paul’s place as the first-choice right-back for Manchester United since the 1994-95 season. Well, Neville scored his first goal for Manchester United in 1997 in a match against Middlesbrough.

Gary Neville has scored five league goals for Manchester United. He has also scored two goals in UEFA Champions League. Although he hasn’t scored many goals but helped the team to keep clean sheets for many games and did impress the crowd with his incredible defensive skills and great assists. After the departure of Roy Keane in November 2005, Gary Neville became the captain of Manchester United. There was some horrible incident in January 2006 when United won against Liverpool at the last moment; there was an injured player from Liverpool and Neville was celebrating. That action of his was not considered acceptable, so he was charged 5000 pounds and got a warning from FA.

The year 2008 was significant for Manchester United and Neville himself. They were able to make it to the Champions League final and won it in penalties as the score was 1-1 against Chelsea. That was his first Champions League trophy, and he was captain then. They won a total of 3 Premier Leagues when he was captain. Gary Neville as a captain won the second League Cup on February 28th, 2010 against Aston Villa. He made his 600th appearance on October 24th. His final appearance was against West Bromwich Albion on January 1st of the year 2011.

Neville officially announced his retirement on February 2nd, 2011 after almost 20 years of career with Manchester United. He has won a total of eight Premier League, three FA Cups, two Champions League, two League Cups, and one FIFA Club World Cup title in his whole career.

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INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Gary Neville played for England for first in 1995 in a friendly match against Japan. He and his brother Phil represented England in May 1996 in the 1996 FA CUP final securing the first spot. He was the youngest first-choice player during his early days. He played every game in the 1996 UEFA Euro until he got a semi-final second yellow card. He has played in the 1998 World Cup and Euro 200. He was gifted with extraordinary defensive abilities.

In 2002, Gary Neville couldn’t participate in the World Cup because of his broken foot. But again he made his way into the team for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. On July 1st, in the game with Portugal, he completed his 81 caps for England and was 9th to have the most caps for his nation. Because of his serious ankle injury on March 17th, 2007, he had to miss many important games. But he was called to play the World Cup qualifier in May 2009. He had made records along with his brother Phil as they hold the record for most capped brothers of England.

 

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COACHING CAREER

Gary Neville did coaching after he retired from professional football. He was appointed as coaching staff on May 14th, 2012. He was coaching England for Euro 2012. This footballer worked as an assistant coach for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Euro qualifier.

He also worked as head coach for Valencia since December 2nd, 2015. His first game as a coach for Valencia was quite a bad experience. They lost to Lyon in the Champions League and were out of the tournament. After tasting nine defeats, he was able to win the first match on February 13th, 2016 against Espanyol. He hasn’t achieved much with coaching.

Gary and some of his friends from back in Manchester United bought a football club in the 2014-15 season. On September 22nd they decided to sell a 50% stake of the club to billionaire Peter Lim.

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Physical stats

British right-back is who can also play as a defensive midfield was generous of his time in his position. He is currently 45 years old and stands 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm). He is right-footed. His whole family was linked to sports. Even his sister was a professional netball player and netball coach currently.

StatsTotal AppsTotal Goals
Club (Manchester United)6027
International(England national team)850

Who is the Girlfriend of Gary Neville?

His dad, Neville Neville, has achieved a lot in his cricket career. Thanks to his athletic family, he had no difficulties living his life as he dreamt.

Gary Neville married Emma Hadfield on June 16th, 2007. Their first and second daughter, Molly and Sophie were born on January 11th, 2009, and March 25th, 2010, respectively. Although his busy career he was able to be with his family and spend quality time with them.

He has been awarded a degree from the University of Bolton in July 2009. He has an eco-friendly home in northwest England.

 

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How much is Gary Neville’s net worth?

Since Gary Neville has been into Soccer for more than 25 years, His estimated net worth is around $25 million according to some reliable sources.

 

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