Who is Gary Neville?
Gary Neville is an English former football player and the co-founder of the football club Salford City. He spent his entire life serving for football and is also known as the second member who has been the longest to do for Manchester United. Through his entire playing career, Neville has won 20 trophies, Premier League and Champions League titles for eight and two times, respectively. He is also an international player, and he represents his country England. He is also known to be England’s most-capped right-back member. After he took retirement from playing, he became a commentator for a television sports channel ‘Sky Sports’ and later became head coach for the football team ‘Valencia’ in 2015. Moreover, for his England National Team, he also became assistant manager for your years from 2012 to 2016.
|Full Name||Gary Alexander Neville|
|Birth Date||18 February 1975|
|Birth Place||Bury, England|
|Age||45 years old|
|Height||5 feet and 10 inches (185cm/1.85m)|
|Weight||82 kg (181lbs)|
|Body Measurement||41-33-34 inches|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Gary Alexander Neville was born on 18 February 1975 in Bury, England. He was taken to father Neville Neville and to mother, Jill Neville. His father was a professional cricketer while his mother was a netball player. He is the eldest child and has two younger twin siblings named Phil Neville and Tracey Neville. His brother Phil is also a former football player while his sister Tracey is a former netball international player. Gary also has nicknames like Red Nev, Busy Busy, and Gaz. He is currently 45 years old with an Aquarius star sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Gary Neville holds a British nationality. As per his ethnicity and religion, he follows the White race and Christianity religion. Besides, Gary stands 5 feet and 10 inches (185cm/1.85m) tall and weighs around 82 kg (181lbs). He has an athletic body type measuring 41-33-34 inches, respectively. He has a pair of brown-coloured eyes with light brown hair colour.
Early Life/ Education
Gary Neville attended Elton High School, where he used to play soccer. Since he was interested in sports, he joined the youth club of Manchester United when he was just 11 years old. After his school, he worked thoroughly with Manchester and focused on being a senior team.
Gary Neville previously dated Hanna Thornley in 1996, and after six years, they got separated in 2002. He then married Emma Hadfield on 16 2007. This couple has two daughters named Molly and Sophie together.
Gary Neville is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@gneville2) has 1.1 million followers, and his Twitter account (@GNev2) has 4.1 million followers. Likewise, he does not have a verified Facebook page.
Football club career
Gary Neville landed his debut match for Manchester United in September 1992, in the UEFA Cup. But he came in the limelight only when he became right-back in 1994. In 1997, Gary made his first goal for the team, played against Middlesbrough and scored a draw by 3-3. Between 1999 to 2005, he scored five league goals against different teams like Everton in 1999, Aston Villa in 2001, Leicester City in 2004, and Charlton Athletic on 20 April 2004. Moreover, he also scored two goals in the UEFA Champions League.
In November 2005, he became a new club captain. He was injured in the 2007 match when he played against Bolton Wanderers but made a 2008 match against Roma. Till that date, he played 99th matches of the Champions League. But sadly, he was not selected in the UEFA Champions League of 2007 due to his injury though he remained club captain till his retirement.
Similarly, he made around 400 arrivals in the Premier League and helped his club to prevent goals against their opponent team in 148 of those. Under his captaincy, the club has managed to win Premier Leagues for three times, League Cups twice, and the Champions League for one time. He played for the Manchester United FC club from 1991 and keep playing for them in 2011 as he took his retirement from playing football.
Gary represented England as his National Club and landed debut match in 1995, where his team was against Japan. He also played along with his brother and appeared in many games together. Their first match was against China. He played as a right-back for his national team. Overall looking at his international career statistics, he has appeared in eleven matched in European Championship representing England. Though he has not scored in international matches, he is considered as one of the best right-back members of the team. Furthermore, he and his brother Phil clinch the record of most capped brothers with 142 appearances for the England National Team.
After his retirement, he was offered to be an assistant manager, which he accepted, and worked for England national side under Roy Hodgson from 2012. Likewise, in 2015, he signed as the manager of Valencia. Apart from playing football, he has also appeared in brand endorsements. He has appeared in Manchester’s promotional events and campaigns, telecom giant Vodafone events, etc. Moreover, he has also made his cameo appearance in a romantic sports movie in 2009 named ‘Goal! III.’
Gary Neville received Premier League titles for 8 times and FA Cups three times, associated with Manchester United. Moreover, in 2015 he received the English Football Hall of Fame Inductee Award.
Gary Neville is a retired player, one of the finest players of Manchester United. His estimated net worth as of 2020 is $25 million.