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08/04/2011 08:30, Report by G.Thompson
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Neville match announced

Gary Neville will play one final game at Old Trafford next month when he steps out for his testimonial against Italian giants Juventus.

The former Manchester United captain announced his retirement from the game in February after making more than 600 appearance for his boyhood club and winning numerous honours.

In celebration of Neville's illustrious career, Old Trafford will play host to a friendly clash with Juventus on Tuesday 24 May. And the Reds legend says he's already relishing the opportunity.

"I'm delighted to be given this game by the club," Gary said.

"It's going to be a very emotional night for me, especially as I pull on that red shirt once more in what will be my last game for the club. I intend to savour every moment and I hope the fans can share in my special night."

Reds boss Sir Alex Ferguson is very much looking forward to the occasion, adding: "Gary has been a loyal servant of Manchester United and this is a fitting tribute to honour Gary and his career.

"It also gives fans the opportunity to show admiration and appreciation for a player who's very much

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Gary Neville career stats

Date of birth: 18 February 1975

Signed professional: 8 July 1991

Appearances: 602 (400 Premier League, 47 FA Cup, 25 League Cup, 115 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Cup, 13 other)

Honours: 1 Champions League, 8 Premier Leagues, 3 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 1 Intercontinental Cup and 1 Club World Cup

Debut: 16 September 1992 v Torpedo Moscow (UEFA Cup, Old Trafford)

International Caps: 85

International debut: 3 June 1995, England v Japan

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