Gary Neville tells the story of his career to Inside United...
Favourite ever game to play in...
The FA Cup semi-final replay against Arsenal in ’99. The reason being it was the last, what I would call, old-fashioned football match I played in. It was a night-game, a semi-final replay and everything happened in that game. The fans were on the pitch and holding players aloft after the game. Now because of security and health and safety, and all the restrictions, those days are becoming more difficult to create.
Greatest career moment...
My debut and the last three minutes in Barcelona. My debut is probably my most special moment because to play at Old Trafford for United was always my dream. As for Barcelona, well, you can never describe that feeling, you could never put what happened into words. It would never do it justice. That would have to be the high, but there were some other unbelievable highs. We didn’t win the league for three years, then won it back in 2006/07. The nights of winning trophies, going out with the lads. Those nights are the greatest of your life, you can’t replace them.
The favourite goal I’ve scored..
I haven’t got many to pick from! I’d definitely say my first one against Middlesbrough [in May 2007], it was the
Total appearances/goals: 602/7.
FA Cup: 47.
League Cup: 25.
Champions League: 115/2.
UEFA Cup: 2.
Premier League winner: 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009.
FA Cup winner: 1996, 1999, 2004.
Champions League winner: 1999.
League Cup winner: 2006, 2010.
Intercontinental Cup winner: 1999.
FIFA Club World Cup winner: 2008.