Class. On and off the pitch. That is, for sure, the best way to describe Michael in just one word.
Carrick's full farewell speechVideo
He is, no doubt, one of the best midfielders of his generation, although in certain moments he has been underrated – never by his team-mates nor by any other colleague in this sport, for if you like football then you like Carrick.
As a captain he has always led by example, with no need to raise his voice, using words that were full of common sense, passion and experience.