Football star, Michael Carrick has been named Manchester United’s new captain following Wayne Rooney’s departure.The midfielder, who has made multiple Premier League appearances and has numerous England caps to his name, was revealed as the club’s new captain in a tweet posted from the club’s official account.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 11, 2017
The 35-year-old, a five-time Premier League winner with United, joined from Tottenham in July 2006 and has been a key figure in the club’s success, securing a host of silverware during his 11 years at Old Trafford.Speaking of his delight at becoming club captain, he told a British TV channel: “It feels great. It’s such a huge honour to captain such a great club. It’s my twelfth year now and I came as a 25-year-old and never thought I could be here this long and be able to achieve so much. Carrick stressed he has no intentions of changing his character for the role and admitted he has a laid-back approach. He also took to his twitter account to celebrate his feat. See below:
— Michael Carrick (@carras16) July 11, 2017
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