Irish defensive midfielder who joined Sunderland FC in 2011, after 12 seasons with Manchester United.
He played for the Waterford Bohemians before making his professional debut at age 17.
He won five Premier League titles between 1999 and 2011 with Manchester United.
He married Yvonne Manning on June 8, 2010.
He was teammates with Wayne Rooney on Manchester United from 2004 to 2011.