Roy Keane

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Birthday
10, 1971
Birthplace
Cork, Ireland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Cork, Ireland

About

Midfielder who played for Manchester United from 1993 to 2005, but became known as much for his success with the team as for his highly competitive and aggressive play that often created controversy.

Before Fame

He tried out for several Irish and English clubs, but was considered too small growing. He eventually signed with semi-pro team Cobh Ramblers in 1989.

Trivia

He won seven Premier League titles, among other awards, but he was also kicked off one team and missed another World Cup because of a fight with the team coach.

Family Life

He was born into a working-class family, with his father taking whatever odd jobs he could find. He married Theresa Doyle in 1997.

Associated With

He and Denis Irwin are two of the most successful soccer players to ever come out of Ireland.