Midfielder who has served as the captain of the Northern Irish national team and earned more than 100 international caps with the squad. At the club level, he is most famous for his many titles won as a member of Rangers FC.
He played for St. Andrews Boys Club before transferring to Aston Villa in 2002. He turned professional in 2004.
In 2017, he was made a member of the Member of the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to soccer.
He married a woman named Tracey.
He was teammates with striker Will Grigg on the Northern Irish team at UEFA Euro 2016.