Getting to Know - Michael Carrick
Name - Michael Carrick
Date of Birth - 28th July 1981
Place of Birth - Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England
Position - Central midfielder
Height - 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Youth Career -
1986-1997 - Wallsend Boys Club
1997-1999 - West Ham United
Senior Career -
1999-2004 - West Ham United
1999 - Swindon Town (loan)
2000 - Birmingham City (loan)
2004-2006 - Tottenham Hotspur
2006- Manchester United
International Career - England U18
2000-2003 - England U21
2006 - England B
Interesting Facts -
1 - Carrick transferred from Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester United for a fee of £18 million in 2006.
2 - Carrick was a key member of the United team when they won the Premier League in 2006/07 season.
3 - Carrick has earned himself 35 international caps but, as of 2015, has been unsuccessful in scoring an international goal.
4 - Carrick made his debut for Manchester United on 4th August 2006 in a friendly victory over Porto in the Amsterdam Tournament.
5 - Carrick scored his first Manchester United goal on 13th January 2007, in a game against Aston Villa which United won 3-1.