Manchester United Legend Spotted Playing Sunday League Football Four Years After Retirement

Manchester United Legend Spotted Playing Sunday League Football Four Years After Retirement

  • Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra returned to action four years after announcing his retirement
  • The ex-France left-back was playing playing in a Sunday League game in England as he continues to enjoy the game at 41
  • Patrice Evra helped Manchester United win several titles including the 2008 UEFA Champions League title

Legendary Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra made a return to action after he was spotted playing Sunday League football.

The former France international was vigorously participation in a game at the weekend as he keeps fit four years since retiring from the game.

In a video posted on Twitter, Evra maintained his left-back role as he moved onto the touchline to effect a throw-in.

Patrice Evra, Sunday League Football, Manchester United
Patrice Evra has been spotted playing Sunday League Football four years after retirement. Credit: @ESPNFC Getty Images
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Patrice Evra surprised fans who were watching as one of them run commentary on the legend's participation in the game.

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The ex-Manchester United player retired from the sport in 2018 after an illustrious career that saw him win several titles.

He won five English Premier League titles, the 2008 UEFA Champions League title as well as the League Cup three times.

These days Patrice Evra works as a pundit and is seen on several podcast where he discusses life after football.

Patrice Evra opens up on sexual abuse

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that France and Manchester United legend Patrice Evra took a trip down memory lane to recount one of the most painful moments while growing up.

The retired footballer turned pundit is known for his forthrightness and currently uses his popularity and reach to empower victims of sexual abuse to speak up.

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Evra, who recently launched his autobiography titled I Love This Game, opened up for the first time about the ordeal he went through as a child.

Patrice Evra believes Manchester United will regret not appointing Antonio Conte

English Premier League club Manchester United have been told they will regret not appointing Antonio Conte during their turbulent period.

Patrice Evra minced no words when he suggested that Conte is ranked among the best managers in the world and that the Red Devils should have gone ahead to appoint the Italian tactician.

SPORTbible reports that following the sack of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, many had thought United would hire Conte as their next manager, but instead, they opted for Erik Ten Hag.

Source: Sports Brief News