Although not very well known, Michael Carrick is always burning hard on the pitch and plays an important part in winning. So, who is Michael Carrick? Let’s find out the former club player.
Overview of Michael Carrick
Michael Carrick was born on July 28, 1981 in Wallsend. He is an English coach and former professional football player, and Michael Carrick is currently assistant coach for Manchester United. Michael Carrick has played for West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.
He was rated by experts with his ability to deliver creative and technical balls through his body. In 2013, Carrick played 27 times for England, played 369 matches in the Premier League and 59 matches in the European Championship. Over 7 seasons at Old Traford, Michael Carrick has won 4 Premier League titles. And a British League Cup, a European Championship and a club world championship.
Michael Carrick’s career
It is known that Michael Carrick started a professional football career at West Ham United club. He joined the youth team in 1997 and won the FA Cup for the youth team two years later. In the 1999-2000 season, Michael Carrick was loaned out twice to Swindon Town and Birmingham City.
He joined before a solid footing in West Ham United’s official squad for the 2000-2001 season. In the 2002-2003 season, the club was relegated at the end of the season. Carrick has played more than 150 matches for the West Ham club. However, in 2004 Michael Carrick moved to rival London club Tottenham Hotspur, and the transfer fee was set at around £ 3.5 million.
In the 2006-2007 season, Michael Carrick established himself as an important part of the Manchester United squad when he took office in Premier League champion. It was their first title in four years. In the following season, Michael Carrick also made an important contribution to the squad that won the European Cup final against Chelsea. In that match, he played the full 120 minutes and won the penalty shootout with an impressive score of 6 – 5.
Michael Carrick played an important part in the campaign to win the “Double” title Europe 2008: In 2009, Michael Carrick and his team-mates won their third consecutive Premier League title. However, the team failed to defend the Champions League title against the Barcelona club.