Patrice Evra Profile

Patrice Evra

Pat­rice Latyr Ev­ra, born Dakar, Seneg­al, May 15, 1981. Pat­rice Ev­ra star­ted out play­ing for Le Club Om­ni­sports des Ulis be­fore he sig­ned wi­th Lega Pro Prima Di­vi­sione si­de Mars­ala in 1998. Af­ter spend­ing just one sea­son at Sta­dio Ant­onino Lom­bardo An­gotta, Ev­ra joi­ned Monza for a fee of €250,000 in 1999, but the de­fender on­ly made three Serie B out­ings for The White Reds whi­le at Sta­dio Brianteo.

Fol­low­ing stays wi­th Nice and Monaco, Pat­rice Ev­ra was bought by Man­chester Uni­ted boss Sir Al­ex Fer­guson for an est­mated trans­fer fee of £5.5 mil­lion in the middle of the 2005-06 cam­paign, and the of­fens­ive ori­ented left wing­back made his de­but in a 3–1 de­feat to neigh­bouring rivals Man­chester City at the City of Man­chester Sta­dium in the Pre­mier Lea­gue on the 15th of Jan­uary 2006. Af­ter es­tab­lish­ing him­self in the Uni­ted fir­st te­am, the strong run­ning per­former went on make 379 fir­st te­am ap­pear­ances for The Red Dev­ils be­fore he sig­ned wi­th Itali­an Serie A si­de Ju­ventus at the be­gin­ning of the 2014-15 sea­son. A French in­ter­na­tion­al, Ev­ra made his fir­st seni­or ap­pear­ance for The Blues in a 1-1 friendly fix­ture draw ag­ainst Bos­nia and Herzegov­ina at the St­ade de la Route de Lori­ent in Rennes on the 18th of Au­gust 2004, and he pro­ceeded to ap­pear in 81 ga­mes for his coun­try dur­ing a dis­tin­guished in­ter­na­tion­al ca­reer. Pat­rice Ev­ra: “When I ar­rived at Man­chester Uni­ted people asked me what ex­cited me most. I said it was not train­ing wi­th Cris­ti­ano Ron­aldo and Way­ne Roo­ney, but play­ers like Ry­an Gig­gs and Paul Scho­les. They are the his­tory of the club.”

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