Michael Carrick

A product of the famous Wallsend Boys Club, Michael Carrick is one of the most successful players to come out of the north-east.

In his seventeen-year professional career, Carrick has played for West Ham United, Swindon Town, Birmingham City, Tottenham Hotspur and most famously Manchester United for whom he was club captain, as well as winning 34 caps for England.

Carrick has won twelve major trophies at United, winning the Premier League five times, as well as three League Cups, the FA Cup, the Europa League, the Club World Cup and the Champions League.

In 2017, Carrick set up the Michael Carrick Foundation, a registered charity that focuses on ensuring that children have suitable provision in their communities to keep them safe and engaged in positive activities.