Patrice Evra announced his retirement from playing football on Monday morning and Twitter has been full of tribute messages for the former Manchester United left-back.
Evra played in some great teams with great players at Old Trafford, and Wayne Rooney being one of them has issued a classy message to his former team-mate.
For the younger United players coming through, Evra is one they could all look up to as a sporting role model for how his time at Old Trafford planned out. He understood the club and was easily one of the best left-backs in the world for a year or two.
Rooney and Evra were part of teams that won league titles and, of course, the Champions League in 2008.
Wazza took to Twitter to tweet the following tribute to Evra:
— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) July 29, 2019
We posted our own tribute to the legend,as seen below:
Wish this man the happiest of retirements. Absolute legend! 🔴 pic.twitter.com/nrzoIjNvUK
— StrettyNews.com (@StrettyNews) July 29, 2019