Leader, Winner, DestROYer. Central midfielder Roy Maurice Keane, was born on 10 August 1971 in Cork , Ireland. He began his 18-year playing career at Cobh Ramblers in the League of Ireland, before moving to Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest. After 3 highly impressive years, Manchester United secured his services for a record British transfer fee. An intimidating presence, Keane was noted for his aggressive style of play, an attitude which helped him excel as captain of United, helping them achieve an unprecedented period of success in more than 12 years at the club. Depending on your point of view; Roy is the red devil incarnate, a bloody minded brute, or a true football legend.
'Even in the dressing room afterwards, I had no remorse. What goes around comes around. He got his just reward, my attitude is an eye for an eye.'
Roy Keane talking about the Alf Inge Haaland tackle