Paul Scholes Biography
Birthday: November 16, 1974 (Scorpio)
Born In: Salford, Greater Manchester, England
Paul Scholes is a well-known retired English footballer who played for Manchester United throughout his whole career. He played for the English National Football Team as well. One of the most decorated and successful footballers in history, he is currently a co-owner of Salford City Football Club and a television executive for BT Sport. Born in Salford, in Greater Manchester, he was a proficient cricketer as well as a footballer since his school days. After being spotted by a scout, he first got his opportunity to train with Manchester United at the age of 14. His professional career began in 1993. He played for the team for a total of nineteen years. He has represented the national team as well and took part in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, as well as the UEFA Euro 2000 and Euro 2004. For his amazing skills, he is regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation. Although he is asthmatic and suffers from Osgood-Schlatter disease, a knee condition, he managed to become one of the most proficient and popular international footballers, and won a total of 25 trophies in his career.