Video: 13-year-old Michael Carrick BBC interview

Geordie midfielder gives one of his earliest interviews to the BBC

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Video: 13-year-old Michael Carrick BBC interview

The BBC regularly releases old clips from their vast archives. The below clip is from a Saturday morning children’s magazine show called ‘Live & Kicking‘. The show ran from 1993 to 2001.

In the excerpt from the show, a young Michael Carrick describes his various club trials and the uncertainty that lay in front of him at the time.

“I don’t know if I’ll become a professional footballer. I hope I do.”

He went on to play for West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspurs, and most famously Manchester United. The cultured midfielder won numerous honours, including 5 Premier League titles, an FA Cup trophy, the Europa League, the Club World Cup, and the Champions League.

You can watch the video through the BBC’s tweet below:

 

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