Paul Scholes Names The Best XI Out Of All The Players He Has Ever Played With

Paul Scholes celebrates after scoring Manchester United's first goal.

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When you have been at a club like Manchester United throughout your career, been one of the best players under Sir Alex Ferguson, and retired as a true legend, there is no denying the fact that you go down in history as one of the greatest to have ever played at Old Trafford.

With over 700 games under his belt and every possible trophy won during his glorious career at Manchester United, Paul Scholes played alongside some of the best names to grace the club and step onto the pitch at the Theatre of Dreams.

The iconic midfielder recently penned down the names of the evelen greatest players he shared the field with during his club career, and in their prime, this side would simply have been unbeatable.

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Here is what it looks like:

1. P. Schmeichel – Probably the greatest ever goalkeeper United have ever had.

2. G. Neville – A club hero, a skillful defender, and now one of the best pundits of the game.

3. R. Ferdinand – Alongside Vidic, one of Fergie’s finest ever defenders.

4. J. Stam – Rock solid, big and scary, effective, and efficient. A complete defender.

5. D. Irwin – Without a doubt, the best left-back to have played for the red half of Manchester.

6. R. Keane – A true leader, a fearless battler and a midfield general.

7. D. Beckham – A magician at crossing and finding teammates, a global icon, and possibly the club’s best no. 7.

8. R. Giggs – Similar to Scholes, a club hero and veteran. United through and through, tearing teams apart since 1991.

9. W. Rooney – Club’s highest ever scorer, a man of passion, talent and commitment. A striker like no other.

10. V. Nistelrooy – Lethal and clinical, the best on his day.

11. C. Ronaldo – A winner by nature and now the greatest player in the world.

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