Patrice Evra Caught Playing For Brentham FC - An 11th Tier Team In England
By Mike Parrott
Manchester United legend Patrice Evra laced his boots up again, this time for Brentham FC, a club in the English 11th tier of football as a left-winger.
Patrice Evra is one of the best players of all-time at the left back position.
However, the Frenchman who hung his boots up in 2019 was caught playing for a new club.
Brentham FC who see themselves in the Middlesex County League which is the 11th tier of English football.
Patrice Evra played for Step 7 Brentham FC yesterday!
The Middlesex County League side were beaten 3-2 by North Greenford Unitedpic.twitter.com/uyv1u1bOIH
- Ollie Bayliss (@Ollie_Bayliss) August 30, 2020
Evra played for them in their recent loss to North Greenford United 3-2. The Frenchman saw himself donning the #11 shirt and operating as a left-winger, a bit higher up than the position he was famous for.
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The Manchester United legend even reacted to it on his Twitter account saying he wore #11 and told Ryan Giggs not to worry about him taking the #11 and that he honoured it properly.
Thanks for letting me playing with you guys .. such a good day , don't worry Giggsy I honored your number the best I could :wink: https://t.co/ivADOujJTn
- Patrice Evra (@Evra) August 30, 2020
It was also an incredibly special day for Stan Cargill who replaced Evra in the game and took his great admiration and praise for the Frenchman to Twitter.
Cargill said it isn't everyday you come on for a Champions League winner.
Crazy to come on for @Evra . Not everyday you come on for a champions league winner pic.twitter.com/fGegTwj4wm
- Stan cargill (@stan_cargill) August 29, 2020
What do you think of Patrice Evra's 'new career' as a left-winger for Brentham FC?
Let us know in the comments below.
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