Scholes calls it a day

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  • Made in Manchester

    Scholes will retire alongside the man who gave him his first break in the Premier League

    Young Lion

    Scholes was part of the England Under-18s side which won the 1993 European Championships

    First steps

    A goal in his Premier League debut against Ipswich endeared Scholes to the United faithful

    Glory Glory

    Scholes helped United to the 1995-96 Premier League title - his first at Old Trafford

  • Spotlight

    The midfielder received his first international call-up in 1997

    Italy stunner

    Shortly after making his international debut, Scholes scored in a memorable 2-0 win over Italy

    Terrific Treble

    Manchester United's Treble in 1999 proved a career high for Scholes, although he missed the Champions League victory through suspension

    Red faced

    Scholes was the first England player to be sent off at Wembley for this tackle on Sweden's Stefan Schwarz

  • Swansong

    Scholes last played for England eight years ago, at Euro 2004

    Cup misery

    Jens Lehmann saves Scholes' penalty in the 2005 FA Cup final

    Euro woes

    Manchester United were unable to back up their 2009 Premier League title with Champions League success

    Derby dread

    Scholes' tough tackling earned him another red in the Manchester derby two years ago

  • Take one

    Scholes retired following the 2011 Champions League final against Barcelona

    Return of the King

    Scholes came out of retirement in January 2012, realising he still had something to offer United

    Full time

    Scholes has blown full time on his Manchester United career and is likely to take up a coaching role at the club