NAME: Paul Scholes
OCCUPATION: Soccer Player
BIRTH DATE: 16 November 1974
PLACE OF BIRTH: Salford, England
PLAYING FOR TEAMS: England, Manchester United
Paul Scholes is an English footballer who has played his entire professional career for Manchester United.
Scholes represented the England national team from 1997 to 2004 with 66 caps including participation in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, as well as the UEFA Euro 2000 and 2004 tournaments.
Scholes has made 700 appearances for Manchester United. It is the third highest number of appearances by any player for club.
Scholes announced retirement from playing on 31 May 2011 and began his coaching career at the club from the 2011–12 season. However, he reversed this decision on 8 January 2012, and went on to play for 2012–13 season.