Phil Neville, born on 21 January 1977, is a retired English soccer player with a successful and reputed career in the field. Nowadays, he is training the MLS Team Inter Miami as the head coach for the team. Though he does not play now, his remarkable skills and talent will be a source of learning for the new generation of players. Phil comes from a family of sportspersons; Younger brother of yet another Manchester United player, Gary Neville, and twin of Tracey Anne Neville, a retired English netball player. Phil played for Manchester United for ten long years, i.e., from 1995 to 2005, and then he was transferred to Everton and played for them till 2013. This talented player was also a member of the English National Team for the duration.
Phil Neville’s Achievements
Neville was a member of Manchester United for ten years. He won six premier league titles, three FA Cups, three FA Charity Shields, the Champions League, and the Intercontinental Cup. It was with Everton that he spent the final eight years of his career. Besides that, the overachiever Phil has a record of playing 59 times for England between 1996 and 2007. He got the opportunity of representing his country three times at the European Championships and proved why he is considered one of the greatest soccer players.
Due to his unique playing style and ability to play in the defense or midfield, he played in numerous positions throughout his career. However, no player can play as brilliantly in all the playing positions. And the best work for Phil was a full-back. Even after retirement, he did not bid goodbye to soccer and returned as a coach. He earned his UEFA B license and began his coaching career in 2012. Phil replaced Stuart Pearce and started training the England under-21s team. He became the head coach at Manchester United and worked as an assistant for his brother, Gary. One of the many achievements for Phil was when we could lead the England women’s team to fourth place at the 2019 FIFA Women’s world cup.
Phil Neville’s Net Worth
The net worth of Phil Neville as of 2022 is $20 million. His primary source of income is football. In 2005, he started playing for Everton after having a long and successful tenure in Manchester United, for which the player got paid $8,000,000. Throughout his career, he has made many records and earned massive amounts. Phil sold one of his assets (a mansion) in 2009. The market value estimated for the villa is $400,000. There was a time when every team wanted to buy Phil. In January 2011, the Spurs wanted Phil on their team and offered $250,000.
However, his then team – Everton, doubled the offer on the transfer’s deadline. David Moyes, The manager of Everton, thought that Spur’s offer was an insult to Phil’s capabilities. Phil is not just respected for being a remarkable player, but he is a generous donor and provides his bit to society. He and his wife, Julie, led a fund-raising campaign for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. It is, in fact, the hospital where his daughter was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He is the owner of Salford City with his other Manchester United teammates. Phil had a $50,000 / week contract with Everton.