“United fans chanting my name is a dream come true”

“United followers chanting my identify is a dream come true”


Manchester United re-signed Jonny Evans final summer season after the previous academy graduate had spent eight seasons away from the membership at West Brom and Leicester.

Having grown up a United fan, he was understandably delighted to have the ability to return to the membership on the finish of his profession.

Talking with the membership’s official website, Evans has mirrored on what it means to him to now hear United followers sing his identify.

It’s nice, and I feel it’s taken me 20 years to get a track. I by no means thought it could be that, , taking Gary Neville’s previous track. However to listen to the United followers sing a track for me: that’s a dream come true for anybody.

Evans worldwide profession remains to be going robust too, with him now on 106 caps for Northern Eire, that means solely three gamers have ever made extra appearances for the nation.

Evans mentioned the satisfaction he feels as a Northern Irish man representing a membership that’s so effectively supported in his nation.

There’s [a lot of pride], clearly with being from Northern Eire and realizing I’ve been fanatical myself as a child about Man United, and realizing how everybody else over there’s. After I return house and see everybody, and after I’m going into the stadium, there’s hundreds of followers all the time ready for autographs earlier than and after video games, and the quantity of Northern Irish voices I hear is all the time unbelievable.

It’s all the time good after I go over and listen to these voices and so they’re all from form of the identical space the place I come from. Even younger children, , taking part in for a similar soccer workforce that I used to play for after I was younger. So, it’s nice that I’m capable of have that connection again with them. And so they’ve all the time been my greatest supporters over time, the Northern Irish Reds, so a giant thanks to them.


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