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21 of our favourite quotes from birthday boy Roy Keane

The Ireland assistant boss turns 44 today.

1. On Man United fans

Prawn

2. On pundits

Pundits

3. On Saipan

Roy Keane

4. On playing for Ireland

Ireland

5. On Mick McCarthy

Hell

6. On players’ wives

Beckham

7. On Liam Miller’s excuses for continually showing up late for training

Liam

8. On Rio Ferdinand

Rio

9. On his team’s performance against Middlesbrough during that famous MUTV rant

MUTV

10. To Jack Charlton, after Keane arrived half an hour late for the Ireland team bus

kEANE

11. On diving

Diving

12. On his position at Manchester United

United

13. On Gary Neville after that infamous tunnel spat with Patrick Vieira

Nev

14. On his return to the Ireland set-up

Ire

15. On Jamie Redknapp during the 1996 FA Cup final

Redknapp

16. On the 2002 World Cup debacle

Saipan

17. When asked about United potentially giving Alex Ferguson the bumps back in his playing days

Bumps

18. On Alex Ferguson, after his book revelations

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19. On Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League celebrations

Roy Keane 3

20. On Patrick Vieira’s all-time Man United-Arsenal XI

Patrick

21. On Arsenal and selfies

selfies

And finally, here’s one of the most memorable interviews he gave:

Source: SillyJunkTrunk/YouTube

A version of this piece was previously published on 10 August 2014.

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