Paul Scholes' retirement this summer was a little overshadowed by Sir Alex Ferguson bidding the game farewell too.
But this is exactly what the Manchester United veteran would have wanted—to be as far away from the spotlight as possible.
He is an unquestioned legend of the club, a player universally admired by both teammates and opponents.
France great Zinedine Zidane once described him as the "complete footballer." "One of my regrets is that the opportunity to play alongside him never presented itself during my career," he said, according to the Daily Mail.
Scholes made over 700 total appearances for the Red Devils in his career, scoring over 150 goals.
Here are his seven best moments in the red shirt.