Jamie Carragher – born 28 January 1978 – is a retired English footballer who played as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool for 17 years.
He is currently a pundit on Sky Sports alongside Gary Neville.
A one-club man, he was Liverpool’s vice-captain for 10 years, and is the club’s second-longest ever serving player, making his 737th appearance for Liverpool in all competitions on 19 May 2013. Carragher also holds the record for the most appearances in European competition for Liverpool with 150.
Following his retirement in 2013, it was announced that Carragher had signed a contract to join Sky Sports as a pundit alongside the likes of Graeme Souness, Gary Neville and Jamie Redknapp.
He is also an occasional sports columnist for the Daily Mail. It was announced in June 2013 that Carragher will appear on the new look Monday Night Football programme on Sky Sports alongside Gary Neville with presenter Ed Chamberlin.
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