Roy Keane was seen enjoying himself with all smiles at the World Snooker Championship final at the Crucible on Sunday.
Keane, who is a Manchester United Legend, was engrossed in the complete action in Sheffield as Mark Selby and Luca Brecel went head-to-head.
The former player who is 51 years old, was spotted in the audience grinning as he watched the second session from his seat.
He was fascinated as he watched Mark Selby make history with a first-ever 147 break in the final.
The Sky Sports Pundit applauded The Jester from Leicester alongside the rest of the audience.
Roy Keane however, is not a stranger to The Crucible as he is a regular member in the arena.
The Irishman has been more like a permanent staple and he also watched Stuart Bingham defeat Shaun Murphy in 2015.
The former midfielder was told that he unknowingly distracted Neil Robertson in his match with Marco Fu in 2017.
Neil Robertson spoke to Stephen Hendry in an interview on the Scot’s YouTube channel after he lost concentration in the match.
He said: “I’m thinking ‘oh my god, I can’t miss in the balls here or he’s gonna think I’m terrible! It was actually quite off-putting.”
Roy Keane is not only interested in watching the Snooker game, he is also an ardent fan and follower of the sport.
Keane was convinced to sign for Manchester United over a game of snooker with Sir Alex Ferguson – the best coach in United’s history.
Ferguson found out that he was in talks with Blackburn Rovers over a possible transfer when he was still at Nottingham Forest.
But the legendary manager intercepted after he asked Keane to meet him for a game.
In n his autobiography, Roy Keane revealed that: “From that moment, I was never going to sign for any other club.”
Keane made 480 appearances for the Red Devils from 1993 to 2006, where he later became the club’s captain.
His illustrious career saw him win the Premier League 7 times as well as the Champions League before moving to Celtic to retire.
Roy Maurice Keane is an Irish football pundit, coach and former player who was born on 10 August 1971.
Keane is the joint most successful Irish footballer of all time, having won 19 major trophies in his club career, 17 of which he won with Manchester United.
He is regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation. He was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players in 2004.
Keane is notable for his hardened and abrasive manner and was ranked at No. 11 on The Times’ list of the 50 “hardest” footballers in history in 2007″.
He was also inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame in 2021.
Keane played for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest, and Manchester United before ending his career at Celtic in his playing days.
Keane was a dominating box-to-box midfielder noted for his aggressive and highly competitive style of play, an attitude that helped him become the captain of Manchester United from 1997 until he left Old Trafford in 2005.
Roy Keane helped The Red Devils maintain success during his 12 years at the club after which he joined Celtic and won a domestic double before he retired as a player in 2006.
At the international level, Keane played for the Republic of Ireland over 14 years, most of which he spent as captain.
He also played in every game for the Republic of Ireland at the 1994 FIFA World Cup that was hosted by the United States.
He did not play much in the 2002 FIFA World Cup after he was sent home following a dispute with national coach Mick McCarthy over the team’s training facilities.
Roy Keane’s Net Worth
Roy Keane is an Irish football manager and former player who has a net worth of $60 million dollars according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Roy Keane And Wife Theresa Doyle
Theresa Doyle was born on December 15, 1972 and the beauty is pretty secretive regarding her private information.
Roy Keane met with his wife in 1992 when he was still playing for Forest under Brian Clough.
The couple met at a club in Nottingham and she avoided Keane because she was in the relationship but later broke up from her then relationship and started dating Keane.
They have birthed five children, and the names of their children are Shannon, Caragh, Aidan, Leah and Alanna.