By Chris Wright
Since making his post-retirement move into the meeja, Gary Neville has, quite rightly, been festooned with plaudits for his sensible, passionate and intelligent punditry for Sky Sports, almost instantly accruing himself a phalanx of appreciative fans – one of which is actress Keira Knightly, who’s world has apparently been rocked by The Nev’s insight and tactical astuteness.
Asked about what’s floating her boat at the moment during an interview with the Fashion Telegraph, Knightley professed of her love for Red Nev and his impressively solid punditry chops, gushing:
“[Neville] is just f**king amazing! Absolutely f**king amazing! His commentary…Well, it’s just amazing. He’s amazing.
“They’ve added loads of other [pundits] alongside him now, but I preferred it when it was pure Gary Neville.”
Neville then promptly took to Twitter to post his response…
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) March 17, 2014