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Nemanja Vidic

Born: October 21, 1981 (age 39)

Height: 6' 2" (189cm)

Hometown: Uzice, Serbia
Nationality: Serbia Serbian

Position: Centre-back
Manchester United's Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic thanks the fans after the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's stadium in in Southampton on May 11, 2014
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Career History
Senior2006-2014Manchester United
2014-2016Inter Milan
Sports Mole has 693 articles about Nemanja Vidic. Articles 1 to 40:
Ruben Dias pictured for Manchester City in January 2021
Man City's Ruben Dias crowned Premier League player of the year
The 24-year-old Portugal international played a crucial role in City's title-winning campaign.
Jun 5, 12:00
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against Cadiz in La Liga on February 21, 2020
Lionel Messi's greatest ever games for Barcelona
Sports Mole counts down Lionel Messi's 20 greatest individual performances following his record-breaking 768th appearance for Barcelona.
Mar 22, 18:00
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on March 18, 2021
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes cup glory can be "catalyst" for future success
The Red Devils have not won a trophy since the 2017 Europa League.
Mar 19, 14:01
Gary Neville pictured in January 2020
Gary Neville picks Manchester United's top five Premier League signings
Gary Neville chooses his five best Manchester United signings of the Premier League era, and current star man Bruno Fernandes is overlooked.
Feb 16, 18:56
Nemanja Vidic in Manchester United colours
On This Day in 2016: Nemanja Vidic announces retirement
The central defender won five Premier League titles during his time at Old Trafford.
Jan 29, 08:33
Manchester United's Donny van de Beek pictured on December 12, 2020
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Donny van de Beek will prove his class at Manchester United'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that Donny van de Beek has what it takes to be a success at Old Trafford.
Jan 6, 13:58
Patrice Evra pictured for Manchester United in 2013
Patrice Evra "sad and upset" at Man Utd chiefs for "blowing away legacy" of club
Chief transfer negotiator Matthew Judge and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward were in Patrice Evra's firing line during a 20-minute monologue on Instagram.
Sep 21, 18:23
Nemanja Vidic in Manchester United colours
Premier League title-winning captains: Nemanja Vidic
Nemanja Vidic wore the armband for two of the five championships he won at Old Trafford.
May 10, 13:08
DavidMoyes pictured as Man Utd boss in October 2013
A look back at David Moyes's ill-fated Manchester United reign
Seven years to the day since David Moyes was announced as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor at Manchester United, Sports Mole looks back as his ill-fated 10-month reign.
May 9, 08:00
Peter Schmeichel pictured in 1999
Sir Alex Ferguson's 10 greatest signings as Manchester United boss
Sports Mole picks out Sir Alex Ferguson's 10 greatest signings from his time as Manchester United boss.
May 8, 10:50
Ravel Morrison pictured in August 2019
Wayne Rooney: 'Ravel Morrison was better than Paul Pogba'
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney claims that Ravel Morrison was a better player than Paul Pogba during their days in the academy setup.
May 3, 10:32
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates scoring their first goal on February 27, 2020
From Bruno Fernandes to Danny Drinkwater - ranking every January signing so far
Sports Mole ranks every January Premier League signing from best to worst, including the likes of Bruno Fernandes, Odion Ighalo and Danny Drinkwater.
Apr 12, 16:05
Nemanja Vidic in Manchester United colours
Rio Ferdinand picks Nemanja Vidic ahead of Virgil van Dijk
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand picks Nemanja Vidic when asked to choose between his former centre-back partner and Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk.
Mar 26, 18:23
Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring their third goal which is later disallowed on February 8, 2020
Which three players could Manchester United sign to close the gap on Liverpool?
Sports Mole picks out three players Manchester United could sign to potentially close the gap on Liverpool.
Mar 25, 20:04
Virgil van Dijk in action for Liverpool on March 7, 2020
Frank Leboeuf: 'Virgil van Dijk better than Nemanja Vidic'
Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf claims that Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk is a "more complete" player than Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic.
Mar 21, 08:18
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their third goal on August 31, 2019
All-time Premier League combined XI: Manchester United vs. Manchester City
Ahead of Sunday's Manchester derby, Sports Mole takes on the impossible task of choosing an all-time XI between Manchester United and Man City in the Premier League era.
Mar 7, 08:00
Steven Gerrard pictured in 2014
All-time Premier League combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Sunday's showdown between Liverpool and Manchester United, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both clubs throughout the Premier League era.
Jan 16, 20:39
Harry Maguire warms up for Manchester United on December 7, 2019
Paul Parker: 'Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire not good enough for Man United'
Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker says that Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire are not good enough to lineup for the club.
Jan 2, 20:31
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their third goal on August 31, 2019
Premier League Team of the Decade - Sergio Aguero, Gareth Bale, Virgil van Dijk
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the decade from 2010 to 2019, including Sergio Aguero, Gareth Bale and Virgil van Dijk.
Dec 25, 09:00
Thierry Henry playing for Arsenal
All-time Premier League combined XI: Manchester United vs. Arsenal
Ahead of Monday night's showdown between Manchester United and Arsenal, Sports Mole compiles the greatest ever Premier League combined XI from the two clubs.
Sep 27, 18:55
Big Harry Maguire in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Chelsea on August 11, 2019
Nemanja Vidic tips Harry Maguire to shine at Manchester United
Former Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic tips Harry Maguire to prove himself a "good signing" following his world-record £80m summer arrival from Leicester.
Sep 19, 19:52
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Chelsea on August 11, 2019
How Manchester United could line up against Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up for Monday's Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Aug 17, 20:33
A distraught Harry Maguire in action for England on June 6, 2019
Harry Maguire 'wants to emulate Rio Ferdinand at Manchester United'
Harry Maguire is reportedly determined to join Manchester United this summer and wants to emulate the feats of Rio Ferdinand at Old Trafford.
Jul 18, 12:45
Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood pictured in May 2019
Preview: Manchester United vs. Inter Milan - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides a full preview of Manchester United's pre-season clash with Inter Milan, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jul 18, 10:54
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany lifts the 2018-19 Premier League trophy
Roy Keane, Vincent Kompany, John Terry: The top 10 Premier League captains ever
Following Vincent Kompany's decision to leave Manchester City, Sports Mole looks at where he ranks among the greatest captains in Premier League history.
May 20, 21:46
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Fulham on February 9, 2019
Gary Neville 'concerned about Paul Pogba future'
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has concerns over Paul Pogba's long-term future at Old Trafford.
Feb 24, 23:24
Phil Jones pictured in December 2018
Nemanja Vidic would not swap Phil Jones for Virgil van Dijk
Nemanja Vidic would not swap any of Liverpool's defenders for Manchester United's current crop, implying that Virgil van Dijk is not better than Phil Jones.
Feb 23, 18:24
Alexis Sanchez goes down injured during the FA Cup third-round game between Manchester United and Reading on January 5, 2019
Pogba misses United training, but Sanchez is involved
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side host Brighton on Saturday.
Jan 16, 12:33
Nemanja Vidic in Manchester United colours
Nemanja Vidic: 'I want to be Manchester United manager'
Former Manchester United centre-back Nemanja Vidic reveals that he wants to manage the club at some stage in the future.
Nov 12, 00:00
Gary Neville pictured on October 20, 2017
Gary Neville: 'Manchester United defence not good enough'
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville claims that the club are paying for their failure to sign defensive reinforcements during the transfer window.
Aug 19, 22:06
Jose Mourinho covers his ears during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Nemanja Vidic: 'Manchester United too slow'
Manchester United were "too slow" and took "too many touches" in their shock 1-0 home defeat to West Bromwich Albion, claims the club's former captain Nemanja Vidic.
Apr 16, 10:56
Rob Holding in action during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Nemanja Vidic: 'Arsenal defenders do not communicate'
Former Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic doubts that Arsenal will challenge for the title next season unless they shift their mindset and focus on defending.
Apr 15, 21:14
Gabriel Jesus is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester City on November 18, 2017
Are Manchester City the greatest Premier League team of all time?
Sports Mole analyses whether the current Manchester City side are the best team the Premier League has ever seen.
Jan 13, 22:33
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Don't write off Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof'
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs says that summer signing Victor Lindelof should not be singled out for criticism at this stage of his spell at Old Trafford.
Oct 24, 12:43
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Gary Neville mocks Rio Ferdinand over career move into boxing
Gary Neville pokes fun at Rio Ferdinand after the Manchester United legend announces plans to become a professional boxer.
Sep 19, 11:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Alex Ferguson 'shocked Manchester United sold Jonny Evans'
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was surprised to see Jonny Evans join West Bromwich Albion in 2015, according to Michael O'Neill.
Jun 23, 13:23
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United captaincy should go to an Englishman'
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera suggests that he is not yet ready to captain the club, but is "grateful" to have been tipped to take on the role.
May 3, 13:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nemanja Vidic: 'Jose Mourinho needs time to succeed at Manchester United'
Former Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic says that manager Jose Mourinho needs time in order to succeed at Old Trafford.
Apr 11, 14:43
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Bryan Robson: 'Paul Pogba is Manchester United captain material'
Legendary Manchester United captain Bryan Robson believes that Paul Pogba has what is required to take on the armband from Wayne Rooney should he depart in the summer.
Apr 7, 19:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Nemanja Vidic backs under-fire Paul Pogba
Former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic insists that under-fire Paul Pogba will show his true worth next season.
Mar 23, 22:56

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Tuesday's key events


TRIATHLON
· Team GB trio Vicky Holland, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth all have realistic medal hopes in the women's event (10.30pm-1am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After an impressive opening day, Great Britain play their final group game against a Fiji side level with them at the top of the pool, but also yet to hit their brilliant best (1.30am)

TAEKWONDO
· After disappointment for friend and housemate Jade Jones, Bianca Walkden will go for gold in the women's +67kg category (2am-2.30pm)
· Mahama Cho is another medal contender for Team GB in the men's +80kg class (2am-2.30pm)

SWIMMING
· Team GB's Duncan Scott has the chance to claim his first individual Olympic medal in the men's 200m freestyle final. Teammate Tom Dean is also involved. (2.43am)
· Kathleen Dawson is the Team GB representative in the women's 100m backstroke final (2.51am)

DIVING
· Eden Cheng and Lois Toulson will look to emulate Tom Daley and Matty Lee's success in the women's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three-time Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin is part of a Team GB team going for gold in the dressage team Grand Prix final (9.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Superstar Simone Biles leads the United States side in the women's team final (11.45am-2.10pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women's team play their final group game, taking on Canada with qualification for the knockout rounds already secured (12pm)

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