With a team that is of late not known for subtlety, it was often the case that Gareth Barry would be an unsung hero for Man City. More likely to go to the pub, (can we use that term in America?) and see a Kompany, Aguero, or Silva kit than a Barry kit, but regardless the man was consistent and a workhorse for City.
He joined City in 2009 from Aston Villa and appeared in a total of 175 matches and scored 8 goals including the following.
And finally, his 25 foot goal against Bolton
Barry moves to Everton and since he will be on their first squad, City will see him again. This time on the opposite side of the pitch. From everyone in Chicago, best of luck. You will be missed.
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