A Premier League XI has been revealed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the inception of English football's top tier.
Chosen by a panel of experts, Manchester United, who have won 12 titles since the 1992/93 season, unsurprisingly dominate the lineup with seven players.
Peter Schmeichel, Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roy Keane, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs make up the septet of Reds.
1 May 1999: Peter Schmeichel of Manchester United celebrating during the FA Carling Premiership match against Aston Villa played at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. The match finished in a 2-1 win for Manchester United. \ Mandatory Credit: Shaun Botterill /Allsport
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 03: Gary Neville of Manchester United celebrates team mate John O'Shea's winning goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 3, 2007 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25: Ashley Cole of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the City of Manchester Stadium on September 25, 2004 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 22: Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 22, 2006 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
LONDON - MAY 11: Tony Adams of Arsenal celebrates by lifting the Premiership trophy after the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Arsenal and Everton played at Highbury, in London on May 11, 2002. Arsenal won the match 4-3. DIGITAL IMAGE. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)
Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the second goal from the penalty spot during the Premier league football match against Everton at Old Trafford, Manchester , north-west England, 23 December 2007. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES Mobile and website use of domestic English football pictures are subject to obtaining a Photographic End User Licence from Football DataCo Ltd Tel : 44 (0) 207 864 9121 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org - applies to Premier and Football League matches. (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON - FEBRUARY 04: Ryan Giggs of Manchester United celebrates scoring the fourth goal of the game during the Barclays Premiership match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on February 4, 2007 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM: Manchester Roy Keane (C) celebrates after scoring his 50th goal for Manchester United putting them 2-0 up against Birmingham City during their football match in Manchester, 05 February 2005. AFP PHOTO/ STEVE PARKIN -No telcos, website uses subject to subscription of a license with FAPL on www.faplweb.com- (Photo credit should read STEVE PARKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER - APRIL 19: Paul Scholes of Manchester United celebrates during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers held on April 19, 2003 at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Manchester United won the match 3-1. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Captain Thierry Henry celebrates after teammate Robert Pires scored from a penalty during their premiership match against Manchester City at Arsenal's grounds Highbury, 22 October 2005. AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA Mobile and website use of domestic English football pictures subject to description of licence with Football Association Premier League (FAPL). For licence enquiries please telephone 44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed version and the electronic version are identical, no licence is needed. (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM: Newcastle United's Alan Shearer celebrates breaking Jackie Milburn's goalscoring record during the English Premiership soccer match against Portsmouth at St James' Park, Newcastle, 04 February 2006. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS Mobile and website use of domestic English football pictures subject to subscription of a license with Football Association Premier League (FAPL) tel : 44 207 298 1656. For newspapers where the football content of the printed and electronic versions are identical, no licence is necessary. (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
They are joined by former Arsenal and Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, who is flanked by his one-time captain at Highbury, Tony Adams.
Further afield, and another Gunners striker occupies one of strikers' berths. Thierry Henry is partnered by the Premier League's all-time record goalscorer, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer.
In the public fantasy selection, Nemanja Vidic and Steven Gerrard were the only different inclusions, at the expense of Ferdinand and Keane.