Gareth Barry (born 23 February 1981) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for Everton. Barry moved to Aston Villa from Brighton & Hove Albion as a youngster, and spent 12 years at the club. He captained Aston Villa and is ninth in their all-time list of appearances. In June 2009, he joined Manchester City. In July 2014 he joined Everton on a 3 year contract. Barry is a former England international, having won his first full cap in 2000 and captained the side in 2010 in a friendly against Egypt.