The very few people who claim to know Roy well suggest the Cork man is much mellower and more personable than some envisage, which many of his former team-mates back up. Just don’t be brave enough to call him Keaney, because that nickname is reserved exclusively for those he shared the pitch with.
Ultimately, Keane is a family man: during his playing career that centred around his colleagues and he would protect them at all costs, as Patrick Vieira famously discovered in the Highbury tunnel.
As his Instagram account continues to show us, his life now revolves around his home life and those closest to him. Want proof? Take a look at the gallery of images below…