Roy Keane has finally talked about his Instagram account and it's classic Keane
"Instagram will get me a f**king job. That's great, you should have told me that years ago. Jesus."
One of the bright lights on social media over the last six months has been the emergence of Roy Keane on Instagram.
Complete with signature scowls - although he does smile from time to time - and captions we read aloud in Keane's voice, the page has swelled to 1.5 million followers in short order.
In an hour long chat with Gary Neville on The Overlap, Sky Sports' YouTube channel, Keane discussed a variety of topics, from his international career to nights out as a young professional, but the conversation did come around to his social media account and how it came about.
"My youngest daughter, she goes 'Listen Dad, we're in lockdown, can you do do it for a laugh?'," Keane said.
"Sitting at the kitchen table with my 16-year-old daughter and I said 'Come on yeah, let's do it for a laugh,' for a bit of fun.
"It's my daughter, but I've met people who have said to me, 'Who's your team? Where's your team based?' and I went, 'Where's my team?' as if I have a team.
"And I thought 'Well I have a team based in New York and London, working'. It's me and my 16-year-old daughter, she's Chief Executive."
Neville asked Keane if his daughter is still managing the Instagram account for him now.
"Well we say manage it, f**k off like, 'Can we do a picture, let's do a picture today,' is that managing it?" Keane said.
When asked about the popularity of the page and the 1.5 million followers it has gained, Keane was less than impressed.
"What does that mean? It's just people looking at your photographs and having a nose at you."
Finally, Neville stated his belief that Keane's presence on social media could help him, letting people get to know him more and ultimately could aid him in landing a managerial role.
"Helps me in what way? I've a good life, help me in what way?" Keane said.
"Instagram might get me a job? So forget my Pro Licence and all my football experience, Instagram will get me a f**king job. That's great, you should have told me that years ago. Jesus."
The full hour long interview can be viewed in full below.
Clip via The Overlap