John O'Shea has today signed a two-year extension to his contract at Sunderland, which will keep him on Wearside until the age of 35.
The news caps off a phenomenal few days for the Waterford man after he did this on his 100th appearance for Ireland.
O'Shea, who has been at the club since 2011, said:
Since I arrived at Sunderland, I have enjoyed every minute and I'm really happy that I can continue here for another two years.
To captain a club like this and to play in front of our fantastic supporters is a huge honour and I look forward to showing my commitment to the club on the pitch in the years to come.
His manager Gus Poyet echoed his positve sentiments. He said:
I am delighted that John has agreed to stay with us for at least another two years. He is our captain, one of our leaders and I am sure he will continue to help us get better and stronger as a team.
I really look forward to continuing to work with John.
See also: our handy 21-step guide on how you can be more like Sheasy