He also won the Premier League with Manchester City in 2012 and earned 53 England caps.
Instead, Barry landed a move to the Hawthorns and is still playing a key role for the Baggies, who sit comfortably in mid-table after an encouraging start to the season.
"I think if you speak to the supporters who have supported the clubs Gareth has played for, they will always tell you that he has been an outstanding performer for them - and a consistent performer", said Pulis.
"Naturally, I am very proud to achieve those things". Looking at the stats, to have started 599 out of 631 so far, that is a bit surprising because that's a pretty good percentage.
"It's game by game, season by season, but I think there's some gas in the tank yet!" While I can still perform at that level and enjoy it all, I'll keep on doing it. "He was a left-back then and he has come on from that talented young player to become a regular Premier League player".
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632 - the appearance record he now shares with Giggs. "You've got to get picked, and you've got to be fit because it's a lot of games", he said.
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2 - major trophies in his career - the 2011 FA Cup and 2011-12 Premier League, both with City.
West Ham's frustrations were even greater just three minutes later as Foster escaped with a yellow card after racing from his goal and bringing down Hernandez with a thigh-high challenge that mercifully made little contact with the striker.
2,000 - Barry's header against Sweden in November 2011 was England's 2,000th goal in worldwide football.
"He is a top person and a top player". He'll break my record and credit to him, records are there to be broken. Barry has also been sent off six times.
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