The 31-year-old club captain said Everton was "the only club that I want to play for" and revealed he was "proud" he was extending his stay until 2012.
The former Manchester United star told evertonTV: "First of all I am really proud that the club has offered me a four-year contract. Loyalty is a big thing in my life and this is the only club that I want to play for. It´s a great club and I want to finish my career here."
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