Gareth Barry is the heart of Aston Villa. His professional, competitive and 'never say die' attitude has left fans in no doubt that he is a true claret and blue hero. Gareth was given his first team debut at the tender age of 17, and this film takes you back to the very beginning. It looks at how he progressed through school football and the Academies at both Brighton and Aston Villa. It also charts his progression through Villa's first team to become club captain and an England international. Celebrating Gareth's first 10 years at Villa, we take a look at all aspects of his game, reliving every domestic goal he has scored as a professional. Shot on location at Gareth's family home in Hastings, as well as at Aston Villa's state-of-the-art Bodymoor Heath training ground, it not only looks into Gareth's career, but also at the history side of the Academy and its success in creating first team regulars for Villa. When you watch this film you will understand what it takes to become a professional footballer as you follow the career of a modern day Aston Villa hero.