Giggsy - The Biography of Ryan Giggs
Ryan Giggs is the ultimate Manchester United legend. The most decorated player in English football history, with 13 Premier League title, two Champions League victories and four FA Cup winner’s medals to his name, Giggs is truly an astonishing player with an unparalleled football career.
Giggs frist found fame with Manchester City’s Scholl of Excellence before Sir Alex Ferguson spitted his prodigious talent, turning up at his home to sign him on his 14th birthday. By the time he made his United first team debut aged just 17, many considered him to be the greatest talent in English football since George Best. Famed for his pace and skill on the ball, Giggs has scored vital goals throughout his career, most notably his incredible solo effort in the 1999 FA Cup semi-final replay against Arsenal, where he picked the ball up in his own half and embarked on a mazy run around the entire Arsenal back four before lofting the ball into the net. He was an integral part of the historic Treble-winning side in 1999, and is the only Manchester united player to have played in both the 1999 and 2008 Champions League victories.
Having committed his entire career to United, Giggs eclipsed Bobby Charlton’s record in April 2009, when he made his 800th appearance fort the club. On 26 February 2012, he marked his 900th United appearance by scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Norwich. Giggs has scored over 160 goals for united and his incredible record has ensured that he will go down in history as one of United’s greatest ever players. The is the amazing story of Manchester United’s legendary number 11.