Manchester United is a club that has gain worldwide recognition and can be considered as a world brand. They have built great history in the football world gaining many trophies and championship and all of these have been gained by their list of great players along the time.
Recently, there has been a poll which voted the Red Devil’s greatest player of all time by the readers of the club’s official magazine, Inside United and website, manutd.com. Eric Cantona, George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton were the Manchester United icons in the past and they indeed were the best players of their time. However, these 3 iconic figures could only fill the top 4 players spot as the Devil’s fans has made their verdict that Ryan Giggs, is the Manchester United’s greatest player.
Having played for MU for more than 20 years, Giggs has won many medals with the club as well as achievement and recognition at other level. Debuting for United at the age of 17 in 1991, Giggs has found himself helping the Red Devils to achieve 11 league titles, 4 FA Cups and 2 European Cups. But still, at the age of 37 this year, Ryan Giggs is still seen running at the left flank of the field, dribbling the ball, crossing, defending, scoring and motivating his teammates. When most of his old teammates during Manchester United’s glory in the 90’s have already retired and one (Roy Keane) even have step in the shoes of a club manager, Ryan Giggs is still seen tearing his sweat out for Manchester United. Furthermore, who can even believe that at his age, he still gains the trust of the man behind the success story of Manchester United which is Sir Alex Ferguson. All of these could have been enough to put him at the top as the Red Devil’s greatest player for a long time being. Besides, the magnificent 4 mentioned above, below are United’s Top 10 list of their greatest player ever, voted by the fans.
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