Birth date 29 Nov 1973 (45 years)
Nationality Wales Wales
Height 180 cm
Position Midfielder
Nickname Giggsy, the Welsh Wizard
Team history
Man Utd 1990 - 2014

Ryan Joseph Giggs OBE, commonly known as Ryan Giggs, is a former Wales international football player who currently features for the Premier League and European powerhouse Manchester United. He plays as a left winger and is a world class player. At the start of the 2013-14 season, he was given the role of player/coach by new manager David Moyes.

Giggs is considered a legend at Man United and has won the Premier League 13 times with the club and UEFA Champions League twice. He also holds the record of making the most number of appearances in Europe’s premier club competition.

Giggs developed at the youth academy of United and made his debut for the English giants during the 1990-91 season. He soon established himself as a first-team regular and has been playing regularly for them since the 1991-92 season.

He made his league debut against Everton at Old Trafford on March 2, 1991 and scored his first ever goal against Manchester City in the Manchester derby on May 4, 1991. Giggs had established himself by the time the Premier League came into existence in the 1992-93 season. He went onto become a world legend and his name became synonymous with Manchester United’s success.

Giggs has played United all his professional life and has won the Football League Cup four times and the FA Community on nine occasions. He also won the UEFA Super Cup, Intercontinental Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup one time each.

Giggs made his international debut for Wales in 1991 and went onto feature in 64 matches for his nation. He became the captain of his nation in 2004 but decided to retire on May 30, 2007. Giggs could never feature in a major international competition for his nation.

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