Ryan Joseph Giggs OBE (born 29 November 1973) is a former Welsh football player who played most notably for Manchester United and the Welsh national team. He debuted at Manchester United in 1991 and played predominantly as a left-winger but in his later years as a central midfielder. He also captained the Great Britain team in the 2012 London Olympics. He is the most decorated player in football history with among other honours thirteen Premier League winner's medals, four FA Cup winner's medals and two Champions League winner's medals.
He retired from football in 2014 with 931 games at United under his belt and 64 caps for Wales. He is currently assistant manager at Manchester United and co-owner of Salford City. Delving into Giggs' most notable fixtures, Tony Matthews outlines what games defined Ryan Giggs' career and what made him one of the most recognised players of his generation.
Tony Matthews is a former semi-professional footballer, sports master and, since 1975, has written over 100 books on football, covering 25+ clubs. He was the WBA statistician/historian for 30 years up to 2003. He lives in Spain.