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Ryan Giggs OBE - Manchester United Legend
Former player and football speaker Ryan Giggs OBE is a Welsh athlete know for devoting his career to Manchester United, where he play for an amazing 25 years. Making his debut for the team in 1991, Giggs played on United’s first team until 2014 when he retired from his position to focus on management and football speaking. Today he works as a football guest speaker, discussing his time at United and his experiences in the world of football as well as being the assistant manager to Manchester United.
Son of the honoured rugby league player and sports speaker Danny Wilson, Ryan Giggs OBE began his career at Manchester rival club, Manchester City but transferred to United on his 14th birthday in 1987.
Swaggering a number of impressive statistics and honours from his career at United, Ryan Giggs holds the record for most game appearances, the national record for most top division league titles and 13 premier league titles. Ryan Giggs was the first consecutive PFA young player of the year in both 1992 and 1993, and is also the only player to appear in every one of the first 21 seasons of the Premier League, as well as the only player to score in each of the 21 seasons.
Scoring a ridiculous 168 goals for Manchester United and building up almost 1000 appearances for the club, Ryan Giggs remains one of the most desirable football speakers to have ever come out of football and sport.
As well as working as a football guest speaker for Manchester United, Ryan Giggs is also frequently called upon to appear at Welsh national team events as a guest speaker. He appeared in 64 games for the Welsh National Team and acted as captain of team GB at the London 2012 Olympic games. A vigorous player and sports speaker for Wales between 1991 and 2007, Giggs was also part of the Welsh under 18 and under 21 teams resulting in being twice selected for BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year.
In 2010, Ryan Giggs was awarded an OBE in recognition for his contribution to British football and sports as a whole. You can book Ryan Giggs to attend your event in the UK by simply contacting one of our event management specialists via email or phone.