Fergie praises veteran Giggs' 'incredible 1000 match career' at United

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 02, 2013 10:20 hrs

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed veteran Ryan Giggs over his incredible career at United, after the veteran extended his contract till 2014 which will secure him a 23rd season at United.

Ferguson reminisced about Giggs, whose United debut was in a match against Everton 22 years ago, and joked that he expected a bill from Giggs' mother for her refreshments during the times he had gone to Giggs' house to get him to sign a schoolboy form, the Guardian reports.

Ferguson also hoped that Giggs will remain in a management role at United when he eventually retires from playing, as the club needed experienced players to guide the fresh faces for future victories.

Giggs, who will make a 1,000th career appearance if he plays against Norwich City on Saturday, has scored 168 goals in 931 United appearances, along with winning 12 Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups and two Champions League titles, the report added. (ANI)

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