Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Giggs: 'I Never Dreamed I Would Win It'

Giggs: 'I Never Dreamed I Would Win It'

Ryan Giggs has been named as BBC Sports Personality of the Year, finishing ahead of Formula One World Champion Jenson Button and world heptathlon gold winner Jessica Ennis. Giggs, having won his 11th league title in May, said he was shocked upon hearing the result.

'The names of genuine legends of world sport are on this trophy. I never dreamed I would win it,' he said.

'To win the Formula 1 World Championship was a great achievement for Jenson and I watched Jessica win the world heptathlon gold, which was unbelievable.'

'I'm really pleased and am in total shock to win the award, and just tremendously proud.

'I was honestly surprised just to be on the list of nominees.'


But I don't think anyone can argue that he did not deserve it. What's left for Ryan Giggs OBE now? The knighthood, that's all. What a man.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Monday December 14 2009
Time: 12:27PM

Comments

0
Sir Ryan Giggs.It doesn't sound that bad,does it?
Antriksh (abmtd)
14/12/2009 12:51:00
0
Many congrats to Ryan, not a Man Utd fan (Villa fan in fact) but think he is a total star and rightly named in the awards. Got to be in the all time top five best Premier League players imho.
The Fear
14/12/2009 13:32:00
0
To be at the top for twenty years is a massive achievement, a model professional, no one deserved it more.
steff_the_villan
14/12/2009 15:58:00
0
Legend
HuddersfieldYiddo
14/12/2009 23:14:00
0
Congratulations its nice that he is getting things like this so late in his career.
khoder
15/12/2009 07:18:00
0
he was the best candidate in my eyes and proves his dedication to football
leeimp95
15/12/2009 13:19:00
0
Really happy for Giggs I am surprised he won (thought Jenson would win) and even more surprised by some of the gracious comments towards him by other fans. I don't think we'll ever see someone play for so long at just one club in England. I can see Messi doing it for Barcelona but thats about it.
NotoriousRedDevil
15/12/2009 13:20:00
0
Giggsy!
One United 23
15/12/2009 18:53:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Disappointment Ahead?

In chase for Spanish striker!

United Set to Lose Out To City

In the chase for a teenage winger.

De Gea, Rooney, Smalling and Rashford - All Out!

Last night was, how you might say, an eventful night for some of the Manchester United players participating in the Euro 2016 Finals, in France.

United - Armenian Chase Update

It seems that almost every day there is a different slant brought to us when it comes to the possible signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who would you prefer United to sign?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Zlatan Ibrahimovic26%
Robert Lewandowski65%
Neither9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dobechukwu1
2.expertdocs1
3.Cathal P Forde1