Ryan Giggs is a Welsh football coach and former footballer who spent his entire professional career playing for Manchester United. He also played for the Wales national football team from 1991 to 2007. He became the assistant manager of Manchester United in 2014 the same year he retired as a footballer. As of the time of his retirement, he was the most decorated player in the entire history of football with 34 trophies.
He married his longtime girlfriend Stacey Cooke in 2007. The marriage produced children.
During his time with Manchester United as a player, he won 13 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups and 2 UEFA Champions League titles, among others. He was the 2009 BBC Sports Personality of the Year. He was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2005. He was appointed OBE in 2007.
He allegedly had an affair with and impregnated his brother's wife Natasha Giggs.
Celebrity culture, it's everywhere, isn't it? It's reality TV, Big Brother. I didn't become a footballer to be famous, I became a footballer to be successful. I didn't want to be famous. Now people want to be famous. Why? Why would you want people following you about all day?Ryan Giggs
I had my footballing heroes such as Bryan Robson and Diego Maradona but my dad was a rugby league star, and he was my real hero. But the relationship with my mum was rocky and we saw things that would affect any youngster.Ryan Giggs
Where does it stop? You get offered money for your wedding, then for your kids, new houses, holidays... We earn enough from football and sponsorships, why do you need any more?Ryan Giggs
is a famous Welsh footballer,
who was born on
November 29, 1973. As a person born on this date, Ryan Giggs is listed in our database as the 1st
most popular celebrity for the day (November 29) and the 8th most popular for the year (1973).
People born on November 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Ryan Giggs is the 35th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ryan Giggs' birthday, Ryan Giggs is the 3rd most famous Welsh and ranks 8th in famous people born in Cardiff, Wales.
In general, Ryan Giggs ranks as the 405th
most popular famous person, and the 14th most popular footballer of all time.
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