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RYAN GIGGS

Date of Birth: 29/11/1973

Position: Midfielder

Club: Manchester United

Nationality: Wales

Notes: Ryan Giggs moved to England, from Wales, at the age of seven. He eventually signed for Manchester United and made his league debut in 1991. Following an injury to Lee Sharpe at the start of the 1991-2 season, Giggs was able to gain a regular first team place, making the left-wing position his own. Whilst at Manchester United, Giggs has won many titles, including the League Cup in 1992, League Championships in 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999 and 2000, three FA Cup winners' medals in 1994, 1996 and 1999 and a European Cup trophy in 1999. In addition to this Giggs has represented Wales at full international level, being the youngest ever player to play for Wales at the age of 17 years and 321 days.He has also recently captained Wales. During the FA Cup semi-final replay against Arsenal in 1999 Giggs had an incredible dribble and goal to help build up Manchester United's momentum towards a treble. He is the only player ever to win the PFA Young Player of the Year award twice - in 1992 and 1993.

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