Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs wants to further extend his career
Ryan Giggs, the captain of Stuart Pearce’s 18-man Olympic squad, believes his men can go for gold at the 2012 London Olympics. Ryan Giggs also believes he is in fit condition to lead club and country in future games.
Ryan Giggs, who is one of the three overage players in Great Britain’s Olympic squad, reckons he still has a couple of years left in him. The Manchester United midfielder wants to extend his career at Old Trafford for another two or three season if his health permits him to do so.
The 38-year-old attacking midfielder has played for Manchester United all his life. In his long career with Manchester United Ryan Giggs has established himself as one of the most celebrated football players of all time.
In an interview to ESPN, Ryan Giggs said that he believed he was in good shape to continue playing for Manchester United.
“I'm enjoying it more than ever,” Ryan Giggs said. “Whether that is because it is coming to an end I don't know but I'm enjoying it, I enjoy playing for United and I will enjoying playing [in the Olympics],” Ryan Giggs said.
Ryan Giggs has won 12 League titles and two Champions Leagues with Manchester United. Ryan Giggs joined the Manchester United Academy in 1987 following a fierce battle with archrivals Manchester City.
The Eastlands were on the verge of signing Ryan Giggs, but the legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson directly approached the Welshman and convinced him to play for the Red Devils.
Ryan Giggs, who just recently inked a one-year extension on his contract with Manchester United is not sure when he will hang up his boots.
“I think I'll know [when it is time to retire]. I'm prepared at the moment - it could be this year, it could be next year, I don't know. I'm still fit and I'm still playing in the majority of games, so as long as I'm still enjoying it I'll carry on,” Ryan Giggs said.
Ryan Giggs has played a pivotal for Manchester United ever since he came out the Academy. Ryan Giggs’s slogan “tearing you apart since 1991” is an accurate way of describing the legend the Manchester United veteran has become.