Ten fun facts about Sir Alex Ferguson
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Ferguson is regarded as one of the most admired and respected managers in the history of the game.
In 1989, three years after he took over, the club nearly sold for $31 million. At present, it's now valued at $3.2 billion.
Before he got there, the club hadn't won a title in 19 years.
He is the longest serving manager of Manchester United, eventually completing more than 26-and-a-half years as the club's manager.Fact 5
He has won many awards and holds many records including winning Manager of the Year most times in British football history.Fact 6
In 2008, he became the third British manager to win the European Cup on more than one occasion.Fact 7
He was knighted in 1999 for his services to the game and also holds the Freedom of the City of Aberdeen.Fact 8
On May 8, 2013, Ferguson announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United. During his tenure, he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League and two UEFA Champions.Fact 9
Alex Ferguson restored Manchester United to a global superpower.Fact 10
He once ran a pub. He had also worked as an apprentice toolmaker and shop steward in Glasgow. Go to more people facts ❯
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