Tweets from footballers on Sir Alex Ferguson Retirement :
Rio Ferdinand: “The bosses work ethic, his desire to win + to make us better players were unrivalled. Thanks boss.”
Gerard Pique: “26 years, 13 league titles, 2 Champions Leagues,the Cup Winner’s Cup,5 FA Cups,4 League Cups… Legend!”
Ruud van Nistelrooy: “2001-2006, 219 games,150 goals under the most successful manager in football history. It was a unique privilege. #SAF”
Giuseppe Rossi: “What a career! Proud and honored to have been coached by Sir Alex Ferguson. #thankyougaffer”
Gareth Bale: “#thankyousiralex”
Shaun Wright-Phillips: “#salute to Sir Alex Ferguson definitely the greatest premier league manager the countries ever seen. Correction greatest football mgr ever.”
Peter Schmeichel: “Disappointed, shocked, sad. Didn’t think THAT day would be today.”
Vincent Kompany: “Sir Alex, one of the best managers of all time. After 26 years of success in the game, we all owe him a tribute.”
Prime Minister, David Cameron: “Sir Alex Ferguson’s achievement at #mufc has been exceptional. Hopefully his retirement will make life a little easier for my team #avfc”.
Michael Owen: “It’s just not sinking in! Manchester United with no Sir Alex just doesn’t feel right. What a man and great that it has ended on his terms.”
Cristiano Ronaldo: “Thanks for everything, Boss”.