Legendary Retired Manager Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson, who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013 turns 73 years old today.
His time at the club has led to Ferguson being regarded as one of the most successful, admired and respected managers in the history of the game.
Ferguson is the longest serving manager of Manchester United, overtaking Sir Matt Busby’s record on 19 December 2010, eventually completing more than 26-and-a-half years as the club’s manager.
He has won many awards and holds many records including winning Manager of the Yearmost times in British football history. In 2008, he became the third British manager to win the European Cup on more than one occasion.
He was knighted in the 1999 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, for his services to the game.
On 8 May 2013, Ferguson announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United. During his 26 years at the club, he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League and two UEFA Champions League titles.