According to Wayne Rooney after the game against Bayer Leverkusen, the German centre-halfs asked him how Giggsy keep playing so well at his age? Mind you, the Manchester United living legend is just two days shy of his 40th birthday and yet he looks about 20 years younger and played for the full 90-minutes at the BayArena. Giggs had one assist to his name and involved in many of United’s good moves. Even Rio Ferdinand was indebted to Giggs for clearing up several loose touches and saved the former England’s international from embarrassments at that important game for their club.
Prior to the match, Manchester United traveled to Germany fully knowing the difficulty of their task. Against the backdrop of a disappointing draw with Cardiff City and the loss of key personnel through injuries and suspension, few would have expected that the Red Devils would come back with such a magnificent result. (more…)