- Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Giggs were team-mates under Alex Ferguson
- Sir Alex remains the most successful manager at the Old Trafford
- Giggs says Ronaldo was one of the manager’s favourite at the club
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has stated that just four players were immune to Alex Ferguson’s wrath during their time at the Old Trafford club.
Sir Alex was famous for his fierce approach to disciplining players during his 26-year reign as he was seen verbally blasting players on several occasions.
Fergie is the most successful manager in Old Trafford history after winning 38 trophies, including 12 Prem League titles, but he had a special kind of temper.
Giggs disclosed that there was a time David Beckham’s eyelid had to be stitched after he was accidentally struck by a flying boot.
Some players including Jaap Stam and Ruud van Nistelrooy were sold after a face-off with the tactician, with Wayne Rooney getting the heat severally.
Giggs however disclosed that Ronaldo was one of just four aces who were spared form the dreaded hairdryer treatment.
"There were three or four players that he never had a go at,” Giggs told beINSports.
"Eric Cantona was one – Bryan Robson, Roy Keane and Cristiano Ronaldo. They were all in their own ways match winners.
"They did the stuff on the pitch, so he never felt he had to."
Meanwhile, former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson apologised to both Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa.
The legendary manager stepped down as the Red Devils boss in 2013 after winning 27 major titles during his 26-year reign at Old Trafford.
A year after the retired manager signed the above-named superstars from Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.
According to the Mirror, the Dutchman was said to have given Ferguson a condition that he will stay at the club for the foreseeable.
Legit.ng earlier reported that former Manchester United star Robin Van Persie has explained the kind of disciplinarian Sir Alex Ferguson was when he was the manager of the Old Trafford side.
The 36-year-old striker who was known for his superb goal scoring sense stated that Sir Alex Ferguson slammed two Manchester United players in front of their teammates in 2013.
During that year, Manchester United were aiming to win the Premier League title in which they lost at home against City which was a painful defeat for Alex Ferguson then.
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