Giggs will play 1,000th professional match Tuesday
Ryan Giggs will wait until Tuesday’s Champions League match
against Real Madrid to make his 1,000th senior competitive
He’ll sit out Manchester United’s Premier League game against
Norwich on Saturday.
United manager Alex Ferguson said Friday that Giggs would play
one of the matches – and has decided to make sure the 39-year-old
midfielder is fresh for the last-16 second leg at Old Trafford next
week. The match is 1-1 after the first leg in Madrid.
Since making his professional debut in 1991, Giggs has played
931 matches for United – scoring 168 goals, including five this
season. He played 64 times for Wales and made four appearances for
Britain at the London Olympics.