Ryan Giggs is a Welsh football coach and former player. He is the manager of the Wales national team and a co-owner of Salford City. He played his entire professional career for Manchester United and briefly served as the club's interim manager in 2014. Giggs is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation.
Predominantly a left winger, he made his professional debut in 1991 and spent the next 23 years in the Manchester United first team. After acting as interim manager, he was named as assistant manager under the permanent replacement, in 2014; he retired from playing the same day holding the club record for competitive appearances – 963. At international level, he played for the Wales national team 64 times between 1991 and 2007 and was named as the captain of the Great Britain team that competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is one of only 28 players to have made over 1,000 career appearances.