Isnin, 9 Julai 2012
Biodata kapten Britain ke Olimpik
Sejarah seorang 'living legend', siapa lagi kalau bukan RYAN GIGGS.
1973: Born Ryan Joseph Wilson on November 29 in Cardiff.
1990: Signs as a trainee with Manchester United in July and then as a professional at the start of December.
1991: Adopts mother's maiden name and becomes Ryan Giggs.
March - Makes United debut aged 17 as a substitute against Everton. Two months later he scores the winner against Manchester City at Old Trafford on his full debut.
October - Becomes the youngest footballer to represent Wales when he plays against Germany in Nuremberg aged 17 years and 322 days.
November - Wins his first piece of silverware with United as the Red Devils beat Red Star Belgrade to lift the UEFA Super Cup.
1992: Helps United lift League Cup and that season is voted PFA Young Player of the Year.
1993: Becomes first player to be named PFA Young Player of the Year twice.
Member of United side which ends the club's 26-year wait to win the league title.
1994: Helps United win the Premier League and FA Cup double for the first time in the club's history.
1996: Helps the Red Devils win the double for a second time.
1997: Wins a third league title in four years and in October scores a memorable goal in their 3-2 UEFA Champions League victory over Juventus at Old Trafford.
1998: Injures his hamstring in February and is out for six weeks as United finish the season empty-handed.
1999: Scores stunning winner in United's epic FA Cup semi-final replay victory over Arsenal at Villa Park in April. Helps the Reds complete an historic treble of European Cup, Premier League and FA Cup.
2000: Wins his sixth Premier League winners' medal in eight years.
2001: Collects his seventh league championship and 12th major honour in total.
July - Signs a new five-year contact worth around £50,000 a week. Sent off for the first time in his career for two bookable offences as Wales crash 3-2 in Norway.
2002: August 23: Nets 100th goal for United in all competitions with the team's second goal in league game at Chelsea.
2003: May - United are crowned champions again.
September - Giggs, along with Cristiano Ronaldo, charged with improper conduct by the Football Association following his involvement in confrontations with Arsenal players after a goalless draw at Old Trafford.
November - Giggs elbows Russia's Vadim Evseev in Euro 2004 play-off in Moscow, prompting the Russian football association to call for an immediate ban.
December - Giggs fined £7,500 and warned as to his future conduct at an FA disciplinary hearing into Old Trafford fracas. Then suspended for two matches for Evseev incident.
2004: May - United finish third in the table but Giggs lines up in the 3-0 FA Cup final victory over Millwall.
2007: May 6 - Wins ninth Premier League title with Manchester United.
May 30 - Announces retirement from international football.
October 16 - Signs new contract until end of June 2009.
2008: May 11 - Equals Sir Bobby Charlton's appearance record for the club when he played his 758th game against Wigan.
May 21 - Breaks Sir Bobby Charlton's record after coming on as a substitute - and scoring a penalty in the dramatic shoot-out - as Manchester United beat Chelsea in the Champions League final.
2009: February 12 - Signs new deal with United, committing him to the club until June 2010.
April 26 - Voted Professional Footballers' Association player of the year.
May 16 - Helps United win the Premier League and becomes the first footballer to collect 11 top division English league title medals.
December 13 - Named BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
December 18 - Signs a one-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until June 2011.
December 31 - Named the Manchester United Player of the Decade.
2010: February - Wins the League Cup as United beat Aston Villa 2-1 in the final.
2011: January 17 - Makes his 600th league appearance for United against Tottenham at White Hart Lane.
February - Signs a one-year contract extension.
March - Surpasses Charlton's Manchester United league appearance record by playing his 607th game against Liverpool.
May - Wins the Premier League title for a 12th time.
2012: February - Signs one-year contract extension.
Makes his 900th appearance for United, scoring a last-minute winner in a 2-1 away win against Norwich.
June - Named as one of three over-age players in the Great Britain team for the Olympics.
July 8 - Confirmed as the captain of Team GB.