The best Tweets as Ryan Giggs retires from playing after 23 trophy-laden years for Manchester United

After 23 years of running up and down the left wing, Ryan Giggs exists stage as the most decorated football in the history of the English game, confirming his retirement as a Manchester United player.

Giggs’ retirement was always in the offing this close season, and as he struggled to hold back the tears during his speech to the fans after the final home game of the season, the decision to hang up his boots looked imminent and irreversible.

In a coordinated stroke, Giggs announced his retirement from playing to coincide with van Gaal’s appointment as manager, who he’ll serve as Number 2.

Below are the best Giggs tribut Tweets, including some incredible stats.