For over 30 years Sir Alex Ferguson has been a super great coach that has greatly influenced many of us football lovers.
With the great performances acquired throughout his career, Sir Alex is the legend of legends, the most successful coaches in the history of world football. Here are the impressive achievements of Sir Alex while working as a coach.
Sir Alex Ferguson was born on December 31, 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland. He helped Manchester United win the Premier League 13 times, making the MU Reddevil the greatest football club in England with 20 championships total.
And with the marvelous achievements, during his 26 years with Manchester United he won 49 big and small trophies including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles… throughout his military career. Sir Alex Ferguson is considered the greatest coach in the history of football in the world.
Previously, he also led his hometown team Aberdeen won three Scottish league championships, four Scottish Cups and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983.
On June 12, 1999, Ferguson was knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his services to the game.
In June 2011, Scottish football coach Sir Alex Ferguson received an honorary degree from the University of Stirling because of his outstanding contributions to sports.
In his personal life, Ferguson married Cathy Holding in 1996. Ferguson and his wife have three children: Mark, Darren and Jason. Darren Ferguson is a former MU player, currently he is the manager of League One club Peterborough United.
Happy birthday Sir Alex – a true legend, the great manger ever in the hearts of sports lovers!