The United boss was asked by one about his secret to still be managing at the highest level at the age of 68.
"I can only say you need energy," replied Ferguson.
"You have to live your life the right way and I've always been a saint. Eat the right food, drink the right wine and you'll be OK. And by the way, I'm 93!"
A former shop steward, he was unlikely to complain too much.
"I was involved in a couple of strikes myself," he laughed.
"I'm aware of it and hopefully we'll be able to leave as normal. It's an inconvenience but these things happen."