Ferguson told the FA that Giggs was United‚Äôs only over-23 player they could pick for the Olympics and Stuart Pearce selected the midfielder ahead of former Old Trafford hero David Beckham.
‚ÄúSir Alex played a big part in my participation,‚ÄĚ Giggs told the Sunday Mirror. ‚ÄúRight from the start, he was keen for me to be involved and he‚Äôs backed me ever since really.
‚ÄúHe‚Äôs been good and he ¬≠recognises that maybe a tournament could add to what already is a pretty good career.
‚ÄúHe‚Äôs been supportive all the way through my ¬≠career, since I was 13 through to today.‚ÄĚ