Man Utd's Giggs: I was rejected by my first team

Manchester United hero Ryan Giggs has revealed how he was rejected by his first junior team. Speaking with Telegraph TV, Giggs said: "Rejection is part of life. "I remember when I was 11 years old, playing for my local team Salford Boys and they had an A and a B team; I didn't picked for the A team and had to make do with the B team. "So I was determined to prove them wrong. I scored six goals and earned my place in the A team." He adds retrospectively: "I didn't sulk – I just wanted to prove the people who picked the team, wrong.

Manchester United hero Ryan Giggs has revealed how he was rejected by his first junior team.

Speaking with Telegraph TV, Giggs said: "Rejection is part of life.

"I remember when I was 11 years old, playing for my local team Salford Boys and they had an A and a B team; I didn't picked for the A team and had to make do with the B team.

"So I was determined to prove them wrong. I scored six goals and earned my place in the A team."

He adds retrospectively: "I didn't sulk – I just wanted to prove the people who picked the team, wrong.

"And I did that by keeping my focus and eventually I reaped the benefits."

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