Team GB players happy Man Utd's Giggs named skipper

Team GB players are delighted for Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs over the squad's captaincy.

Team GB players are delighted for Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs over the squad's captaincy.

Several of his team-mates in Stuart Pearce's 18-man squad have swiftly backed Giggs' appointment as skipper.

Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy said: "He is probably one of the best players who has ever played the game. It is fitting he is captain and also I have been very fortunate to play with him for my country as well, so I know Ryan quite well. It is very fitting he is captain and is here."

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey added: "Everyone knows what he has done in the game. He has been there and done it. He has won many trophies and he is a great player as well. Hopefully he can lead by example and give his experience to the rest of the team."

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