Sir Alex Ferguson retires

May 08, 2013, 15:34 PM IST
In this Saturday May 16, 2009 file photo Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson holds the English Premier League trophy as his team celebrate winning the league after their team's 0-0 draw against Arsenal at Old Trafford Stadium.
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In this Saturday May 16, 2009 file photo Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson holds the English Premier League trophy as his team celebrate winning the league after their team's 0-0 draw against Arsenal at Old Trafford Stadium.

In this Wednesday, May 26, 1999 file photo Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, 2nd left, celebrates with his players after they won the Champions League final soccer match at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
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In this Wednesday, May 26, 1999 file photo Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, 2nd left, celebrates with his players after they won the Champions League final soccer match at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

In this Wednesday, May 26, 1999 file photo Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson kisses the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
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In this Wednesday, May 26, 1999 file photo Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson kisses the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match at the Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

In this Tuesday, July 20, 1999 file photo Manchester United soccer manager Sir Alex Ferguson holds his knighthood insignia that was presented to him by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.
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In this Tuesday, July 20, 1999 file photo Manchester United soccer manager Sir Alex Ferguson holds his knighthood insignia that was presented to him by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.

In this Wednesday May 21, 2008 file photo Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
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In this Wednesday May 21, 2008 file photo Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson celebrates with the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

This is a Sunday, May 22, 2011. file photo of Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson as he waves to fans ahead of their English Premier League soccer match against Blackpool at Old Trafford.
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This is a Sunday, May 22, 2011. file photo of Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson as he waves to fans ahead of their English Premier League soccer match against Blackpool at Old Trafford.

A file photo a bronze statue by sculptor Philip Jackson of Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson stands outside the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand
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A file photo a bronze statue by sculptor Philip Jackson of Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson stands outside the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand