Sir Alex Ferguson Retirement: Celeb Reactions
Manchester United boss has stepped down after 26-years in charge...
Sir Alex Fergusonconfirmed today (May 8) that he is to retire as the manager of Manchester United at the end of this season after 26-years in charge of the football club.
Announcing the news on Twitter, the gum-chewing legend wrote: "After many years with Manchester United, I have decided that the time has come to call it a day. It has been such a honour. Thank you all."
The showbiz world has since reacted to Fergie's departure, with MTV News UK taking a look at some of the most memorable tweets, paying tribute to his incredible career.
After many years with Manchester United, I have decided that the time has come to call it a day. It has been such a honour. Thank you all.
— Sir Alex Ferguson (@MrAlexFerguson) May 8, 2013
I wonder if the players found out about the retirement this morning as well... The greatest Manager ever in the history of the prem #Salute
— Tinchy Stryder (@TinchyStryder) May 8, 2013
Alex ferguson is the best football manager i have witnessed in my time on earth and i support spurs.
— Wiley (@WileyUpdates) May 8, 2013
A major iconic football figure. #SirAlex#mufc#legend twitter.com/usainbolt/stat…
— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) May 8, 2013
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) May 8, 2013
Sir Alex ferguson retiring.!What an incredible manager he's been for us fans!. He is the "BEST TO EVER GRACE THE WORLD OF FOOTBALL" .
— Shayne Ward (@shayneTward) May 8, 2013
What a career. What a legend. Sir Alex will be missed. Not just from United but from football.Thank you for the memories.
— Ronan Keating (@ronanofficial) May 8, 2013
I'm SO upset that Sir Alex is retiring, but @ least my man is going out as a #Champ20n QUESTION:Who do U think is gonna replace him?
— Alexandra Burke (@alexandramusic) May 8, 2013
Thanks Fergie xxxx
— Jessie Ware (@Jessie_Ware) May 8, 2013
Sir Alex is to retire! Gutted! Huge decision to make now!
— Nathan Sykes (@NathanTheWanted) May 8, 2013
So Fergie has announced his retirement... But if Mourinho goes to Man U yeah... I swear I might just support Bayern Munich FFS LOL
— Chip (@OfficialChip) May 8, 2013
Sad news that Sir Alex has retired. What an amazing man for football!
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) May 8, 2013