Manchester United football club’s legendary coach Sir Alex Ferguson has been brainwashed following a brain haemorrhage this Saturday.
Legendary Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has been “operated on by the brain as a result of cerebral hemorrhage,” his former club said Saturday night.
“Everything went well,” but Ferguson, 76, “needs to spend some time in intensive care to optimize his recovery,” said Manchester United in a statement, while asking to respect “the intimacy of his family “.
First transported by ambulance to Macclesfield’s small hospital near his home in Cheadle early in the day, Ferguson was later transferred to Manchester’s Salford Royal. under police escort.
Sir Alex’s son, Darren, currently in charge of the Doncaster club (English D3), had missed Saturday’s match against Wigan “for family reasons,” according to a club statement.
The most successful coach of British football
Ferguson, a native of Glasgow, made a name for himself with the Scottish club Aberdeen, winner of the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983. He retired at the end of spring 2013 and remains the coach the most successful of British football, from far away.
In addition to 26 seasons at the helm of the Red Devils (from 1986 to 2013), “Fergie”, with its strong character, allowed ManU to win among others 13 titles of champion of England and two Leagues of the champions.
In 1999, he achieved an incredible hat-trick in the C1-Premier League-FA Cup.
He was back last week at Old Trafford to symbolically offer a vase to Arsène Wenger, Arsenal’s French manager, who has long been his rival and will retire at the end of the season.
In 2003, Sir Alex, a great lover of French wine and horse racing, had gone to hospital due to a heart problem.
A stream of sympathy messages began flooding social networks on Saturday. Everton manager Sam Allardyce “understood that it was extremely serious when he learned that his son Darren had not attended his club’s game, Doncaster”.
Everton played on Saturday against Southampton whose manager, Mark Hughes, made his name at Old Trafford as an attacker at the beginning of the Ferguson era: “I had heard something, I was hoping it was not true. I wish it to recover as well as possible, “said the Welshman.
Other United players expressed themselves: “I collapsed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Boss, “responded current defenseman Ashley Young.
From former England striker Gary Lineker, now BBC football presenter, to Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish Prime Minister, wishing him “a quick recovery”, Ferguson’s health has become, instantly, the lead red weekend in the UK.
Same emotion with Cristiano Ronaldo .
My thoughts and prayers are with you, my dear friend. Be strong, Boss! pic.twitter.com/kmih28Xpsq
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) May 5, 2018
Finally, David Beckham , arguably the most iconic player Sir Alex had led, sent him a vibrating, “Keep fighting, boss,” on Instagram with a photo of him, young, alongside Alex Ferguson.