Giggs, while admitting he likes the American lifestyle, has dismissed talk of
spending the final years of his career in Major League Soccer.
veteran Manchester United star, who is heading into his 18th season at Old
Trafford, is currently working on his fitness at the club’s training camp in
a record appearance holder for the Red Devils, managed to land a one-year
extension on his contract this year despite his age and is expected to wind
down his career where it started in the 1991/92 season.
played down the idea of a possible move across the pond, insisting his age
would be a deterring factor. “Being in America you have a great lifestyle, good
for raising a family. The play is getting better. I still have a year left with
Manchester United. After that maybe, maybe I will be too old.”
pre-season tour will see them take on Celtic in Toronto on Friday ahead of
matches against Philadelphia Union, Kansas City Wizards, the MLS All-Stars and
who has made a remarkable 838 outings for United, scoring 155 goals, believes
his team will face some testing competition in the coming weeks as the sport
continues to develop in America.
“MLS has grown and
the success of the USA in the World Cup can only have helped football,” he
added. “We want to get our fitness. It is a good opportunity to get our rhythm
against good competition.”