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Best Twitter Reaction to Ryan Giggs' Retirement as Manchester United Player

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26:  Ryan Giggs of Manchester United in action during the FA Cup with Budweiser Fourth Round match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford on January 26, 2013 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalMay 19, 2014

Ryan Giggs called time on a remarkable 24-year career as a Manchester United player on Monday, on the same day he was announced as assistant manager to Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.

Here's Giggs' open letter to fans, in which he wrote about, "a chapter filled with many emotions," and reflected on a playing career that brought 34 major trophies.

And here's the best of the Twitter reaction to Giggs' retirement, and his new role alongside Van Gaal.

Surely even Liverpool and Manchester City fans would be forced to admit Giggs had quite the playing career.

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