Uzair Rizvi, BeyondHeadlines
Monaco-Ryan Giggs has been bestowed with the 2011 Golden Foot Award.
The Welshman, who has become an iconic Manchester United midfielder, received the highest number of votes among the ten nominees.
The veteran winger has been a permanent fixture in United’s side. Prince Albert II of Monaco on Monday night gave Giggs the trophy as he received the highest number of votes beating Beckham, Drogba, Casillas, Zanetti, Xavi Hernandez and Carlos Puyol to the award.
The 37-year old will have a permanent mould of his feet put on Monte Carlo’s champions’ promenade, which includes some of the biggest name in the footballing history such as Maradona, Zidane and Alfredo Stefani.
“It’s a great honour to win such an award. I have been fortunate to play alongside great players and play for the greatest manger and club in the world”, said Giggs.
During his time at Old Trafford Manchester United has won twelve Premier league titles, two Champions league titles and four FA Cup titles.