Date: 16th June 2007 at 11:01pm
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Giggsy has been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List: he’ll become Officer of the British Empire.

The Welsh Wizard won a record ninth Premiership title last season and passed the 700 mark in terms of United appearances.

His great form has been deservedly acclaimed and now he’s got official recognition for his services to football.

‘I couldn’t have been more pleased if he was a close relative,’ Sir Bobby Charlton said. ‘Ryan is a fantastic member of Manchester United and the ultimate professional.

‘Added to that his marvellous skills and his services to football make him a pleasure to watch. If only he’d have played for England!’

Congratulations Giggsy!