Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. The Club had some of the best football champions represent MUFC.
Cristiano Ronaldo: He joined as a promising 18-year-old from Sporting in 2003 and left as the most expensive player of all time. His 42 goals in the 2007-08 season took United to their second consecutive Premier League title and third European Cup.
Ryan Giggs: The only player to have played and scored in every Premier League campaign, the Welshman holds the record for most league winner’s medals.
Wayne Rooney: Started as he meant to go on, scoring a hat-trick and providing an assist on debut against Fenerbahce, aged just 18. He went on not only to win every honour with MUFC but also eclipse Sir Bobby Charlton’s long-standing goalscoring record, ending up with a tally of 253 goals for the club.
David de Gea: Among Sir Alex Ferguson’s final buys for the club, the Spaniard has become one of the world’s top goalkeepers in his time at Old Trafford. At a time when the Reds’ fortunes have dipped, he’s been the one world-class constant, winning United’s player of the year award four times, winning Match of the Day’s Save of the Season five times and being named in the FIFA FIFPro World XI in 2018.
David Beckham: Beckham is one of few players to do the famed United number seven shirt justice. Famous for that goal at Selhurst Park from the halfway line, Beckham’s delivery struck terror into the hearts of keepers and defenders alike for ten years.
Eric Cantona: He led United to four Premier League titles in five years and inspired a generation of collar-popping kids. He was capable of almost anything with the ball at his feet.
Roy Keane: Keane’s performance in the 1999 Champions League semi-final against Juventus has already gone down as one of the great individual displays. There have been more talented midfielders, but not many more effective.
Michael Carrick: He became a huge influence in midfield with his calm, measured and incisive passing the hallmark of his game. He won 18 major trophies as a player.
George Best: There has never been a player with the same style and natural charisma as George Best. The winger was electric on the pitch, scoring the types of goals fans had never seen before. He had everything a footballer could want. With almost 500 appearances for the Red Devils, he is woven into the fabric of the club.
Peter Schmeichel: The Danish goalkeeper was nothing but great during his years with the Red Devils, recording one of the best performances any goalkeeper has ever had, leading his club to achieve very big things.
Paul Scholes: One of the best English midfielders in history and one of the most beloved players in Man. Utd. history. Known by his technical skills, intelligence, and good long-range shoot, he will be always remembered for that huge goal he scored against Barcelona in 2008 that took Manchester to the Champions League final.
These Manchester United players are loved even after they left the club or retired, but their contribution is greatly remembered.