LONDON: Sir Alex Ferguson, former manager of world famous English football club Manchester United, has claimed only four of his Manchester United players could be truly termed as ‘world-class’.
According to details, Ferguson confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo as the greatest player he worked with at Old Trafford.
He also put Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes among the elite, as he reflected on his career in his new book ‘Leading’ which has been published recently
Legendary manager said ‘In my book there are only two world-class players playing today: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
He cleared his point of view by saying ‘I don’t mean to demean or criticise any of the great or very good footballers who played for me during my 26-year career at United, but there were only four who were world class: Cantona, Giggs, Ronaldo and Scholes.
And of the four Cristiano was like an ornament on the top of a Christmas tree.’ he added.
Scotish national Ferguson nowadays teaching management at Harvard Business school and also playing the role of director of Manchester United.