He is the legend who defined the name of the soccer club Manchester United. It is none other than, Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson.
The fatherly manger was appointed on the November of 1986 and had been the manger of the club for a lifelong 26 years. In his 26 years as the Manchester United manager, he bagged a total of 26 trophies.
This include 13 premier league titles, 2 champions leagues and 5 FA cups. The legend as a premier league manager had been managing 808 matches, with 527 win, 167 loss and 114 draw. Including all the cup games and champions league matches, he managed 1498 matches, out of which he bagged 894 wins , 337 loss and 267 draw.
Under his exceptional career as a manager many legendary footballers were born namely David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney etc.
His style of play and methodology has been widely appreciated by the football scholars in one voice. Maintaining such a good statistics over a period of 26 years at Man Utd truly makes him a legend.
The Alex Ferguson Stand at the Old Trafford Stadium is itself a gratitude to his big contribution to the club.