The Class Of '92 Surprise Sir Alex Ferguson With The Best Christmas Present
It has been a tough year for Sir Alex Ferguson.
The former Manchester United manager was rushed to Salford Royal Hospital on May 5 and was put in intensive care after suffering a life-threatening brain hemorrhage.
Sit Alex spent four weeks in hospital before being released. with doctors saying he is"extremely lucky" to be alive.
But he continues to show no signs of slowing down, arriving at what he thought was a normal lunch at The Ivy restaurant in Manchester.
Much to his surprise, Class Of 92' members Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Gary Neville had arrived before Ferguson - a Christmas present Sir Alex will never forget.
It was a heartwarming gesture from the four lads, who played a pivotal part in Fergie's reign at Old Trafford.
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It really is great to see the legend looking so well.
Sir Alex Ferguson went out for what he thought was a normal lunch and was greeted by Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt who waited inside the Ivy restaurant in Manchester to surprise him. Love that! #mufc [MEN] pic.twitter.com/7AkTjm52Op- United Xtra (@utdxtra) December 15, 2018
The 76-year-old came out of intensive care earlier in the year, and Manchester United releasing the following statement:
"Sir Alex no longer needs intensive care and will continue rehabilitation as an inpatient.
"His family have been overwhelmed by the level of support and good wishes but continue to request privacy as this will be vital during this next stage of recovery."
Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to aid his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter.- Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 5, 2018
Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes. pic.twitter.com/SDoNzMwVEZ
Once again, it is brilliant to see Sir Alex Ferguson back on his feet, with that iconic smile on his face.
A true legend of the game.