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Giggs awarded freedom of Salford

07 Jan 2010 18:45:58

Giggs awarded freedom of Salford

Footballer Ryan Giggs has been awarded the freedom of the city of Salford.Giggs said he felt "hugely proud and privileged" to receive the accolade at a ceremony at The Lowry arts centre. Although born in Cardiff, Giggs has lived in the Worsley area of Salford for many years after signing for Manchester United as a schoolboy. Previous recipients of the city's highest honour include former South African President Nelson Mandela, artist LS Lowry and David Lloyd George. 'Adopted city' Giggs, .... read more


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