Manchester United Watch: Ryan Giggs and Nemanja Vidic play final matches at Old Trafford

06 May 6:05 pm

Manchester United Watch: Ryan Giggs and Nemanja Vidic play final matches at Old Trafford

By Adam Serrano

Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Nemanja Vidic played their final matches at Old Trafford as United defeated Hull City 3-1 on Tuesday.

Giggs and Vidic were United staples during the team's stellar run over the past eight years as the Red Devils won five Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League, the FIFA Club World Cup and the League Cup. Vidic will be continuing his playing career with Italy's Inter Milan at the end of the season. Giggs, who has served as interim manager since the firing of David Moyes, has been a regular for United since 1990 while helping Red Devils win 13 titles. The veteran who will be retiring at the end of the season is expected to move into the coaching ranks full-time. 

Although much of the focus was on the final home match for a pair of legends, English youngster James Wilson scored a brace for United while Dutchman Robin Van Persie added a third for the home side. Matty Fryatt scored the lone goal for Hull City. Giggs nearly had a fairy tale ending to his Old Trafford finale, but his free kick in the waning moments of the second half was saved by Hull goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic. A move that led the Bosnian goalkeeper to later apologize to the Welsh legend.  

United will take on the LA Galaxy at the Rose Bowl on July 23. Tickets for that match can be purchased here