Manchester United’s poster boy, Paul Scholes, celebrates his 42nd birthday today. Here are 5 lesser known facts about Paul Scholes.
Class of 92 or 93?
Scholes was not a member of Manchester United’s 1992 FA Youth Cup-winning squad. Incidentally, that squad included Scholes’s future team-mates David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs.
But Scholes was part of the youth team that reached the final in the following season (1993), alongside Phil Neville. In spite of Scholes’ numerous achievements, he never managed to lay his hands on the FA Youth Cup.