Former Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson raised £405,000 at a charity event for the National Health Service (NHS) for saving his life.
Sir Alex Ferguson was rushed to hospital after suffering from a brain haemorrhage in May.
The former Manchester United boss was placed in an induced coma, and subsequently in intensive care as a result.
He underwent brain surgery and was eventually discharged from the hospital four days later. The Scotsman made a speedy recovery and returned to Old Trafford to a rousing ovation during the Premier League game against Wolves earlier this season.
And now, Sir Alex Ferguson made a great gesture to the NHS as a thank-you for saving his life.
Sir Alex raises £405,000 for NHS:
The Mirror reports that Sir Alex Ferguson raised a charity event to raise funds for the NHS, which has hosted by actor James Nesbitt. Scottish band The Proclaimers performed in the event.
Sir Alex was successful in raising £405k through the event, and all the proceeds will go to the NHS.
Liverpool’s manager Jurgen Klopp was also in attendance for the event.
The legendary Scotsman lifted 38 trophies with Manchester United during his 26-year reign at the club. Ever since his retirement, he has been a regular feature in the club’s games at Old Trafford.
In December, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the former Manchester United who spent the entirety of his Old Trafford career under Sir Alex, was appointed as the interim manager.
The Norwegian boss confirmed that Sir Alex attended the training sessions with him after his arrival.
The celebrated club figure will return to the Old Trafford dugout in May this year as Manchester United’s legends take on the Bayern Munich legends in the re-match of the European Cup 1999 final.
Manchester United legend David Beckham will lead the side in the game.
How Twitter reacted..
Sir Alex Ferguson has raised over £405,000 for the NHS as a thank you for the life-saving brain surgery he received last year.
The boss threw a fund raising party at a Manchester hotel with a string of star studded guests in attendance.
What a way to say thank you! Legend! 👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/mC7gbc8ChF
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) March 25, 2019
Sir Alex Ferguson has paid back the NHS for his life-saving brain surgery 🙌
He threw a fund raising party at a Manchester hotel with many top guests.
A whopping £405,000 was raised and Fergie is donating the cash a thank you.
Huge respect for this 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/h3Zo8vHMOp
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) March 25, 2019
🏥 In May 2018, Sir Alex Ferguson was admitted to hospital after suffering a brain haemorrhage.
🙌 Recently, he threw a fundraiser in Manchester with special guests.
💰 The event raised over £400,000…
🤩… and Sir Alex donated it all to NHS charities.
👏 What a gesture. pic.twitter.com/g4mgKc7sSF
— SPORF (@Sporf) March 25, 2019
💸👏 Sir Alex Ferguson repaid the NHS for his life-saving brain surgery. The legendary Manchester Utd boss helped raise £405,000 by throwing a fundraising event…
— The Sportsman (@TheSportsman) March 25, 2019
The match between Manchester United and Bayern Munich legends is scheduled to be played on May 26.