Alex Ferguson Biography

Published On Oct 11, 2017
Facts of Alex Ferguson
Date of Birth: 1941 , December-31
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
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Sir Alex Ferguson began his professional career as a footballer at the age of 16, from Queen park, where he began playing as a striker. His first match was against Stranraer, played for the club, Queen parks; his team defeated by Stranraer with 2-1.

His team's loose with the wide range of goals, which was the game against, Queen's park was the Queen of the South; they beat his team by 7-1. He scored a single goal in that match. 

Then Alex started managerial responsibilities, and he became the manager of East Stirlingshire at the age of 32. He worked hard for this team, brought strict discipline, and prepared the base for the next game.

Further, he was selected as the manager of St. Mirren, where he gave break to many young talents. Besides,  he moved to Aberdeen in June in 1978, where he became the most successful manager of all the time.

Later he joined the Manchester United; during his leadership, the club won 13 Premier League titles, four league cup, two European cups, one European Cup Winners and five FA cup. He retired from his post in 2013 and received more honors from his friends and relatives.

Apart from his career, Sir Alex is the winner of several awards including BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement, and BBC Sports Personality of the year coach.

Sir Alex is British by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Alex married girlfriend, Cathy Ferguson. The couple together has three children, Mark, Darren, and Jason.

Alex as a successful coach collected a huge amount of money. His estimated net worth is $50 million; he has a volt car which cost $60,000. During his last years as a manager, he received an annual salary of around $6 million.

 

Alex Ferguson facts on timeline

Born in United Kingdom

December 31 , 1941

Sir Alex Ferguson was born in 1931 at Shieldhall Road in Govan to father, Alexander Beaton Ferguson, and mother, Elizabeth Alex Chapman Ferguson. He grew up in his birth place.

Joined Aberdeen club

1978

Alex moved to Aberdeen in June in 1978, where he lead the team for several years which won many games and became a successful manager of all the time.

Married Cathy Ferguson

1966

Alex married his girlfriend, Cathy Ferguson after dating for a while. The couple blessed with three children, Mark, Darren, and Jason and they live together.

 

Total Net worth

2017

Alex lives a lavish life; it is believed that Ferguson has collected a huge money from his career. His estimated net worth is $50 million, and he has a volt car that costs $60,000.