After capping off his 999th career appearance with a vital second goal in Manchester United's recent 2-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers last weekend, Ryan Giggs continues to flourish for The Red Devils at the tender age of 39.

The illustrious Welshman continues to set a flawless example on the pitch as he has career continues to carry on at the heights level. 

This week, Giggs took time out to support local charity Joseph's Goal as he met with three year old Joseph Kendrick, a sufferer of non-ketotic hyperglycaemia (NKH), in a bid to help raise awareness of the campaign to raise funds to accommodate further research into this rare genetic disorder.

Joseph Kendrick is the son of Paul Kendrick, football correspondent for the Wigan Evening Post and Wigan Observer. The nature of Paul’s work has seen Joseph receive the support of a number of high profile athletes to date, of which Giggs is only the latest.

Paul has been able to register the support of captains Gary Caldwell and Sean O’Loughlin of Wigan FC and Wigan RFC respectively, with both taking ambassador roles within the charity. 

In response to the vast backing Joseph’s Goal has received, Paul commented: "The support we have had has been amazing and to have backing from such greats from the sporting world is overwhelming. "

When discussing United's most decorated player, Paul said: "Giggsy was very nice to us, he is a great bloke and was chatting away to myself, my wife Emma and youngest son Sam.

"He was asking lots of questions about Joseph's Goal and wished us all the best for the future."


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