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Gary Neville & Ryan Giggs name FIFA Ultimate Team Legends XI

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Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs are definitely Manchester United legends, if not two of the best footballers to ever play for the prestigious club.

But we can't help but feel their inclusion in this FIFA Ultimate Team Legends XI was something to do with the fact that they picked it.

The two former Premier League stars, who have experienced just as much success in the world of business together as they did on the football pitch, were given the chance to pick the legends XI on behalf of FIFA 16 from a shortlist of amazing players.

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They sat in a darkened room, sitting opposite one another as they reeled off some of the greatest names to ever play the game.

Despite the dramatic setting, the mood between Neville and Giggs was rather more jovial. They appeared to revel in picking between Roberto Carlos and Paolo Maldini and George Best and Luis Figo.

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Controversial moment

The most controversial moment came when Neville was put up alongside Javier Zanetti, who, on any other day, would surely beat the former England international to the right-back spot in any Legends XI, but not today.

Giggs successfully talks himself into choosing Neville, saying: "Zanetti actually broke my nose." If that's not a good enough reason to snub the Argentina legend then what is?

The Welshman himself was charged with the task of being picked ahead of Arsenal legend Robert Pires. Having won 13 Premier League titles compared to Pires' three, it was an easy choice.

At the end of the selection process, Neville described it has "an absolutely unbelievable team we've picked... and me," understanding that he probably shouldn't have made the cut.

"I've got myself into that team, I can't believe it - I've won the lottery."

Take a look at the full video below

This squad will be available as a ‘Legends Challenge’ from 6pm UK time, December 8th until December 15th (Xbox only).

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