The Manchester united legends challenge builders working on their new hotel to kick around
- Hotel Football project is the brainchild of GG Hospitality, the property development company set up by Gary Neville and Giggs
- Fellow Class of ’92 stars Phil Neville, Scholes and Butt have also invested
- Hotel has a football pitch on the roof and will home Manchester United Supporters Club
- Hotel has created 200 jobs for Manchester construction workers
Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary and Phil Neville and Nicky Butt surprised builders working at their new hotel by turning up during their lunch hour and challenging them to a game of football.
The Hotel Football project is the brainchild of new assistant manager Giggs and pundit Gary Neville but the Manchester Evening News today revealed Scholes, Butt and Phil Neville have also invested in the 133-bedroom scheme, due to open in Manchester in October.
Located across the road from Manchester United’s stadium, it will house the Old Trafford Supporters Club and will feature a five-a-side pitch on the roof.
Game on: Ryan Giggs keeps focused during impromptu football match with construction workers
Midfield maestro: Paul Scholes intercepts the ball from builder during kick around in Manchester
And the Class of ’92 decided to give it a early run out during a visit on Wednesday afternoon.
High-vis yellow jackets were used as goalposts during the impromptu game.
After the kick-about, Gary Neville told the Manchester Evening News: ‘Ryan and I are looking forward to another new challenge, working with our former teammates again to create something special near to the stadium we all love.’
Scholes added: ‘When Gary and Ryan mentioned the idea of Hotel Football and Old Trafford Supporters Club I was really keen to get involved – the hotel is our chance to create something special for the fans.
Phil Neville said: ‘We want The Old Trafford Supporters Club to become a place United fans can think of as their own.’
Chasing: Nicky Butt keeps his eye on the ball during lighthearted football match
Interim manager: Ryan Giggs was in charge for the final four games of the season
Class act: Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes are two of the best players to have ever pulled on a United shirt
Neville brothers: Gary and Phil celebrate winning the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in 1999
Tremendous trio: Nicky Butt and Paul Scholes with Manchester United teammate Roy Keane
Giggs, 40, was appointed assistant to new Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal on Monday; the same day he called time on his glittering 23-year playing career in which he won 38 trophies.
The 40-year-old penned an emotional open letter to fans in which he thanked them for their continuous support.
Giggs and Neville’s first GG Hospitality project Café Football opened in London last December.
Source : Daily Mail