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Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 12:46 GMT 13:46 UK
Ryan Giggs career photos

Ryan Giggs debuts as a 17-year-old

At the age of 17 Ryan Giggs becomes the youngest player to represent Wales when he comes on against Germany in 1991

Giggs in action against Romania

Having missed out on a Euro 1992 spot by one point, World Cup 1994 qualification sees Giggs's side narrowly fail again

Giggs is among the scorers during a rare win over San Marino

A period of struggle between 1994-2000 sees Wales flounder badly while Giggs picks up a number of trophies with Man Utd

Giggs goes close against group winners Poland

Qualification for the 2002 World Cup in Japan and Korea goes little better as Giggs fails to score throughout the campaign

Giggs and Alessandro Del Piero swap shirts at the end of the game

With Mark Hughes in charge, a famous win over Italy at the Millennium Stadium sees Wales' fortunes start to change

Giggs tangles with Panucci in Milan

Wales push Italy hard for a place in Euro 2004 but a heavy defeat in Milan sees them forced into a play-off spot

Giggs shows his disappointment

Russia provide the opponents in the two-legged tie and edge through by a single goal to break Welsh hearts again

David Beckham contests possession with Giggs at Old Trafford

Hughes leaves for Blackburn as Wales head into a World Cup qualifying group that contains England and Northern Ireland

Giggs celebrates a goal

Wales struggle again, finishing above only Azerbaijan who Giggs scores twice against in the final game

Giggs celebrates scoring against San Marino

Having been installed as captain by John Toshack, Giggs leads Wales into the Euro 2008 qualifiers

Giggs poses with his son before the recent friendly against New Zealand

With qualification looking unlikely, however, he is set to win his 64th and last cap against the Czechs on Saturday

Giggs ends international career
30 May 07 |  Internationals


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