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Alex Ferguson Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 31, 2022

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Short Biography

Alex Ferguson was born on 31-12-1941 in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He is a Scottish former Football Player, Football Coach, Football Manager, Autobiographer, Writer, Author & Film Actor.

Other Name: Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson
Other Professions: Football Coach Football Manager Autobiographer Writer Author Film Actor
Appearance: English

Alex Ferguson Complete Bio & Career

Alexander Ferguson is a famous football player born in  Scotland. He completed his schooling at Broomloan Road Primary, Govan High School, and later attended Rangers football club. He is born to Elizabeth Ferguson and Alexander  Beaton Ferguson. He belongs to the Scottish Nationality. He isrenowed sportperson.he started playing a game at a very early age as a striker. He professionally started with Dunfermline in 1964.
He made his debut at Queens Park, Scotland Amateurs in National Team 1960. In 1969, he joined Falkirk and become the player coach. He made his senior career in 1957-1960. He took retirement from the game in 1974 and becomes the manager of  East Stirlingshire. He was also appointed as manager in Aberdeen in 1978. He also joined Manchester Union in 1986. He is also known best for managing Manchester union (1986-2013).In 2001-02 by the end of the season, he signed a new deal with United to manage the team for 11 more seasons.
Despite being a good player he has won many awards and recognitions. He gains the title of the most successful manager to have ever worked with Manchester United.  He also received13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, and 2 Champions League Trophies among several other victories. He has won four times the award of  The League Managers Association Manager of the Year. The man 11 was named the Premier League Manager of the Season. In 1999, he was awarded British knighthood for his contribution to the game of football.

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Alex Ferguson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Alexander Beaton Ferguson
Mother Elizabeth Ferguson
Brother Martin Ferguson
Sister None
Wife Cathy Ferguson
Sons Darren Ferguson, Jason Ferguson, Mark Ferguson

He was born to Alexander Beaton Ferguson and Elizabeth Ferguson. He has a younger brother named Martin Ferguson (former footballer). He is married to Cathy Ferguson since 1966 and together has three sons named Darren Ferguson (Football Manager), Jason Ferguson and Mark Ferguson.

Life's Important Dates Of Alex Ferguson

Body Measurements

Chest Size 34
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 34
Body Figure Fit
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Greyish

Personal Info

Home Town Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Address Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $70million


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Brand Nike, Adidas
Favorite Player Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite Sport Soccer
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Accessories Watch

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Alex Ferguson

  • Alex Ferguson is a U.K Ambassador for UNICEF.
  • In 2012, he was recognized as the World's Best Coach of the 21st Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).
  • He had a temperament person due to this he earned the nickname ‘Furious Fergie’
  • His bronze statue is erected in Old Trafford is designed by sculptor Philip Jackson.
  • He also provides coaching to teams East Stirlingshire and St.Mirren.
  • He received an honorary doctorate in business administration from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2009.

Alex Ferguson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

82 years, 6months, 17 days old age Alex Ferguson will turn 83 on 31 December, 2024. Only 5 months, 12 days, 8 hours,41 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Alex Ferguson has celebrated the total number of 83 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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