Scholes decided to withdraw immediately after Champions League final this year, lost to Barcelona, score 1-3. Yesterday he held his retirement match in front of the New York Cosmos, a team that Pele re-established for who have evolved several former football stars.
The midfielder took his farewell in style, managing a superb goal at 0-0. There followed five more successful of his colleagues, all of them being dedicated to him. Before the match, Scholes received a trophy from the club and was congratulated by Pele and Eric Cantona.
Scholes record at Manchester United:
– 10 titles
– 3 Cups of England
– 2 League Cups
– 5 Super of England
– 2 Champions League
– 2 World Championships of Clubs
An awesome player, a great colleague and the best teammate. We thank you a lot for the great moments on the field and may you do the same good work in leading Manchester United to new titles and trophies.