Johnny Giles

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Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1940 (age 77)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish soccer player most famous for his years with Leeds United, being voted as the club's best player ever in 2006. After retiring, he became the senior soccer analyst for RTE Sport.

Before Fame

He played for the Stella Maris Football Club in Dublin before making his senior debut with Manchester United in 1957.

Trivia

In 2004, he received the UEFA Jubilee Award as the most outstanding Irish player of the past 50 years.

Family Life

He has four sons and two daughters. Two of his sons also became professional soccer players.

Associated With

He is the brother-in-law of Nobby Stiles, who was his teammate on Manchester United.