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FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 09: Nemanja Vidic (L) and Wayne Rooney (R) of Manchester United pose with their awards after being named in the FIFPro World XI and Sir Alex Ferguson (2nd L) poses with his FIFA Presidential Award for services to football and PFA Chairman Gordon Taylor after the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2011 at Kongresshaus on January 9, 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

'Football will be a lot poorer'

Reaction to the announcement on 8 May 2013 by Premier League champions Manchester United that manager Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of the season. In Pictures: Celebrating Alex Ferguson's glittering career.