An emotional weekend for world football

The weekend of May 18-19, 2013 saw world football lose five of its legendary figures - David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Michael Owen, Jamie Carragher and Sir Alex Ferguson, who is unarguably the greatest manager ever, all bid adieu to the sport and fans. Here's a look at each of the quintet's last day on the football field. ALSO SEE: Celebrating Alex Ferguson's glittering career; Farewell to David Beckham, the footballer and Ferguson's most memorable quotes.

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: MAnchester United fans celebrate as Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson takes charge of his 1,500th and final match for the club prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is applauded by players after his 1,500th and final match in charge of the club following the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG reacts as he is substituted during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: A Manchester United fan holds up a banner thanking Manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Paul Scholes during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Liverpool fans acknowledge Jamie Carragher of Liverpool's final match prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Paul Scholes of Manchester United makes his final appearance for the club during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Southampton v Stoke City - Premier League

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Michael Owen of Stoke City waves to fans after the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG gets emotional and cries when he leaves the field supported by his teammates, here Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Zoumana Camara, Kevin Gameiro, Javier Pastore during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at the Parc des Princes stadium on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manager Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shakes hands with Paul Scholes after the Barclays Premier League match between Wet Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham poses wih the Ligue 1 trophy and his sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher of Liverpool hold the trophy awarded to Jamie Carragher after Carragher's last game, during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG is tossed in the air by team mates after the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool applauds the fans after his last game for the club following the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG in action during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is given a 'guard of honour' prior his 1,500th and final match in charge of the club ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United fans show their support as Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes plays his final match for the club prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG takes a corner during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham of PSG lifts the Ligue 1 trophy during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Paris Saint-Germain FC v Stade Brestois 29 - Ligue 1

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 18: David Beckham is subbed by manager carlo Ancelotti during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Stade Brestois 29 at Parc des Princes on May 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jamie Carragher of Liverpool is given a guard of honour before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and the bench applaud as Robin van Persie of Manchester United (not pictured) scores their fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. Ferguson is in charge for his 1,500th and final match for the club. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Sir Alex Ferguson manager of Manchester United looks on as substitute Paul Scholes of Manchester United makes his final appearance for the club during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Paul Scholes of Manchester United replaces Shinji Kagawa of Manchester United as he makes his final appearance for the club during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Paul Scholes of Manchester United is booked by referee Michael Oliver as he makes his final appearance for the club during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool is embraced by Manager Brendan Rodgers aftre being substituted in his last game for the club during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is applauded by players after his 1,500th and final match in charge of the club following the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson reacts after his 1,500th and final match in charge of the club following the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Paul Scholes of Manchester United applauds the fans after the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Southampton v Stoke City - Premier League

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Michael Owen of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool waves goodbye to the fans after his last game for the club following the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Southampton v Stoke City - Premier League

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Michael Owen of Stoke City is brought on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Liverpool v Queens Park Rangers - Premier League

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 19: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jamie Carragher of Liverpool with his golden boot awarded by the fans at thew end of the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on May 19, 2013 in Liverpool England. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)