23 May '11, 11pm

Ryan Giggs revealed as Premiership superstar who got a court injunction to hide an extramarital affair

LONDON - As he held his children aloft and celebrated the 12th Premier League title of his career on Sunday, Ryan Giggs appeared overjoyed. The Manchester United midfielder soaked up the applause of more than 70,000 fans, including Stacey Cooke, his wife. But fewer than 24 hours later, he was facing public disgrace. The 37 year-old was identified in British Parliament - by an MP claiming parliamentary privilege - as the Premier League footballer who obtained a draconian gagging order to prevent his alleged extramarital affair being made public. Giggs broke into the Manchester United first team 20 years ago. His skill and lightning pace established him as the "golden boy" of the Premiership. The most decorated player in English football, he has enjoyed an extraordinarily long career. His reputation has been burnished by an apparently settled home life that contrasted with t...

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