Football world has been left shell-shocked by the news of the emergency operation and serious illness of Sir Alex Ferguson. The former United boss is a indestructible personality in the footballing world and a legend of the game.
The 76-year-old had an emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage on Saturday and it was just a week earlier that he was on the pitch at Old Trafford, all happy and laughing while making a presentation to Arsene Wenger.
The social media went all emotional with prayers and wishes for the legend of the game pouring from almost everyone.
We take a look at some of those tweets and wish for his speedy recovery. Get well soon Sir Alex!
Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to aid his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter.
Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes. pic.twitter.com/SDoNzMwVEZ— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 5, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you, my dear friend. Be strong, Boss! pic.twitter.com/kmih28Xpsq— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) May 5, 2018
Wishing Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery following his emergency surgery today.— Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) May 5, 2018
Everyone at Manchester City wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery after his surgery #footballfamily— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 5, 2018
Get well soon Boss. Thoughts with all the family at this sad time. #AlexFerguson— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) May 5, 2018
Thoughts and prayers are with Sir Alex Ferguson and his family! Stay strong 🙏🏿🙏🏿— R.Lukaku Bolingoli9 (@RomeluLukaku9) May 5, 2018
Get well soon Sir Alex Ferguson. Hope he makes a full recovery 🙏🏼— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) May 5, 2018
This evening, everybody at Chelsea FC sends our best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson for a full and swift recovery following emergency surgery.— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 5, 2018
Everyone at Everton Football Club wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a speedy and full recovery following his emergency surgery today.— Everton (@Everton) May 5, 2018
Sad news about Sir Alex. Sending him and his family my very best wishes. #GetWellSirAlex— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) May 5, 2018
Gutted to hear the news tonight about Sir Alex. Don’t really know what else to say other than thoughts and prayers with you and your family, Boss 🙏🏾🙏🏾— Ashley Young (@youngy18) May 5, 2018
Everybody at the Club sends their best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson for a full and speedy recovery following his emergency surgery today. pic.twitter.com/bCqtsxRvu3— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) May 5, 2018
We’re all thinking of you, Sir Alex. pic.twitter.com/2K14ZPKFMk— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) May 5, 2018
Hang in there Sir Alex. Thoughts are with the family and close ones.— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) May 5, 2018
Very sorry to hear the news that Sir Alex Ferguson is seriously ill in hospital. Wish him all the very best.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 5, 2018
Absolutely devastated to hear about Sir Alex being unwell in hospital. All my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Be strong Boss xx— Michael Carrick (@carras16) May 5, 2018