Footballer Ryan Giggs Wins New Toyota Celica

16 February 2000

Manchester United and Welsh International footballer Ryan Giggs has won a new Toyota Celica sports coupe.

The 26 year-old left winger won the sleek new Toyota sports car for winning the ‘Most Valuable Player’ Award at last year’s Toyota Cup tournament in Japan.

Giggs – a well-known car enthusiast whose garage already includes some famous marques – was handed the keys by Toyota (GB) PLC’s Commercial Director Mike Moran.

“It’s no great secret that I’m a big sports car fan,” said Ryan, “and when Toyota offered me the choice of either a cash prize or the car it was an easy decision to make. Toyota has really hit the nail on the head with its new Celica.”

“We reckon our new Celica is like Ryan in many respects,” commented Mike Moran at the official handover of the car at Manchester Toyota dealer RRG Salford Quays – “It’s nimble, responsive and can out flank the opposition. Thankfully, it’s rather less expensive to run as well!”


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