BBC Sport - Sports Personality: Ryan Giggs wins in 2009
Veteran Giggs wins 2009 BBC award
- From the section Sports Personality
In 2009, footballer Ryan Giggs was named Sports Personality of the Year.
Giggs passed numerous footballing records for his club, Manchester United, in 2009. He made his 700th start for the club and scored his 150th goal, becoming only the ninth Manchester United player to achieve that feat.
He also passed 20 years with his only club in 2009 and was named Manchester United player of the decade.
Giggs holds the record for the most Premier League appearances by an outfield player.
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 is broadcast live from Belfast on Sunday, 20 December from 19:00 GMT on BBC One. Further coverage on BBC Sport's online platforms and Radio 5 live.