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Ryan Giggs Denies Fig Roll Theory

giggsTHE secret of Manchester United’s spinning top winger Ryan Giggs’ longevity is a fig roll as half time. Or not:

Last night a club source said: “A lot of the players used to have Jaffa Cakes for their half-time energy fix, but that’s all changed now. Many have switched to fig rolls. Our team of nutritionists and dieticians have identified them as the perfect interval snack for footballers. They are high in carbohydrates, low in fat and the lads love the taste of them. They’re perfect for football.”

I can only wonder at what magick or horror occurs if Giggs eats a fig roll and a Jaffa Cake? And if the world of football is ready for the Jaffa roll or fig cake?

Here’s Giggsy:

How does he account for his sporting longevity? “Yoga,” he says, a little surprisingly.

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Posted: 5th, October 2009 | In: Sports | Comments (3)