No more wine for Alex Ferguson

Updated: Oct 17, 2018, 17:47 IST | A Correspondent |

"Sir Alex loves his wine, but he's stopped drinking for the time being — that's not so good for us, but his health has to come first. We'll all raise a glass to him when he feels he's ready to go back on the red."

Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has quit alcohol, including his favourite red wine, as he recovers from a brain surgery. The Scot, 76, who underwent an emergency surgery in May following a brain haemorrhage, visited France for a holiday recently.

"He drank water every time he visited us, not a drop of wine touched his lips," a staff member of Villefranche-sur-Mer restaurant in France was quoted saying by British tabloid The Daily Mail.

"Sir Alex loves his wine, but he's stopped drinking for the time being — that's not so good for us, but his health has to come first. We'll all raise a glass to him when he feels he's ready to go back on the red."

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