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After 1,498 games in charge, in a role spanning 27 years, the retiring Manchester United manager has amassed 38 trophies ... here are your thoughts on the outgoing hero

On Tuesday, the rumours started circulating. On Wednesday, we had the confirmation and, on Thursday, David Moyes was announced as his successor. Sir Alex Ferguson announced he is to retire as manager of Manchester United at the end of the season.

The Scot was adored by some, annoyed even more, but respected by all. We asked our followers to sum up the Scot's legacy in one word. Here are the results.

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Do you have a better way to sum up Sir Alex's impact on football in one word? Let us know in the comments section below or via our Twitter page with the #onewordforSirAlex hashtag.

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