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Chelsea legend Michael Essien meets Wales manager Ryan Giggs

Published on: 25 February 2020

Former Ghana midfielder Michael Essien met Wales manager Ryan Giggs in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

The two were long time rivals in the English Premier League, when Essien played for Chelsea with Giggs playing for Manchester United.

"It was great meeting you again, Ryan Giggs, Legend," he posted on Instagram.

The two have enjoyed several battles at the opposite ends but the most famous fixture between them was the 2008 Champions League final in Russia.

Giggs had the better  of Essien, leading the Red Devils to their third title.

Michael Essien is now player manager at Sabail FK in Azerbaijan.

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It was great meeting you again #RyanGiggs legend #Baku #Azerbaijan🇦🇿

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