Real Sociedad midfielder: Giggs, what a player!

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Ruben Pardo reflected on La Real's 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Tuesday, and reserved special praise for the Welsh veteran.

Real Sociedad midfielder Ruben Pardo admitted that their dressing room was ‘pretty down’ despite drawing 0-0 with Manchester United.

The San Sebastian outfit picked up their first point of the Champions League group stages this term with the goalless draw at Anoeta on Tuesday evening.

However, the youngster admitted that was no consolation, with qualification for the Last 16 looking increasingly unlikely.

“Frankly, the boys are pretty down because despite us getting a draw against a team that made things really difficult for us, it still leaves us on the verge of being eliminated,” mused Pardo post-match to UEFA’s official website.

“Little by little you can see that we are improving, although we know there is plenty left to achieve.

Giggs showed he is still at the top, top level. What a fantastic player. For me he is an absolute star. Look at his age and how he can still perform at this level.”

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