HOW SHAY GIVEN GOT MICHAEL OWEN TO ‘SPEAK DONEGAL’

first_imgYes, Horse. Michael OwenSOCCER star Shay Given got retired player Michael Owen to ‘speak Donegal’ on Twitter tonight.The former Liverpool, Manchester United and Real Madrid striker announced his retirement from football today.And he was inundated with messages from fellow professionals around the world. But Lifford man Shay made sure his greeting had a very Donegal feel about it….calling the striker HORSE!Shay tweeted to Owen: “Congrats horse @themichaelowen on an amazing career . I’ll be 1 of many GKs that will be happy to see the back of u on a football pitch.”And Owen quickly responded: “@No1shaygiven Cheers horse, kind words from a top man.”Former England striker Michael Owen is to retire from football at the end of the season. He is currently with Stoke City. He said: “It is with an immense amount of pride that I am announcing my intention to retire.”He has scored 220 goals in his club career, winning the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup (three times) and Uefa Cup. Owen was also named European Footballer of the Year in 2001 – the first Englishman to achieve the accolade since Kevin Keegan in 1979. HOW SHAY GIVEN GOT MICHAEL OWEN TO ‘SPEAK DONEGAL’ was last modified: March 19th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HOW SHAY GIVEN GOT MICHAEL OWEN TO ‘SPEAK DONEGAL’last_img read more