It's a tough life being a dad. At least that's what mine says anyway. Your kids just see you as a money dispensing machine and an occasional taxi - and refuse to acknowledge your achievements. Gone are the days when toddlers look to their fathers as their heroes.
But surely that doesn't happen for sportspeople as well? According to Ryan Giggs they do. The Man United legend says he has a tough time trying to convince his son that he was as good as he was:
As far as he’s concerned, I just played for United for a few years and that was that. Forget me – Neymar is his favourite player, then Ronaldo, Messi.
I have to say to him, ‘I used to be quicker than Messi’. He’s like, ‘No you didn’t, I’m quicker than you’. He just can’t get his head around it.
I find myself saying, ‘Here’s daddy on TV, here’s one of his goals, watch this’. He just wanders out the room!
Imagine walking out of the room when something as spectacular as this is on the TV. "It's a rather weary one from Vieira..."