Anonymous
Anonymous asked in TravelNepal · 9 months ago

Why are Bradley Wiggins and Alex Ferguson Sirs?

A French person would not be awarded by their government for cycling the UK

Many football mangers have won titles

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  • 8 months ago

    What does it mean today? Nothing. They give SIR titles to anyone today.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Everything that has to do with the fake qeendomship has its price tag.

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  • 9 months ago

    There are many 'Sirs' people don't feel warrant this but presumably those who matter felt they did, for services rendered in their particular sport, so that's that. Who cares really? Some might feel that same with Andy Murry, who himself said he felt it was premature (but still accepted the honour!).

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  • Katie
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    They financially paid for them.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Because they were knighted. Someone (probably several people) proposed their names to the honours committee and they were accepted in recognition of their services to sport.

    Honours can be declined if the person so wishes. Kier Starmer professes not to like to be called Sir Kier, yet accepted the honour.

    • Clo
      Lv 7
      9 months agoReport

      https://www.gov.uk/honours explains nominations. The asker is anti-monarchy and uses Answers to post negative things that overlook facts.

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  • 9 months ago

    Alex Ferguson achieved a lot more than the numerous anonymous Civil Servants given the award!

    He managed a national team, he won the Scottish Leage, he won mayn things in England, he managed his team successfully in Europe. He brought a lot of colour and entertainment to football.

    I think he was a cheat and I was sometimes not keen on the guy, but I've got to credit what he did - I've since realised that his non-football persona is probably different to his career behaviour.

    Source(s): Brad Wiggins is a bit excessive, cycling is too dodgy. It's like giving an award to Snoop Dogg
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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    you wanted inequality, royalty and class structure, the strategy is to enforce the game

    not rocket science

    i will bet shallow conservatives will kow tow to a peer or royalty

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  • 9 months ago

    Sure they would. Lots of sportspeople have been awarded the Légion d'Honneur.

    • Lili
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      9 months agoReport

      True. See under "Membership" on the site below and then under "French Nationals": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_of_Honour

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Ed Sheeran is one for no reason

    • Nathanus Dayton
      Lv 7
      9 months agoReport

      it says he holds an MBE - an MBE would be given often to a successful entertainer.

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