Sir Alex Ferguson has announced he is to retire at the end of the season and Fergie has never been known as one of the most tactile managers, just ask David Beckham.

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Sir Alex often liked to get his point across from the touchline

But we're sure that there's a few people that will not miss Fergie berating them from the touchline, players and referees alike.

Here we take a look back at the best facial expressions of Sir Alex Ferguson.

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  • Sir Alex Ferguson facial expressions

    Sir Alex Ferguson facial expressions

  • Arsenal v Manchester United - Premier League

    LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on May 1, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

  • Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Round of Sixteen - Manchester United v Marseille - Manchester United Training Session - Carrington Training Ground

    Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson laughs during a Training Session at Carrington Training Ground, Carrington.

  • Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester United v Manchester City - Old Trafford

    Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates after Michael Owen scored the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester.

  • Soccer - Alex Ferguson Filer

    File photo dated 06/05/2000 of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson smiles as his side are crowned FA Carling Premiership Champions. PRESS ASSOCITAION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 8, 2013. Sir Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of this season, Manchester United have announced. See PA Story SOCCER Man Utd. Photo credit should read: Phil Noble/PA Wire.

  • Aston Villa v Manchester United

    BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 5: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the touchline the FA Cup sponsored by e.on Third Round match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on January 5 2008, in Birmingham, England. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

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    Manchester United's Scottish manager Alex Ferguson (R) shouts at assistant referee Andy Garrett during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England on December 29, 2012. Manchester United won the game 2-0. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW YATES RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online in-match use limited to 45 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications (Photo credit should read ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Manchester United FC v Athletic Bilbao - UEFA Europa League Round of 16

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Manager Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the dugout during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 first leg match between Manchester United and Athletic Club of Bilbao at Old Trafford on March 8, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

  • Wigan Athletic v Manchester United - Premier League

    WIGAN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester United at DW Stadium on February 26, 2011 in Wigan, England. (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

  • Chelsea v Manchester United - Premier League

    LONDON - APRIL 26: Sir Alex Ferguson manager of Manchester United shouts during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on April 26, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

  • AS Roma v Manchester United

    ROME, ITALY - APRIL 1: Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson shouts instructions from the touchline during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final match betwen AS Roma and Manchester United at the Stadio Olimpico on April 1 2008, in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

  • Manchester United v Portsmouth

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 8: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the sidelines during the FA Cup sponsored by e.on Quarter-Final match between Manchester United and Portsmouth at Old Trafford on March 8 2008 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Coleman/Manchester United via Getty Images)

  • Watford v Manchester United

    WATFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 26: Sir Alex Ferguson the Manchester United manager shouts instructions during the Barclays Premiership match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road on August 26, 2006 in Watford, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

  • Liverpool v Manchester United

    LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the sidelines during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on February 18 2006 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

  • UEFA Champions league: Lille v Manchester United

    PARIS - NOVEMBER 02: Sir Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United manager, shouts instructions to his team during the UEFA Champions league match between Lille and Manchester United at Stade de France on November 2, 2005 in Paris, France. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

  • Norwich City v Manchester United

    NORWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 9: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts instructions from the touchline during the Barclays Premiership match between Norwich City and Manchester United at Carrow Road on April 9 2005 in Norwich, England. (Photo by John Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

  • Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 4: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts at assistant referee Rob Lewis during the Barclays Premiership match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on January 4 2005 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)

  • Fulham v Manchester United

    LONDON - FEBRUARY 28: Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United shouts at the referee during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Fulham and Manchester United at Loftus Road on February 28, 2004 in London. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

  • Soccer - FA Barclaycard Premiership - Manchester United v Portsmouth

    Manchester United's Manager Alex Ferguson shouts as his team struggle during the first half

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  • Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Final - Barcelona v Manchester United - Olympic Stadium

    Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson before the UEFA Champions League Final at the Olympic Stadium, Rome.