Old Trafford bids an emotional farewell to Alex Ferguson

first_imgCredit: Genius FootballTHE MANCHESTER UNITED and Swansea players gave Alex Ferguson a guard of honour before the Scot’s final game in charge at Old Trafford, which the Premier League champions won 2-1 thanks to a late Rio Ferdinand goal.Credit: RDinHDThe fans were out in force to say goodbye.Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association ImagesCredit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS SportThere was no place for Wayne Rooney in the match day squad, fuelling speculation that the striker will leave United at the end of the season.Credit: MUFCOFFICIALIt didn’t matter though, as Javier Hernandez put the home side in front six minutes before half-time.YouTube credit: LadsLifeTVAnd Ferguson celebrated with his famous fist-pumping followed by a frantic clap:Credit: Genius FootballHowever, Spanish striker Michu equalised with a brilliant volley on 49 minutes and threatened to spoil the party.YouTube credit: LadsLifeTVAnother legend calling it a day was Paul Scholes, who was given rapturous applause upon being substituted.Credit: 101GreatGoalsWith time running out, United found a winner from an unlikely source. A corner found its way to the back post where Rio Ferdinand smashed the ball home with three minutes on the clock. What an occasion for the defender to score his first goal in 5 years.YouTube credit: TheAllGoalsHDAfter the final whistle, he had a message for the fans.And lifting the trophy for the last time:Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association ImagesSky Sports presenter loses his mind after stunning Watford breakaway goalLate Adebayor strike earns Spurs huge win at the Britannialast_img

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