The charity match between the United Reds and Marcelo Lippi’s Europe IX drew praises from all throughout, led by Sir Alex Fergusson calling it a “fantastic success”. The match was held in celebration of the 50th year of United in European competition. United went up against a selection of the finest players in the game today which was won by United 4-3 thanks to the efforts of Wes Brown and Cristiano Ronaldo.
The match drew praises as well from former Italy World Cup winning coach Lippi, who stated that the match was fitting to celebrate 50 years of joint celebration since the Treaty of Rome.
There was no pressure at all for everyone on hand as the atmosphere was totally relaxing. Fans, both young and old got treated to a classic match of football on a different level. Fans and players on hand played their part in making the event memorable and certainly it would be one that would be best remembered for years to come.
[tags]united reds, rome, europe, football, soccer[/tags]