When earlier today the news was announced that Michael Owen the legendary Manchester United number 7, previously worn by ManUtd legends Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo, I shuddered. Was one of our most traditional and important numbers in the history of Old Trafford going to a Scouser?
But quickly I remembered that this was a sign of Alex Ferguson’s confidence in Owen, just like he handed the number 7 to Ronaldo straightly upon arrival. The gaffer obviously has mellowed, even though we all know that he still wants ManUtd to win most League titles in history, more than Liverpool FC.
Two seasons ago Wayne Rooney was handed another legendary ManUtd number 10, Denis Law’s favourite number. Does this partnership have the potential to become a legendary one? The #7 and #10 partnership, the most feared striker tandem for every defense in England and Europe?
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