Special Sub-Topic: 2007 Manchester United Squad
|This experienced player was the skipper of the team. He wore the number 2 shirt and played as a right-back. Who is he?|
Gary Neville. Gary Neville belongs to an elite group of players who have skippered the Reds to the Premiership title.
|This very talented player played as a winger and wore the number 7 shirt. His stepovers befuddle even the world's best defenders. Who is he? |
Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo has just about exhausted all superlatives, except to say that having developed and matured from a young and inexperienced winger when he joined from Sporting Lisbon in 2003, he's now among the best and most dynamic attacking forces in the world.
|Not many China players make it big in the European leagues. Not many people might know him. He wore the number 21 shirt and played as a striker. Who is he? |
Fangzhuo Dong. He spent two years on loan at Royal Antwerp until he was eligible to play in England. In his first season in Belgium, he was the league's top scorer with 17 goals, and scored 35 goals in 61 games during his time at Antwerp.
|Just joined from Sporting Lisbon, he is dubbed the next Cristiano Ronaldo. He wore the number 17 shirt and played as a winger. Who is he? |
Nani. Nani officially joined United in July 2007 for an undisclosed fee from Sporting Lisbon after being tracked for some time by Sir Alex Ferguson and his scouting staff.
|He is also not that famous. Many people hoped that he could make a big impact in the 07/08 EPL. He wore the number 19 shirt. Who is he? |
Gerard Pique. Gerard Piqué arrived at United in the summer of 2004 with great promise and potential. Highly-regarded at his former hometown club Barcelona where he was nominated as the Catalonia Player of the Year, Piqué opted to relocate to Old Trafford in search of first team chances.
|After a controversial move to West Ham. Sir Alex has been eyeing on this player. It took a long time before he could become a Red Devil. He represented Argentina in the Copa America. He played as a striker and wore the number 32 shirt. Who is he? |
Carlos Tevez. Argentina striker Carlos Tevez is one of the game's most lethal finishers. A clinical striker of the ball, Tevez also has the confidence and skill to take on opponents, and is capable of playing as a deep-lying forward or lead striker.
|He had to fight for his left-back position. He hasn't had many first team chances. He wore the number 27 shirt and plays as a defender. Who is he? |
Mikael Silvestre. Mikael Silvestre is one of the most experienced members of Sir Alex Ferguson's squad. In fact, at the end of the 2006-07 season, only four members of the side had played for United more times.
|He played when the first choice GK is out of action. Not many would remember him. He wears the number 29 Shirt and played as a goalkeeper. Who is he? |
Tomasz Kuszczak. Tomasz Kuszczak is the latest edition to United's goalkeeping ranks. He arrived at Old Trafford knowing exactly what is required to produce an outstanding performance at the Theatre of Dreams.
|He came along to United together with Nani and Hargreaves. He is also Dubbed the new Ronaldhino. He wore the number 8 shirt and played as a foward. Who is he? |
Anderson. Dubbed the new Ronaldinho, Brazilian wonder kid Anderson completed his move to Old Trafford in July 2007.
|Came along with Nani and Anderson, United fans have high expectations of him. After a long chase for him. He finally moved from Bayern Munich. He plays as a midfielder and wore the number 4 shirt. Who is he?|
Owen Hargreaves. Owen Hargreaves said in his own words, "this was possibly the longest-running transfer saga in football". But after a several months of prolonged pursuit, United finally signed Owen Hargreaves from Bayern Munich in May 2007.
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