Special Sub-Topic: United's Jersey Numbers: 2008 
|Which goal keeper wore the magnificent number 1 in 2008?|
Edwin Van der sar. Traditionally, the first choice goal keeper always wears the number 1.
Edwin Van der sar wore number 1, he is the magnificent keeper signed from Fulham.
|The right-back legend wore number 2. Who is he?|
Gary Neville. Gary is a Manchester United legend. He always had a deep passion and love for the game.
|Which French defender wore the number 3?|
Patrice Evra. Evra has been described as the best left-back in Europe. During 2007 and 2008, he made forward darts from the left-back position, linking up with Crisitano Ronaldo and the strikers in every game, and played a very important part in defense, as well in most of the attacks.
|Which dynamic midfielder wore the number 4?|
Owen Hargreaves. Owen came from Bayern Munich in 2007. He scored a couple of important free kicks, like the one against Arsenal that knocked them out of the title race. Owen was out for the majority of the 2008-09 season with knee ligament damage.
|In 2008, he was voted the 9th best player in the world by FourFourTwo, which was the highest a defender had ever ranked. He wore the number 5, who is he?|
Rio Ferdinand. Rio! Rio! Rio! Anton is Rio's brother. Rio is one of the best central defenders, he has good heading ability and he is tall. Rio actually began his career as a striker, then was converted to a central defender.
|This flying winger wore the majestic jersey number 7 in 2008. Who is he?|
Cristiano Ronaldo. The number 7 is United's legendary number. George Best wore it, Eric Cantona wore it, and David Beckham wore it. When Cristiano signed from Lisbon, he requested number 28, but Sir Alex Ferguson said the number 7 fitted him better. They interviewed him and he said it was a good challenge for him to perform like the previous number 7s have.
|Signed from Spurs, who was the number 9 strike-force who played alongside Wayne Rooney?|
Dimitar Berbatov. Dimitar signed on the closing day of the summer transfer window in 2008 after Sir Alex Ferguson failed to get Karim Benzema.
|Which striker wore number 10 in 2008?|
Wayne Rooney. Ruud is the previous United number 10 who played for Madrid in 2008. The numbers 9 and 10 usually mean "striker" or frequent goal scorer, Rooney has his spurts and droughts though. He can score 9 times in 7 games and then not score for 7 games.
|Which legendary winger and fantastic crosser of the ball wore the number 11?|
Ryan Giggs. Ryan Giggs is the top appearance boy for United. Having appeared in a United match somewhere over 760 times, passing Sir Bobby Charlton. Giggs also broke Bobby Charlton's record of appearances in a Manchester Derby on November 30, 2008.
You hardly ever see players like Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, and Gary Neville anymore. Players tend to switch clubs at least twice throughout their career, but these 3 had been with United either their whole life or the vast majority of it.
|Which amazing central defender, who is an excellent header of the ball wore number 15?|
Nemanja Vidic. Vidic, the Serbian central defender has made an outstanding partnership with Rio Ferdinand. They were considered to be the best central defence partnership in Europe.
|Who wears number 16?|
Michael Carrick. Michael Carrick...the central midfeilder wears 16.
Landon Donovan is American and he plays for the LA Galaxy wearing 10.
|Who wears 18?|
Paul Scholes. Scholes has been with United his entire life!
Henry plays for Barcelona and wears 14
|Who wears number 22?|
John O'Shea. John O'Shea is a defender, he can play any where in defence.
Fabregas plays for Arsenal and wear number 4
|Who wears number 24?|
Darren Fletcher. Darren Fletcher has scored some very important goals for United. He is also currently the captain of the Scottish national team.
Patrick Viera plays for Inter Milan and wears 14
|Who wears number 29?|
Thomasz Kuszczak. Kuszczak is United's second choice goal keeper. Sir Alex Ferguson is now rotating is Keepers more often than he has in the past, so Kuszczak is getting more chances to show what he is made of.
Xavi got Player of the Tournament in Euro 2008, he plays for FC Barcelona and wears 6
|Who wears number 32?|
Carlos Tevez. Tevez scored 19 goals in all competitions last season for United and several were important goals. Nowadays, Tevez has to fight for his front spot in the starting lineup.
Steven Ireland plays for Manchester City, and wears 7
|Ok now 17-20 are gonna be about players that wore the jersey numbers previously.
Who wore the number 7 before Cristiano Ronaldo?|
David Beckham. David Beckham was the number 7 before Cristiano, Eric Cantona wore it before David, and George Best wore it before Eric.
Andres Iniesta plays for Barcelona and wears number 8
|Who wore number 10 before Wayne Rooney?|
Ruud van Nistelrooy. Ruud van Nistelrooy, Uniteds most prolific striker, ever. He scored 150 goals in 5 seasons.
Ronaldhino also plays for AC Milan and wears...number 80? That is kinda wierd, for this sport anyway.
|Who wore number 9 before Dimitar Berbatov?|
Louis Saha. Louis Saha's time at United was very interupted by injuries, he scored some goals, some important goals, just never really got the chance to be ya no, someone who laps up the applause from the fans with all his injuries.
Well he moved to Everton in the summer of 2008, and if he hadn't gone United probly would not have gotten Dimitar Berbatov.
|Ok if you dont get this one right, you better not ever call yourself a United fan ever again!
Who was Uniteds amazing former number 20?|
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. He certainly did not miss the goal often...
Mascherano plays for Liverpool and wears 20
Deco plays for Chelsea and wears 20
Johan Djourou plays for Arsenal and wears 20!
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