The Manchester United biopic is out now
Six of Manchester United's most famous player of the modern era - David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Phil and Gary Neville - star in their very own biopic, detailing the rise of one of the finest batch of homegrown players to emerge in Europe in recent years. Class of 92 chronicles the rise and rise of the six players, who guided Manchester United to glory in the 1990's and went on to influence a generation of would-be footballers.
Giggs, Butt, Becks, Phil Neville, Scholesy and Gary Neville star in the biopic
"There will be a few tears in there from my mum I'm sure," Beckham said on the red carpet for the film's premiere over the weekend (via Sky News). He continued, referring to the wider aspects covered in the documentary, "There was so much going on; there was Oasis, The Stone Roses, the Hacienda; all these great things that were going on in Manchester."
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Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, David Beckham and Gary Neville - The World Premiere of 'The Class of 92' at Odeon West End - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 1st December 2013
The world of football in the nineties probably saw some of its most incredible moments, and that includes the enlistment of star players David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes on to the Manchester United football team. The team remains to be the biggest club in the UK and those six boys became unforgettable in helping to re-enforce that, perplexing the nation with their impressive athletic dexterity. The nineties also saw a genuine sense of unity amongst footballers - an attitude that improved the sporting world and made English football what it is today.
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Check out the prodigal 6 in a new trailer below.
As Manchester United’s most famous crop of players, the class of 92 – otherwise known as David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville – are receiving their very own documentary, chronicling their rise to football stardom in 1992 right up until the infamous treble-winning 1999 season.
You’ll see interviews from former footballers Zinedine Zidane and Eric Cantona, film director Danny Boyle, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Mani from The Stone Roses as they recount both the sporting and cultural impact their achievement – and mere presence – brought about.
The 90s was an era of change and positivity for the UK in terms of music, politics and film; a cultural haven of success and optimism. It was also the year that football was to take a huge turn with the enlistment of David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes; all star players that began their professional sporting careers in 1992 for the biggest club in the UK, Manchester United. Not only did they make their team bafflingly successful with their unique athletic dexterity, but they also showed genuine attitudes of unity with their real friendship that shaped football in England for the better.
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The story of English football's super six has been told in a new documentary.
It’s a pretty good time for football fanatics, especially Manchester United fans, off the field anyway. Alex Ferguson’s book has given an unrivalled insight into the iconic British club since his retirement, and now we’ll be able delve into the Class of 92, seeing United’s greatest generation up close and personal.
Manchester United's Class of 96 - From left to right: Giggs, Butt, Beckham, P. Neville, Scholes, G. Neville
David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville are all special footballers. Not only did they all enjoy illustrious careers – Ryan Giggs still does – but they all grew up together, and cut their teeth under the same, all-powerful manager: Sir Alex.