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 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.
The tennis star says go easy on the BBC man
Andy Murray’s Wimbledon 2012 was hanging in the balance. Two sets down to Fernando Verasco, it would take some serious heart to get back and win to stay in the tournament. Luckily, for Murray and all the Brits watching, he did. But a strange interview followed.
Garry Richardson, a BBC sports journalist, said: “Sir Alex Ferguson was in the Royal Box today watching you. He's been known to go into the dressing room after matches and give his players a bit of hairdryer treatment. Will Lendl say some things to you Andy to sort of gee you up or do you not need that? Do you know it all yourself?” Sir Alex is a fellow Scot, and one of Murray’s heroes. He’s just quit Manchester United so has plenty of time to do things like watching tennis. Murray answered: “I don't know it all, far from it. But I don't see why I should get told off after that. I tried incredibly hard, chased every single ball down from the first to the last and I came through an incredibly tough match. It could have gone the other way but I found a way through.”
Sir Alex Ferguson Monday 6th February 2012 Laureus Sport Awards held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre - Arrival.
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