The Magnificent Sevens

The Magnificent Sevens

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With the help of players, journalists, and a psychologist, this authoritative study analyzes the five men who have worn the number seven shirt for Manchester Uniteda€”Best, Robson, Cantona, Beckham, and Ronaldoa€”and assesses both their soccer credentials as well as what makes them tick. Each man is involved in some of the greatest stories in soccer history, including Besta€™s almost single-handed victory at the European Cup; Robsona€™s battle to lift United at a time when the team was mired in mediocrity; Cantonaa€™s transformation of the club back into winners; Beckham's amazing performance that led to the end of Sir Alex Ferguson's personal holy grail via an audacious European Cup win in 1999; Ronaldoa€™s ability to bring hope and glitter to a club in transition. This is the no-holds-barred story of Manchester United's own magnificent midfielders and the history of the club itself, covering the good, the bad, and the ugly.nodding home the first goal from a cross by Gary Neville and giving full back Robbie Ryan a nightmare afternoon at the office. ... after United wrapped up their 11th FA Cupwin: a#39;Ryan GiggsandRuud vanNistelrooy produced some good moments forus, but Cristiano Ronaldo was particularly outstanding. ... In thatfirst season, Ronaldo made atotal of 39 appearances in all competitions, scoring 6 goals.

Title:The Magnificent Sevens
Author:Frank Worrall
Publisher:John Blake Publishing - 2008-07-07


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