Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/23/12
A statue of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been unveiled under the stand bearing his name at Old Trafford. Over 2,500 people attended, including former United greats Sir Bobby Charlton, Peter Schmeichel, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Andy Cole, Denis Irwin, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar and Eric Cantona. And Ferguson's wife, Lady Cathy, stood next to her husband as she unveiled the new statue on Friday. "Normally people die before they have a statue. I'm outliving death," joked the United manager to the crowd. "It is an incredible journey I've had at the club. I have managed so many great players and some of them are here today. "They should actually build a statue for all of them. They have been fantastic players to have. "I have been very privileged to deal with such great players from 1986 through to today. They have given us all enormous pleasure. "We all have a part to play, the manager, all the coaches and the medical staff. They have also played their pa...
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