In front of tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting fans, Manchester United players and retiring manager Alex Ferguson paraded the Premier League trophy through packed city streets on a second day of jubilant celebrations for the English champions.
Fans clambered dangerously up storefronts, scaffolding, statues, bus stands and road signs to catch glimpses of Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and, of course, Ferguson as the open-top double decker bus - bearing a ''Champions 2013'' logo - wound its way from Old Trafford to the city center.
Some lines were 30-people deep and many buildings had roof tops crammed with fans, some of them shirtless.
United players were spending a second day with the trophy after lifting it Sunday following the 2-1 win over Swansea - Ferguson's final game at Old Trafford after nearly 27 years in charge.
''Yesterday was a day I'll never forget,'' said Ferguson, who waved a United flag in front of supporters before the bus departed. ''All my family wil...