4. David Beckham

Ex-Manchester United star David Beckham's return to Old Trafford with AC Milan may have lasted just 27 minutes, but it led to a rapturous reception from a home crowd clearly head over heels for the former England captain.

Beckham almost scored against the side he once enjoyed icon status for, but was unable to stop a United side inspired by Wayne Rooney winning the Champions League tie comfortably.

United fans got the best of both worlds, the chance to see one of their all-time hero's in the flesh and a timely reminder of the qualities a new generation led by Rooney have brought to the Theatre of Dreams.

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