Cesc Fabregas finally reveals the truth behind the infamous 'Pizza Gate' with Fergie in 2004

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Back in the early 2000's, the Premier League was dominated by the rivalry between the country's two finest teams, Arsenal and Manchester United.

Until Roman Abramovich injected Chelsea with some serious oil money in 2003, no one could really get near the big two.

Each time they met, the footballing world virtually stood still in a similar manner to El Clasico in Spain, with managers Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger embroiled in a legendary rivalry.

In 2004, the two Goliaths met in what was arguably their most controversial meeting during the years of their feud.

Arsenal arrived at Old Trafford on a 49-game unbeaten streak and United looked like the only team that could stop them.

They did so, winning 2-0 in slightly controversial circumstances, mainly due to Wayne Rooney diving for a penalty.

After the match concluded, the drama intensified, with a brawl virtually breaking out between the two dressing rooms.

A slice of pizza was thrown at Ferguson and the identity of the culprit has always remained a slight mystery.


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It was widely believed that Cesc Fabregas was the guilty party but he has never confirmed this.

Well, all conspiracy theories can now be put to bed as the Spanish midfielder reveals exactly what happened while speaking to James Corden on 'A League of Their Own'.


The host asks Fabregas to explain the ordeal and he did, replying, per Daily Mail: "Yes!', before going into the story: 'Martin Keown is a liar because I saw him in front of me just, like, punching people so he didn't see anything.

Francesc Fabregas of Arsenal

"All of a sudden, I heard noises and I thought what's happening? So I go out with my slice of pizza and I saw Sol Campbell, Rio Ferdinand, Martin Keown... everyone pushing each other.

"I was like I want to get in but I don't know how to and I threw... peeew... just threw it. Once I saw it was hitting, like, who it was hitting, which I didn't mean."

Fabregas then added: "I apologise Sir Alex, really didn't mean to do that."


Finally, the truth everyone wanted. If only there was uncovered footage of the entire incident because it would perhaps be the greatest discovery made in Premier League history.

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