A fitting send off for United legend

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Gary Neville made his Manchester United curtain call last night, and told his former teammates to finish the job in the Champions League on Saturday.

42,000 people packed into Old Trafford to see the Red Devils lose 2-1 to Juventus, with Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt all turning out alongside the former England international for his testimonial match.

After taking the acclaim of the fans, Neville was quick to turn attentions to the clash against Barcelona at Wembley, and is in no doubt that Sir Alex Ferguson's side can do the job against the Spanish champions.

"The most important thing for this club now is to go and win that trophy on Saturday," said Neville.

Famously passionate, the media-bound Neville has a final reflection on his celebrations against Liverpool, moments of controversy that won the defender the affections of the United faithful.


“I wish I’d done it more. You don’t know you’re going to win against Liverpool in the last minute of a game four times in your career," said Neville whilst wearing the shirt for the last time.

“Sheasy (John O’Shea), Rio, Ole (Gunnar Solskjaer) and Eric (Cantona) at Wembley all did it. I’m playing for a club I love and I’m going to get emontional.”

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