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Kagawa: I Used To Watch United On TV When I Was A Child

Shinji Kagawa has revealed that he has read up on the history of his new club and that he used to watch United on the TV when he was a kid.

“I know about all those historical events in the past, like the Munich air crash,” Kagawa told the official site. “For me, personally, the fact that an Asian player, Ji-Sung Park, played for the club had a big impact on me. I used to watch United matches on TV when I was little.”

Kagawa also compared his new team with the one he left behind, German champions Dortmund, who finished top of their Champions League group this season.

“Dortmund is a team with young players who don’t have much experience. But we were united and worked very hard as a team,” he said. “Here at Manchester United we have a lot of experienced players who know how to play in big games. The club have won many titles and I feel every single player has a lot of potential. We’re particularly blessed with a lot of attacking players, who can create various openings in the game, and world-class strikers like Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney.”

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7 Comments

  1. Gaffer says:

    who didnt?

  2. Mitch Kramer says:

    @gaffer – tevez didnt

  3. thegingerassassin says:

    @Mitch Kramer
    Hahahaha….good one mate!

  4. covyder@malaysia says:

    tevez is busy watching…Who Wants To Be A Millionaire….

  5. Proverb says:

    Haha you nuts
    Made my day

  6. tolumancunian says:

    John terry n steven Gerrard certainly didn’t. They were busy wanking off on match days.

  7. belfast red. says:

    Love it when our player’s come out with things like this… I realy hope he clicks in. Got a feeling its going to take this season to totally ajust. And believe he will be immense for us next season.

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