Manchester United can't expect this of Marcus Rashford - Ryan Giggs

Ross Houston
May 25, 2017

The win means that Mourinho is the first manager to win the Champions League as well as the UEFA Cup/Europa League - on multiple occasions, with different club sides.

"I agree with UEFA's decision to play the match but, you know, if we have questions like your question (about the importance of winning the game for the city) that made us return to this tragedy, obviously it takes happiness from our achievement".

"The start was very important, we scored very early, then we got the second goal and we controlled the game", Pogba said after the game.

Two days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people following an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena, United's fans, players and staff stood unbowed in Stockholm.

"But the world goes on, it doesn't stop and we have to do our work. I think it was a boring game".

David Beckham is a Manchester United legend, a general icon and role model and he pretty much summed up what the win meant to the city while at the same time reminding that sport isn't the be all and end all.

United will face the victor of Real Madrid and Juventus in the Uefa Super Cup final on August 8 and he could lead the line. So the season was the victory of pragmatism and the people who respect the opponent and try to exploit the opponents' weakness.

United's players wore black armbands, while chants of "Manchester" rang out from their fans as reminders of the attack were everywhere at the Friends Arena in Sweden.

Pogba, who moved to Manchester aged 16 to join United's set up and returned last summer from Juventus for a world record 89 million pounds ($115.41 million) fee, added: "We know things like this are very sad all over the world".

"But he played. He played outside with crutches with the other guys, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young, Eric Bailly, they were playing behind the bench shouting, they were doing everything". But in a bad season, in a season where sometimes I felt my team is the worst in the world and I am the worst manager in the world, we won three trophies and go to the Champions League by winning a trophy.

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