Former Man.Utd star, Van Nistelrooy scores in Charity match against Barcelona legends.


Dutch Legend, Ruud van Nistelrooy was on hand to score as a Manchester United legend in a game against Barcelona as they defeated thier counterparts 5-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

The game was star-studded with the likes Van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar, Dwight Yorke and Louis Saha among the big names to turn out for United while the Barca side had Edgar Davids, Eric Abidal, Edmilson, Gaizka Mendieta and Patrick Kluivert in thier ranks.

Former United manager, Alex Ferguson was among those in the stands as the two sides held a minute’s silence ahead of kick-off to pay their respects to the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and Barcelona.


Andy Cole was the manager of the United team who stood as a replacement for Bryan Robson, won 3-1 in the Camp Nou leg of the tie in June.