12 years have passed since that fateful 2007/08 season. It is one of the most glorious period of MU. That year, with superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez in the team, "Reds" won the double Premiership and Champions League.
MU 2007/08 Champions League
Meanwhile, MU was 9 years unknown to glory in the Champions League. And therefore, the pressure is terrible. Since owns many big stars in the lineup should Sir Alex really headache with personnel problems. Everyone wants to have the name in the starting lineup in the match that history.
Daily Mail recently quoted since former midfielder Owen Hargreaves about what happened before the coronation MU on a rainy night in Moscow in 2008. Accordingly, the pre-match atmosphere is extremely tense. It was a terrible rivalries in the world at the time.
In the training session before the game, coach Sir Alex split into 2 teams play each other team and then trouble has occurred. "I remember we were grouped together in the rehearsal game before the game. We almost had a fight because the atmosphere was very tense. A losing team, quarrels and conflicts occur "- Owen Hargreaves recalls.
The atmosphere before the final tense 2007/08
In its disclosure, Owen Hargreaves Ronaldo revealed that groundwater is the person "behind" him in rehearsal. CR7 was furious with his teammate in the team. He wants them to have the highest concentration. And then, Ronaldo "to both his" blue army, causing hot Tevez eyes.
The attacking players - including Ronaldo, always rest during training camp under very sore, no different from the Champions League final really. So, a few nasty blow even without malice but creates dangerous. An injury can cause Ronaldo, Rooney, Tevez, Scholes absent in the game to life there.
Therefore, it is conceivable that these nasty blow like that makes them irritable. Instead of a motivational talk of the whole team, Sir Alex must stand out to prevent a small scuffle. Luckily everything was settled satisfactorily thanks to Sir Alex jurisdictional treatment.
Ronaldo's dazzling moments in the 2007/08 Champions League final
A day later, Manchester United beat Chelsea in a penalty shootout. Owen Hargreaves himself played a full game. He contributed with a goal in the penalty shootout. Nobody complains about her tense rehearsals, because it is probably inevitable journey to the crowning touch of glory.
Champions League suffocation, Owen Hargreaves then had an interesting experience. A few days later, United's central midfielders focus back and England, where he met a number of Chelsea players. Hargreaves shared emotion that he refrain from how to vex teammates in the "Three Lions".
"We meet again as England prepare for the match against the US at Wembley. It was difficult when facing them. Terry, Lampard and Ashley Cole. Of course I was very happy with the victory in the Champions League but I know I need to stay calm "- Owen Hargreaves blandly recalled one of the most memorable period of my life.